Timothy Kane, MD Division Chief, General and Thoracic Surgery

Bio

Biography

Timothy Kane, MD, serves as Associate Chief of Clinical Affairs and Program Director of the Pediatric Surgery Fellowship Program in the Joseph E. Robert, Jr., Center for Surgical Care. Additionally, he is a Principal Investigator in the Minimally Invasive Therapy Program in the Bioengineering Initiative of the Sheikh Zayed Institute for Pediatric Surgical Innovation. Dr. Kane will help develop the Center’s minimally invasive surgery program through clinical practice, instruction, and research. Through the Institute, Dr. Kane will work to improve minimally invasive surgical techniques and speed their incorporation into standard clinical care for pediatrics.

Dr. Kane is a general and thoracic pediatric surgeon specializing in minimally invasive surgery in infants, children, and adolescents for many pediatric surgical conditions. He has specific interest and expertise in minimally invasive thoracic, gastrointestinal and neonatal surgery. His other interests include surgery for gastroesophageal reflux; chest wall deformities; palmar hyperhidrosis; and complex esophageal, intestinal, pancreatic, and hepatobiliary problems in children.


Education & Training

Education & Training

  • MD, 1992
    SUNY Upstate Medical University
  • BS, 1984
    Colgate University
Patient Stories

Patient Stories: Timothy Kane, MD

Stephen's Story

"Through the years, we have been in and out of various departments of Children's National and every single experience has been nothing less than outstanding in expertise, treatment protocol, and compassion."

Rebecca's Story

At only 15-days old, Rebecca would need to undergo surgery to treat intestinal malrotation and volvulus. Find out how Children's team used minimally invasive surgery to treat the infant.

Research & Publications

Research & Publications

Experience with Totally Laparoscopic Distal Pancreatectomy with Splenic Preservation for Pediatric Trauma Two Techniques

(0001) Journal of Pediatric Surgery

Endoscopicallyguided thoracoscopic esophagectomy for stricture in a child

(2010) Surgical Endoscopy

Review of Outcomes of Primary Liver Tumors in Children Our Institutional Experience with Resection and Transplantation

(2010) Surgery

Laparoscopic fundoplication after previous open abdominal operations in infants and children

(2009) Journal of laparoendoscopic & advanced surgical techniques

Minimally Invasive Repair of Congenital Diaphragmatic Hernias Review of a 7year Institutional Experience

(2009) Surgical Endoscopy

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Blair's Story

"I was blown away by the personalized care that we received. The nurses are incredibly compassionate and kind, and really made every effort to make the journey less painful for everyone."

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