Department of Surgery

Pediatric Surgery Healthcare


The Adolescent Bariatric Surgery Team has been performing adolescent laparoscopic gastric bypass surgeries since 2004, including Roux-en-Y and sleeve gastrectomy.

Fetal surgery is also offered by the pediatric-surgery team and includes performing and developing techniques to diagnose and treat the unborn child with cardiac conditions, twin-twin transfusion syndrome, spina bifida, and congenital diaphragmatic hernia.

Surgeons in the Surgical Oncology program at Texas Children’s Hospital bring together the finest talents in general and thoracic surgical oncology, orthopedic oncology, neurosurgery, head and neck surgery, urology, gynecology, cardiovascular surgery, oncologic transplantation, ophthalmology and plastics/reconstructive surgery to diagnose, plan and surgery for even the most complex of cases.