Minimally Invasive Pediatric Surgery

The pediatric surgeons at Children's Hospital of Philadelphia are experienced in the full range of minimally invasive procedures appropriate for children. In addition to providing laparoscopic, thoracoscopic and endoscopic procedures for children, our surgeons are developing new and innovative minimally invasive procedures specifically designed for the unique surgical problems children face.

Small Wonder: Minimally Invasive Surgery Video

Why Choose Us?

When faced with the prospect of surgery, you want to know your child is receiving the best, most compassionate care available. At Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia, our team of world-class pediatric surgeons and experienced staff take a multidisciplinary approach to the treatment and care of your child. This makes us uniquely capable of treating the most difficult cases. No matter what your child’s condition, they will have access to a full team of the nation’s top pediatric specialists, providing personalized treatment and care for everything from medical management and surgery to diet, nutrition and family support.

Surgery Patient with Childlife Specialist

Why Choose Us for Your Child's Surgery

CHOP’s pediatric general surgeons are experts in the surgical and postoperative care of premature babies, neonates, children and adolescents.

Surgery Prep Family in Prep Room with Doctor

Your Child's Preoperative Visit

Find tips to prepare for your preoperative visit if your child is having surgery with one of our pediatric general surgeons.