Pediatric Surgery

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The pediatric surgery department provides surgical consultation and care for a variety of problems in infants, children and adolescents with emphasis on congenital, neoplastic and traumatic conditions.

Phone. 937-461-5020
Fax. 937-641-3107

Medical Director: David P. Meagher, Jr, MD

Diagnoses of Conditions Treated

  • Acute abdominal conditions
    • Appendicitis
    • Intestinal obstruction
    • Malrotation and midgut volvulus
  • Burns
  • Chest wall deformities
    • Pectus carinatum
    • Pectus excavatum
  • Gastoesophageal disorders
    • Achalasia
    • Esophageal atresia
    • Foreign bodies
    • Gastroesophageal reflux
    • Hypertrophic pyloric stenosis
    • Genitourinary disorders
  • Genitourinary disorders
    • Hernia/hydroceles
    • Ovarian cysts and tumors
    • Phimosis
    • Testicular masses
    • Undescended testis
  • Head and neck masses
    • Brachial cleft remnants/cysts
    • Cystic hygromas
    • Dermoid cysts
    • Thyroglossal duct cysts
    • Thyroid masses
  • Hepatobiliary diseases
    • Biliary atresia
    • Choledochal cysts
    • Cholelithiasis and gallbladder dysfunction
    • Liver tumors and masses
    • Pancreatic disorders
  • Thoracic conditions
    • Tumors
    • Foreign bodies
    • Empyema
    • Congenital conditions

Services Available

  • Diagnostic evaluation
  • Prenatal consultation for abdominal wall defects, intestinal malformations, pulmonary and diaphragmatic anomalies, masses and tumors
  • Surgical treatment
  • Long-term management of major congenital anomalies, thermal injury and tumors

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  • Dayton Children's
    • Monday through Friday
  • Specialty Care Center - Warren County
    • Second and fourth Friday afternoon of each month

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Referral Process

Phone: 937-461-5020
Fax: 937-641-3107

Monday - Friday 8:00 am - 5:00 pm


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