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Pediatric Chest Wall Defects: Nuss and Ravitch Technique

Chest wall conditions are abnormalities in the chest area that a child is born with. At Children’s National Hospital, our team of pediatric specialists has vast experience performing these complex surgical procedures and always plans treatments that are appropriate for children’s still-developing bodies

Children's Team

Children's Team


Children's National Hospital

Mikael Petrosyan

Associate Chief, General and Thoracic Surgery
Director of Pediatric Surgery Fellowship


General and Thoracic Surgery

The pediatric surgical experts at Children’s National in Washington, D.C., provide advanced, comprehensive surgical care for infants, children and teenagers.