Message from the Chief
When your child needs medical treatment, you want him or her to have the very best care available. So, it stands to reason that if your child needs an operation, you will want to consult with a surgeon who is qualified and experienced in operating on children. You may not even be fully aware of what a board certified pediatric surgeon is: to learn more please click here. You also need to seek an environment that provides a total pediatric experience for your child and for the entire family of the child. Our surgeons operate at the Bristol Myers Squibb Children’s Hospital, a modern pediatric facility that is the only free-standing tertiary pediatric hospital in the state.
The pediatric surgeons of Robert Wood Johnson Medical School operate on children from the newborn stage through the teenage years. We are all board certified in general surgery and pediatric surgery and have trained at many of the leading pediatric centers in the country. We are academic pediatric surgeons, not just in practice. That means we have the following priorities:
Parents today desire and deserve information about their child’s condition. We are available to facilitate that inquiry, and suggest that you might wish to check the following two outstanding sites on the web. There is much on the internet that is, at best questionable, as to medical knowledge; some is plainly wrong. These web links are reliable: