common conditions 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.
cancers and tumors
- Surgery to remove tumors/masses such as Wims tumors, teratomas, cysts and neuroblastomas
- Port placement for chemotherapy
- Sarcomas such as rhabdomyosarcoma and soft tissue sarcomas
Learn more about our work with Hematology/Oncology.
head and neck masses
- Brachial cleft remnants/cysts
- Cystic hygromas
- Thyroid masses
- Dermoid cysts
- Thyroglossal duct cysts
- CCAM/CPAM and lobar emphysema
- Congenital defects of the abdominal wall and other structures
- Congenital diaphragmatic hernia (CDH)
- Patent ductus arteriosus
- Tracheoesophageal fistula (TEF)
skin and subcutaneous tissue masses or conditions
- Congenital nevi/moles
- Ingrown toenails
- Subcutaneous masses
The American College of Surgeons (ACS) officially verifies Dayton Children’s Hospital as a Level 1 Pediatric Trauma Center. This is the highest level attainable. As parents and care givers, you can rely on Dayton Children’s to provide the best care for your child, even in the toughest circumstances.