The surgeons also see patients in weekly clinics at All Children’s Outpatient Care locations in Brandon and Sarasota for pre- and post-surgical evaluations.

Pediatric General Surgery

The Pediatric General Surgery program at Johns Hopkins All Children’s Hospital offers a wide range of specialty and subspecialty surgical care to children, teenagers and young adults in the Tampa Bay and Gulf Coast regions of Florida.  In addition to providing basic general surgery care (see side panel), we have particular expertise and clinical interest in the following areas:

Minimally Invasive Surgery

A regional leader in minimal access surgery, Johns Hopkins All Children’s Hospital offers the state of the art technology and techniques for performing operations on babies, children and teenagers.
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Neonatal Surgery

Johns Hopkins All Children’s Hospital uses a multidisciplinary  team of pediatric surgeons, perinatologists, neonatologists, and pediatric anesthesiologists to manage infants with congenital and acquired conditions requiring surgery.
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Thoracic Surgery

Operations on the chest wall to correct pectus excavatum as well as procedures involving the lung, mediastinum and esophagus require the experience and skill of specially trained pediatric surgeons.
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Surgical Oncology

Through their active participation in the national Children’s Oncology Group and in their partnership with the Johns Hopkins All Children’s Hospital pediatric oncologist and bone marrow transplant unit, the pediatric surgeons of Johns Hopkins All Children's Hospital offer the latest developments and treatments for pediatric cancer patients.
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Your Appointment at Johns Hopkins All Children's Hospital

Prior to your surgery at Johns Hopkins All Children's Hospital you will most likely have an office visit with the Johns Hopkins All Children's Hospital Surgical Group. Find out what to bring to your office visit, and where office visits are available.

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Common procedures


ACE procedure (antegrade continent enterostomy)



Congenital Diaphragmatic Hernia

Esophagoscopy, esophageal dilation, bronchoscopy

Excision of all types of skin lesions

Surgery for neck masses


Gastroschisis repair


Inguinal hernia repair

Lymph node biopsy

Central venous port and catheter placement

Pectus excavatum repair



Surgery for congenital defects of the GI tract, abdominal wall, chest wall or lungs

Surgery for inflammatory bowel disease

Surgery for ovarian masses

Surgery for solid tumors

Surgery for trauma

Umbilical hernia repair

To reach the Pediatric General Surgery Program call:
727-767-4170, or call toll-free 1-800-456-4543, ext. 4170.