Pediatric Surgery

1707 Front of building

UNLV Health provides advanced diagnosis, treatment, and follow-up care for children with surgical needs. When needed our pediatric surgical specialists can provide robotic microsurgery solutions for children ranging from premature infants with congenital birth defects to adolescent trauma victims. Always working to provide surgical solutions that are minimally invasive so kids can get back to being, kids.

The pediatric surgery team is committed to providing expert, specialized care to families in our community. Our skilled surgeons and our caring, kid-friendly approach to each and every child set our pediatric surgery team apart.

Our specialists stay up-to-date with the latest tools and strategies, including new medications and minimally invasive surgical procedures. This advanced training means our experts are equipped to perform a full range of surgical procedures on children of all ages, including newborns. You can be confident your child is in excellent hands with the pediatric surgical team at UNLV Health.

Services & Treatments

  • Appendectomy
  • Cholecystectomy
  • Circumcisions
  • Cyst/Mass Removal
  • Digestive and Gastrointestinal Disease
  • Hernia Repair
  • Muscle Biopsy
  • Orchiopexy
  • Repair of Pectus Excavatum
  • Repair of Reflux/Gerd
  • Lap Appendectomy
  • Lap Cholecystectomy
  • Inguinal Hernia repair,
  • Umbilical Hernia repair
  • Epigastric Hernia repair
  • Port or broviac placement
  • Port or broviac removal
  • Excision/biopsy of mass
  • Excision/biopsy of lump/lesion
  • Excision of polydactyly
  • Excision of PNS (pilonidal sinus)
  • Lingual frenulectomy
  • Liver biopsy
  • Colostomy
  • Ileostomy
  • Nephrectomy
  • Vagus nerve stimulator implant
  • Vagus nerve battery replacement
  • Disimpaction
  • Kasai procedure
  • Ladds procedure
  • Nuss procedure
  • PSARP procedure
  • Sistrunk procedure