Pediatric Surgery

Bringing Excellence in Surgical Care to Children

The UC San Diego Pediatric Surgery is dedicated to providing excellent surgical care for infants, children, and adolescents. children and young people. Our surgeons are committed to treating a variety of conditions from diseases or injuries to congenital disorders. As board-certified in both surgery and pediatric surgery, we are trained to perform complex and specialized procedures including chest and abdominal surgery, cancer surgery, and transplants in children and young adults.

As academic surgeons from a top medical research center, we bring the latest advances in medical knowledge when we come to the operating room. Our surgeons are highly respected researchers who are working to develop better ways of understanding, diagnosing and treating the health problems that affect children.

Surgeons Specializing in Pediatric Surgery

Dr. Devaney Eric Devaney, MD
Clinical Professor of Surgery
Pediatric Cardiothoracic Surgeon
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John J. Lamberti, MD
Director, Pediatric Heart Program
Professor of Surgery
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  Stephen Bickler, MD, FACS
Associate Clinical Professor of Surgery and Pediatrics
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  Mary Hilfiker, MD, PhD
Clinical Professor of Surgery
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  Timothy Fairbanks, MD
Assistant Clinical Professor
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  Karen Kling, MD
Pediatric Surgery
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  Nicholas C. Saenz, MD
Pediatric Surgery
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Patient Care

UC San Diego teams with Rady Children’s Hospital and Health Center of San Diego to provide surgical care for children and young people from throughout San Diego and the metropolitan area. We are devoted to excellence in care for our patients and their families.

Learn about the Pediatric Surgery Services at Rady Children’s Hospital.

Contact Us

Rady Children's Hospital
8010 Frost Street
Suite 414 - Mailcode 5136
San Diego, CA 92123

Office hours: Mon - Fri, 8am to 4:30pm

To schedule an appointment, please call 858-966-7711.

 
 
 
 
 
 

Last updated: 03/16/12 by Kelly Quach.