Pediatric General and Thoracic Surgery 

Advanced General and Thoracic Pediatric Surgery by the Only Board-Certified Pediatric Surgeons in the Augusta, Georgia Region

The Pediatric General and Thoracic Surgery Section at the Children’s Hospital of Georgia in Augusta, Georgia offers comprehensive general and thoracic pediatric surgical care for children from premature infants to age 18.

Our pediatric surgeons are supported by excellent pediatric anesthesiologists and perform procedures for:

Abdominal
  • Appendectomy
  • Cholecystectomy
  • Gastrostomy
  • Hirschsprung’s disease
  • o Imperforate anus (Pena procedure)
  • Intestinal atresias
  • Intussusception
  • Malrotation
  • Neuroblastoma
  • Pyloromyotomy
  • Splenectomy
  • Tumors (liver, kidney, abdomen, ovary)
  • Umbilical disorders
  • Wilm’s tumor
Chest
 
  • Atresia and TEF
  • Chest wall tumors
  • Esophageal disorders (achalasia)
  • Esophageal Strictures
  • Foreign bodies (coins) empyema
  • GE reflux
  • Nuss and Ravitch procedures
  • PDA ligations
  • Pectus excavatum/carinatum
  • ph probe testing for GE reflux
  • Pneumothorax
  • VATS, lung resections

Head and Neck

  • Ankyloglossia (tongue-tie)
  • Branchial cleft cyst
  • Cystic hygroma/ lymphangioma
  • Dermoids face and neck
  • Lymph node biopsy
  • Thryoidectomy
  • Thyroglossal neck cyst

Minimally invasive surgery (laparoscopy)

  • Achalasia
  • Appendectomy
  • Cholecystectomy
  • Endorectal pull thru
  • Fundoplication for GE reflux
  • Gastrostomy
  • Imperforate anus
  • Intestinal resections
  • Malrotation
  • Pyloric stenosis
  • VP shunt placement

Neonatal Surgery
(for congenital anomalies)

  • Anus/rectum
  • ECMO for respiratory failure
  • Esophagus
  • Intestine
  • Necrotizing enterocolitis
  • Sacrococcygeal teratoma
  • Stomach

Pediatric trauma surgery
(for patients up to 12 years of age)

  • Comprehensive management of injured child to include all blunt and penetrating trauma to children as well as multisystem trauma

Vats

  • Blebectomy for recurrent pneumothorax
  • Lung biopsy
  • Partial lung resections
  • Repair of diaphragmatic hernia
  • Thoracoscopy for biopsy of chest/mediastinal tumors

Meet Our Pediatric General and Thoracic Surgeons

Directions and Address

Children’s Hospital of Georgia
1446 Harper Street, 3rd floor
Augusta, GA, 30912

Request an online appointment now or call 706-721-KIDS (5437)
or toll free at 888-721-KIDS (5437) to speak to a member of our pediatric surgery team,
or call the clinic directly at 706-721-3941.