David Meagher, MD, FACS - Pediatric Surgery

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One Children's Plaza View map
Dayton Children's Hospital
Dayton, OH 45404
Phone: 937-461-5020
Fax: 937-641-3107

Department: Surgery, Surgical Services, Pediatric Surgery.

Services: Surgical Services, Outpatient Testing Centers, Pediatric Surgery, Trauma Service.


Special Interests: Trauma, burn and acute would care, surgical oncology, Hirschsprungs Disease, and minimally invasive surgery.

Education and Training+

Medical School: Baylor College of Medicine

Residency: Baylor Affiliated Hospital in Houston, TX

Fellowship: Pediatric surgery, Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center and The Children's Hospital, Denver

Board Certification: Pediatric surgery

Publications and Presentations+

Dr. Meagher has contributed to 22 publications and presentations in the field of pediatric medicine.

Get to Know Me+

I chose my specialty because... I have a desire to help children and families through surgical problems.

I chose to work at Dayton Children's because... it is a friendly and caring environment.

Dayton Children's is special because... of it's friendly and caring environment.

My personal Interests are... USA Swimming. Dr. Meagher has served as a national championships official. He also enjoys mountaineering, golf, and travel

Other Notes: Our pediatric surgery department is a level II ACS-certified pediatric trauma service, which means we provide care for a variety of problems in infants, children and adolescents with a special emphasis on congenital, neoplastic and traumatic conditions. All of our pediatric surgeons have received specific training in pediatric surgery and are board certified, ensuring that our team is prepared to handle the special needs of your child.

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