Paediatric Surgeons specialise in general surgery on patients below the age of 16 years old. The majority of surgery is correcting congenital deformities such as congenital hernia and undescended testes as well as other intra-abdominal conditions.
You should consider visiting a Paediatric Surgeon if you have been told that your child needs surgery. Children have different anatomy and different responses to surgery and for this reason, Paediatric Surgeons are the most qualified specialists to treat younger children and infants. Paediatric subspecialties including Paediatric Cardiothoracic Surgery and Paediatric Orthopaedic Surgery. You may want to consider seeing one of these sub-specialised doctors if you need more specific care.
Laparoscopic (key-hole) Surgery
Urology- A Urologist specialises is the field of surgery interested in both male and female urological organs. They investigate and treat disorders of kidneys, adrenal glands, ureters, urinary bladder, urethra, testes, epididymis, seminal vesicles, prostate and penis. Search and book the best urologist in London with Doctify.
Common conditions treated by paediatric surgeons include inguinal hernias, umbilical hernias, and undescended testes. A comprehensive list can be found below.
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