Harrisburg Pediatric Surgeons
- 1 Board certified
- 1 Award winners
- 7 Reviews
- Average rating is 4 stars
- Average wait time is 7 minutes
Top Pediatric Surgeons in Harrisburg, PA
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.
The area of Harrisburg, PA has a population of approximately 165,527 people. There is 1 pediatric surgeon near Harrisburg, which gives it a ratio of 1 pediatric surgeon per 165,527 residents or a ratio of 1 pediatric surgeon per 69,235 households. There are 69,235 households in Harrisburg.