Pediatric Surgery Research

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Surgery is different for kids than it is for adults, and our researchers are constantly searching for the most effective methods and therapies for conditions that require children to undergo surgery. 

Dr. Joseph Gleason performing a robot surgery

Our Research

  • Chest wall anomalies and deformities
  • Colorectal conditions
  • Bariatric surgery
  • Trauma and burns
  • Vascular anomalies
  • Congenital diaphragmatic hernia and ECMO
  • Intestinal rehabilitation and adaptation
  • Health disparities research
  • Hirschsprung’s Disease
  • Mucosal immune development
  • Minimally invasive surgery

Clinical Trials

If you are interested in participating in a surgery clinical trial, please view our list of current and active trials.

Recent Publications

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Gosain, Towbin Receive NIH R01 Grants

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Untangling Neural Crest Cell Migration in Hirschsprung Disease

Ankush Gosain, MD, PhD, recently published a new study in "The FASEB Journal" delineating interactio...

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Air Guns Pose Safety Hazard for Children

Retrospective study of air gun injuries treated at trauma centers from 2007 to 2016...

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Closing the Global Mortality Gap

Le Bonheur surgeon publishes research on improving global neonatal surgical outcomes...

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