This medical specialty focuses on surgical intervention to treat a child's illness, injury or disease that requires surgery and/or correct a problem related to an injury or deformity. Examples include correcting abnormalities, surgical repair of birth defects and serious injuries and endoscopic procedures such as bronchoscopy or colonoscopy. Pediatric surgeons provide diagnostic, operative, and postoperative surgical care of patients from infancy through adolescence.

Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery

Peter D. Ray, MD, is a pediatric plastic surgeon who specializes in cleft and craniofacial surgery. He is experienced in providing treatment to children with cleft and craniofacial conditions, as well as children with deformities secondary to trauma or burns.

Kate Impastato, MD, is a pediatric plastic and reconstructive surgeon who specializes in cosmetic and reconstructive plastic surgery of all ages. She has a special interest in facial reanimation, breast reductions, body contouring after massive weight loss or childbearing, and cancer reconstruction. She also performs other reconstructive and aesthetic procedures including amputation stump pain-relieving surgery, reconstruction of congenital differences, facial rejuvenation procedures and trauma reconstruction.

General Surgery

Dan Beals, MD, FACS, FAAPhas a special interest in appendicitis, gallbladder disease, hernia repair, colorectal conditions, urologic conditions, congenital anomalies and trauma.

John Gosche, MD, has more than 25 years of experience treating surgical diseases in infants and children. This includes minimally invasive surgery, general pediatric surgery and congenital surgical anomalies.