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The pediatric surgeons at St. Louis Children’s Hospital are dedicated to providing compassionate care and advanced treatments in a child-friendly environment. Among the conditions treated by surgeons are congenital anomalies and diseases of the gastrointestinal tract, abdomen, chest, head, neck, thyroid and parathyroid glands. In addition, expert care is provided for children with cancertrauma and burns.

Our pediatric surgeons have special expertise in treating congenital conditions – offering prenatal counseling as well as surgical and follow-up care. Surgeon-in-Chief Brad Warner, MD, is a leading expert in the treatment of short-gut syndrome requiring surgical procedures to lengthen the intestine or to improve its function.

Treating major diseases surgically

The major disease processes cared for by the Department of Surgery encompass:

Offering treatment for gastrointestinal problems

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Dr. Brad Warner was featured in St. Louis Magazine.  Read more.

We offer expertise in gastrointestinal problems including:

Serving pediatric oncology patients

The department also serves pediatric oncology patients, including those with:

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Why Choose Us?

St. Louis Children’s Hospital is consistently ranked among the nation’s best pediatric hospitals by U.S. News & World Report, the most comprehensive source of quality-related information on U.S. pediatric hospitals. We follow one simple mission – to do what’s right for kids. That mission comes to life through medical discovery, innovative therapies and compassionate care.

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We offer world-class care to children thanks in part to generous gifts from hundreds of people who have joined us as Guardians of Childhood. This philanthropic support enabled us to fulfill our mission to do what's right for kids. Join us in making health care better for all children.

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