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At Children's National, we treat the whole child, paying special attention to your child's physical and emotional needs. Discover more information about available treatments from the General and Thoracic Surgery team.
Our pediatric surgical experts perform minimally invasive procedures for infants, children, and teenagers.
Our pediatric surgical experts perform advanced esophageal procedures, including anti-reflux surgery and peroral endoscopic myotomy (POEM).
Our neonatal surgical experts perform minimally invasive laparoscopic surgery on newborns and infants.
Our general and thoracic surgery experts perform the Nuss and Ravitch procedures for children with chest wall defects.
Our intestinal rehabilitation experts perform bowel lengthening procedures to treat children with intestinal failure.
Children's National trained and skilled pediatric gastroenterologists perform endoscopy and colonoscopy with biopsies as part of the diagnosis and management of Inflammatory Bowel Disease. A pediatric anesthesiologist manages the anesthesia in each case. Our endoscopy suite has experienced nurses and techs who support the patient throughout the procedure.