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Education & Training

  • Fellowship Program, Pediatric Surgery, 2001
    Univ. of Alabama at Birmingham
  • Residency Program, Pediatric Surgery, 2001
    The University of Alabama Hospital
  • Residency Program, General Surgery, 1999
    University of Cincinnati Hospital
  • Fellowship Program, Fellowship*, 1996
    University of Cincinnati
  • Fellowship Program, Transplant Surgery, 1996
    Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center
  • Internship Program, General Surgery, 1993
    University of Cincinnati Hospital
  • MD, 1992
    SUNY Upstate Medical University
  • BS, 1984
    Colgate University

Board Certifications

  • American Board of Surgery
  • American Board of Surgery/Pediatric Surgery

Awards & Recognition

  • Top Doctors No Va Magazine (2018, 2017, 2016, 2015)
  • Top Doctors Washingtonian (2018)

National Provider ID: 1770557175


Biography

Timothy Kane, M.D., 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.

 

A Review of Laparoscopic Nissen Fundoplication in Children Weighing Less Than Five Kilograms

(2010) Journal of Pediatric Surgery

Endoscopicallyguided thoracoscopic esophagectomy for stricture in a child

(2010) Surgical Endoscopy

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

(0001) Journal of Pediatric 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

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

(2008) Surgical Endoscopy

Position paper on laparoscopic antireflux operations in infants and children for gastroesophageal reflux disease

(2009) Journal of Pediatric Surgery

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

(2010) Surgery

Thoracic Neuroblastoma A Retrospective Review of Our Institutional Experience with Comparison of Thoracoscopic and Open Approaches to Resection

(2010) Journal of Pediatric Surgery

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