Timothy Kane, MD Division Chief, General and Thoracic Surgery

Bio

Biography

Timothy Kane, MD, serves as Division Chief of General and Thoracic Surgery and Program Director of the Pediatric Surgery Fellowship Program in the Joseph E. Robert, Jr., Center for Surgical Care. 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 works to develop the Center’s minimally invasive surgery program through clinical practice, instruction, and research, while improving minimally invasive surgical techniques and speed into standard clinical care for pediatrics. Dr. Kane also is a Professor of Surgery and Pediatrics at the George Washington School of Medicine & Health Sciences. 

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

Patient story

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.

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Jaelynn's Story

"I know that it's very scary to have to think about surgery, but it's been the best thing I could have done for her. I would love to be a support for any other families going through this as well."

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