Pediatric Surgery

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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.

Pediatric Surgery and the Conditions We Treat

Pediatric Surgery and Other Services We Offer

  • 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.

Meet Our Pediatric Surgery Team

Medical Director: David P. Meagher, Jr, MD
Victor N. Nanagas Jr, MD
Charles Goodwin, MD
Jeffrey S. Christian, MD
Jeffrey Pence, MD
Arturo Aranda-Gracia, MD
Linda Hollen, RN, MS, FNP
Brooke Houston, NP


Why is a pediatric surgeon necessary for my child?
The Dayton Children's difference
What is minimally invasive surgery?

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Appointments are made by referral only from a physician.





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