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common pediatric surgeries we treat

Dayton Children's experienced, board-certified pediatric surgeons perform a broad range of pediatric surgery procedures, from simple to complex. Below are some of the conditions that can require surgery.

Burns and wound

  • Acute wounds
  • Burns requiring skin grafting

Cancers and tumors

  • Surgery to remove tumors/masses such as Wims tumors, teratomas,  cysts and neuroblastomas
  • Port placement for chemotherapy
  • Sarcomas such as rhabdomyosarcomas, soft tissue sarcomas and

Learn more about our work with Hematology/Oncology

Gastrointestinal conditions

Genitourinary disorders

Head and neck masses

  • Brachial cleft remnants/cysts
  • Cystic hygromas
  • Thyroid masses
  • Dermoid cysts
  • Thyroglossal duct cysts
  • Tracheostomy

Hepatobiliary diseases

Neonatal conditions

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  • Atresia
  • CCAM and lobar emphysema
  • Congenital defects of the heart, abdominal wall and other structures
  • Congenital diaphragmatic hernia (CDH)
  • Gastroschisis
  • Omphalocele
  • Patent ductus arteriosus
  • Tracheaoesophageal fistula (TEF)

Skin and subcutaneous tissue masses or conditions

  • Congenital nevi/moles
  • Ingrown toenails
  • Subcutaneous masses
  • Warts

Thoracic conditions

Traumatic injuries

contact us request an appointment

The surgery clinic welcomes phone calls Monday – Friday, 8:00 am – 5:00 pm. 937-461-5020.

A physician referral is necessary prior to the child’s first visit. All follow up appointments will be made during your visit.

persevering past brain surgery

The Taylors never heard of Chiari malformation until it changed their son’s life, resulting in not one, but two complex brain surgeries.

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