Reading Pediatric Surgeons
- 1 Board certified
- 6 Reviews
- Average rating is 3 stars
- Average wait time is 18.3 minutes
Top Pediatric Surgeons in Reading, 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 Reading, PA has a population of approximately 213,013 people. There is 1 pediatric surgeon near Reading, which gives it a ratio of 1 pediatric surgeon per 213,013 residents or a ratio of 1 pediatric surgeon per 80,195 households. There are 80,195 households in Reading.