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Dr. Michael Ratner, MD is a Doctor primarily located in Syracuse, NY. He has 45 years of experience. His specialties include Pediatric Surgery. Dr. Ratner is affiliated with Faxton-Saint Luke's Healthcare, SUNY Upstate Medical University Hospital and Crouse Hospital. He speaks English.
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Specialties & Expertise
Dr. Michael Ratner has the following 1 specialty.
A pediatric surgeon is a qualified surgeon who has additional training in performing surgery on young patients, including fetuses (neonatal or fetal surgery), infants, children, adolescents and teenagers.
Because pediatric patients are still growing and developing, they are often more difficult to operate on than adults. These patients have smaller bodies and smaller organs requiring even more of a precise and measured approach by a surgeon.
Some of the conditions that may require the care of a pediatric surgeon are congenital malformations, such as cleft lip and palate, abdominal wall defects, like hernias, deformities of the chest wall, childhood tumors, like neuroblastomas and separation of conjoined twins.
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