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The Children's Research Institute

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Education & Training

  • Residency Program, Pediatric Surgery, The University of Alabama Hospital, Tuscaloosa, AL (2001)
  • Fellowship Program, Pediatric Surgery, University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, AL (2001)
  • Residency Program, General Surgery, University of Cincinnati Hospital, Cincinnati, OH (1999)
  • Fellowship Program, Transplant Surgery, Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center, Cincinnati, OH (1996)
  • Fellowship Program, University of Cincinnati, Cincinnati, OH (1996)
  • Internship Program, General Surgery, University of Cincinnati Hospital, Cincinnati, OH (1993)
  • M.D., SUNY Upstate Medical University, Syracuse, NY (1992)
  • B.S., Colgate University, Hamilton, NY (1984)

Academic Appointments

  • Professor of Surgery, George Washington University School of Medicine and Health Sciences
  • Professor of Pediatrics, George Washington University School of Medicine and Health Sciences

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.

Research & Publications