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Children's Mercy offers a broad range of surgical services including comprehensive care of congenital and acquired head, neck, thoracic, abdominal, and extremity diseases.

Program Highlights

The Department of Surgery improves the lives of infants and children through innovative surgical care. Our surgeons perform more than 19,000 surgeries each year. Our staff includes experts who co-authored Pediatric Surgery, the leading academic textbook for medical students, and Atlas of Pediatric Laparoscopy and Thoracoscopy – a resource used by pediatric surgeons across the globe. 

Clinical Services

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Medical Education

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