Surgical Care Close to Home

Finding out that your child needs surgery can be a scary time. At Overland Park Regional Medical Center, we provide a family-friendly facility to make you and your child as comfortable as possible. Together with our physicians and child life specialists, we will educate you and your child about his or her condition and go over all of the options that will be best for your child's recovery. Overland Park Regional Medical Center offers a full spectrum of pediatric surgical procedures and post-surgical care. Surgeries range from minimally invasive outpatient procedures to complex operations. Overland Park Regional Medical Center pediatric surgeons use the most advanced technology and minimally invasive surgical techniques to help patients heal faster and feel better. In fact, Overland Park Regional Medical Center offers many pediatric minimally invasive surgeries using the state-of-the-art robotic surgical system.

Whether you need an outpatient procedure or you require an inpatient stay, our care team is equipped to take care of even the tiniest patients in a comfortable, compassionate environment.

Offering General and Orthopedic Pediatric Surgery

Overland Park Regional Medical Center offers a full range of pediatric surgery services — from the routine to the highly complex. We have built our pediatric surgery program around the needs of children. We provide a cheerful, kid-friendly environment that makes even the tiniest patient – and their caregiver - feel relaxed.

Our team of fellowship-trained, board-certified pediatric surgeons, anesthesiologists, nurses, Child Life specialists, pediatric nurse navigators and other caregivers are devoted to treating kids. This specialized team will be with you and your child every step of the way.

In 2016, Overland Park Regional Medical Center performed the first pediatric robotic surgery in the region, proving our dedication to the advancement of minimally invasive technology for pediatric surgery.

Our pediatric general and orthopedic surgeons treat:

  • Abdominal
  • Chest wall deformities including pectus excavatum
  • Club Foot Care
  • Congenital pulmonary airway malformations
  • Colon
  • Ear, Nose, and Throat
  • Esophageal
  • Fetal anomalies, including fetoscopic laser ablation for twin-to-twin transfusion syndrome (TTTS)
  • Fracture Care
  • Gallbladder
  • Gastrointestinal, including gastroesophageal reflux disease
  • General Surgery
  • Hand Surgery: trigger thumb, ganglions, polydactyly, syndactyly
  • Hernia, including congenital diaphragmatic hernia
  • Hip Dysplasia
  • Intestine
  • Limb Deformities: leg length discrepancy, angular deformities
  • Liver
  • Lung
  • Musculoskeletal and Limb Deformities
  • Neuromuscular Disorders
  • Non-cardiac thoracic surgery
  • Orthopedic/Sports Medicine
  • Pancreatic
  • Prenatal and neonatal surgical care
  • Deformities
  • Scoliosis
  • Sports Injuries (including arthroscopic surgery)
  • Thyroid
  • Trauma
  • Tumors
  • Urological
  • Vascular lesions

Our multidisciplinary surgical team

We are home to a highly trained, expert team who work exclusively with infants, children and adolescents. In addition to our excellent surgeons, our pediatric surgery team includes:

  • Radiologists
  • Nurse practitioners
  • Nurses
  • Certified medical assistants

A host of other specialists—including dietitians, child life specialists and occupational and physical therapists—are here to support your child during recovery.

Pediatric anesthesiologists

It is equally important to have a pediatric anesthesiology team who understands the special requirements of newborns, infants, children and teens. This specialized expertise is essential when providing sedation for a procedure and pain management as a child recovers anesthesiologists. They develop a personalized approach, depending on your child's needs, and have extensive training in:

  • General anesthesiology
  • Pediatric anesthesiology
  • Pediatric advanced life support
  • Pediatric critical care
  • General pediatric