Pediatric Surgical Services

Years of additional training after medical school, including residencies and fellowships in pediatric surgery have prepared the surgeons at Norton Children’s Surgery, affiliated with the UofL School of Medicine, to provide quality care for a broad range of pediatric conditions.

Areas of expertise include:

Why Choose Norton Children’s Surgery

The Adult Congenital Heart Association has recognized Norton Children's Heart Institute for its expertise treating adult congenital heart disease.
  • The board-certified and fellowship-trained physicians at Norton Children’s Surgery perform common procedures, such as appendectomies and hernia repairs, along with complex surgeries in children ranging from the tiniest babies to young adults.
  • Norton Children’s Surgery specialists care for injured children as part of the region’s only Level I Pediatric Trauma Center.
  • Our pediatric surgeons see patients at the Novak Center for Children’s Health in downtown Louisville and perform surgery at Norton Children’s Hospital in downtown Louisville, Norton Women’s & Children’s Hospital in St. Matthews and Norton Children’s Medical Center on the campus of Norton Brownsboro Hospital.
  • Performing about 4,500 procedures a year, our surgeons have deep experience in a broad range of treatments.
  • Norton Children’s Hospital is the only verified Level I Children’s Surgery Center by the American College of Surgeons Children’s Surgery Verification Quality Improvement Program in Kentucky or Southern Indiana.
  • Our specialists are at the forefront of minimally invasive pediatric surgery techniques that allow for less anesthesia during the procedure, less pain and a faster recovery.
  • Our team works with board-certified pediatric anesthesiologists who specialize in delivering the right types of sedation in correct amounts to make sure your child is comfortable and safe during a test, procedure or operation.
  • Keep up with your child’s health, communicate with your provider and schedule appointments through MyNortonChart.
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