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Children may need surgery for a variety of reasons, to remove a ruptured appendix, to repair a birth defect, or to help them grow up strong. When your child needs surgery, you want a team of experts you can trust.

At the University of Miami Health System, our experienced pediatric surgeons offer personalized care for children of all ages, from newborns to teens. Our board-certified surgeons perform more than 2,000 surgeries a year at different pediatric hospitals in Miami-Dade County, including Holtz Children’s Hospital. We have the skills and knowledge your child needs to lead a healthier life. 

We offer family-centered care designed to help you and your child feel comfortable and confident in their care. We partner with parents to choose the right treatment and, when possible, use minimally invasive techniques to reduce your child’s risk for pain, infection, and scars while helping them get back to their activities faster.

Why Choose UHealth?

World-class health care for children. Children and their families come from all over the world to receive top-quality care from our compassionate team of pediatric specialists. Your child will receive personalized attention from doctors who are sought out for their expertise.

University of Miami Comprehensive Colorectal Clinic (UMCCC).  Due to birth defects and congenital disorders, children may face a variety of colorectal conditions. These children need complex care, from surgery to nutritional support, to grow and develop in a healthy way.

Research leads to better treatments for your child. Our doctors not only treat patients – we are also closely involved with leading-edge research at one of the nation’s top medical schools, Miller School of Medicine. Through these types of studies, we have access to innovative treatments and procedures, more quickly than other facilities. Our team uses the latest technologies and research findings to provide your child with superior, personalized care.

Recognized for our exceptional care. Many of our pediatric doctors are recognized as America’s Top Doctors® by Castle Connolly — doctors who are nominated by their peers as being the very best in their communities. We have more Top Doctors than any other health system in South Florida. We’re affiliated with Holtz Children’s Hospital, one of the largest children’s hospitals in the southeastern United States. The hospital is ranked among the nation’s Best Hospitals by U.S. News & World Report in diabetes and endocrinology, gastroenterology and GI surgery, and nephrology.

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