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Pediatric Surgery at BMC

Pediatric Surgery at BMC

At Boston Medical Center, referring physicians and patients can rest assured that they’ll be seen by the best if the need for surgery arises. Attending surgeons from Boston Children’s Hospital and a dedicated pediatric anesthesiologist are on-call 24/7 at BMC, treating patients from infancy through adolescence who require surgical intervention for routine or complex medical issues.

Located in the state-of-the-art Shapiro Center, our team of exceptional doctors, nurses, child life specialists, and other cross-departmental staff collaborate to ensure that care is provided in a family friendly and caring environment.

The Pediatric Surgery Team provides the following services:

  • Inpatient and ambulatory surgery
  • Pediatric trauma services
  • Pediatric intensive care
  • Neonatal intensive care

Elective Procedures:
Day Surgery Procedures
- Inguinal hernias
- Undescended testicles
- Circumcision (up to age 18)
- Umbilical hernias
- Soft tissue masses
- Soft tissue cysts
- Congenital head and neck cysts
- Soft tissue foreign bodies

Overnight Stay
- Enteral access (G tubes, GJ tubes)
- Fundoplication
- Gallbladder disease
- Vascular access
- Urology (non-reconstructive: hypospadias repair)

Emergency Procedures:
- Appendicitis
- Bowel obstruction
- Empyema
- Acute cholecystitis
- Neonatal bowel emergencies
- Testicular torsion

24 Hour Consultation for:
- Pediatric trauma
- Pediatric abdominal pain