Pediatric Surgery

Children’s Regional Hospital at Cooper provides advanced diagnosis, treatment, and follow-up care for children with surgical needs. Our experts provide surgical solutions for children ranging from premature infants with congenital birth defects to adolescent trauma victims.

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.

Why Choose Cooper for Pediatric Surgery?

Parents and caregivers choose Cooper for pediatric surgery because of our:

  • Surgical expertise: When your child needs surgery, safety is your top concern. Our team includes pediatric surgeons, pediatric anesthesiologists, and other subspecialists, many of them fellowship-trained in their areas of expertise. This advanced training means our experts are equipped to perform a full range of surgical procedures on children of all ages, including newborns.
  • Team approach: Children’s Regional Hospital at Cooper has 27 pediatric subspecialist programs – more than any other hospital in South Jersey. As our specialists collaborate together, you can be confident your child is receiving timely, expert care for any surgical procedure.
  • National recognition: Cooper’s pediatric surgeons have gained national recognition from the National Pediatric Trauma Registry, reflecting their surgical excellence. You can be confident your child is in excellent hands with our pediatric surgeons.
  • Research and innovation: We strive to be on the leading edge of medical education and research. Our entire surgical staff stays on top of the most recent advancements in pediatric surgery techniques, ensuring all children receive the highest level of care.
  • Thoughtful care approach: We care deeply about our patients and their families, and it’s evident in everything we do. As part of our pre-surgery program, Cooper’s pediatric surgeons meet patients in the operating room before surgery and show them little details, like the scrubs they’ll wear during the operation. This helps put children at ease and lets families meet our skilled specialists firsthand.

Pediatric Surgery Services We Offer

Our pediatric surgeons provide prenatal consultation on potential birth defects affecting babies in the womb. Our staff has years of experience performing a wide range of surgical procedures, including:

  • Abdominal surgery, to treat certain causes of abdominal pain
  • Appendectomy
  • Chest wall deformity correction
  • Circumcision
  • GERD (gastroesophageal reflux) treatment
  • Hernia repairs
  • Inflammatory bowel disease treatment
  • Lymph node dissection
  • Ovarian cyst removal
  • Pilonidal disease treatment
  • Removal of various lumps and tumors
  • Surgical correction of undescended testicles
  • Trauma surgery

Contact Us

To learn more about Cooper’s pediatric surgery services, to schedule an appointment, or to refer a patient, please call 800.8.COOPER (800.826.6737).