Meet the Pediatric Surgery Team

At Norton Children’s Surgery, affiliated with the UofL School of Medicine, our fellowship-trained and board-certified pediatric surgeons are available around the clock to help kids from Louisville, Southern Indiana and beyond. They have the experience and skills to conduct a wide variety of operations.

From the most straightforward to the most complex surgeries, you can be confident that your child will receive the highest quality treatment. In addition, every child who has surgery at our hospital is cared for by a fellowship-trained pediatric anesthesiologist. These specialists help provide the safest care for your child.

Our Location

Novak Center for Children’s Health
411 E Chestnut St., Fifth Floor
Louisville, KY 40202
(502) 588-0390

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