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Pediatric General Surgery

The Duke Division of Pediatric General Surgery is committed to providing exceptional surgical care to infants, children, and adolescents, educating the next generation of pediatric surgeons, and conducting research that improves surgical outcomes. 

To make an appointment to have us help with your child’s care, call:


Fax: 919-681-8353

Our pediatric surgeons provide consultation and evaluation at several convenient locations in the Triangle area, including:

Nearly all surgery for your child is performed at the main campus at the Duke Children’s Hospital. Outpatient surgical procedures are performed both at Duke Children’s and Duke Ambulatory Surgery Center. All surgery is performed with board-certified pediatric anesthesiologists, along with a fully-trained team of children’s health care nurses, perioperative staff, and separate care areas for children.

High-Quality Care

The Duke Division of Pediatric General Surgery provides surgical care for the diagnosis and treatment of a variety of general and thoracic disorders in children including congenital malformations, endocrine disorders, tumors, injuries, and various acquired conditions.

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Global Pediatric Surgery

Our division coordinates the Duke-UNC Pediatric Surgery/Urology Guatemala Project, which is a collaboration between Duke, UNC-Chapel Hill, Guatemalan partners, and NGOs. Our overall goal is to support care, research, and education initiatives to improve pediatric surgery in Guatemala.

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Duke Children's Hospital & Health Center

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Conjoined twins separated at Duke: Henry Rice, MD, and other Duke pediatric surgeons separated conjoined twins during a nine-hour operation that took place in June of 2015.