Conditions We Treat

Abdominal conditions

  • Anorectal malformations
    • Imperforate anus
    • Hirschsprung’s disease
  • Appendicitis
  • Congenital cysts of the mesentery and omentum
  • Congenital liver defects
    • Biliary atresia
    • Biliary (choledochal) cyst
  • Esophageal disorders (atresia, stricture, achalasia)
  • Familial adenomatous polyposis
  • Feeding problems/failure to thrive (gastrostomy tubes)
  • Gallbladder disorders (biliary dyskinesia, cholecystitis, cholelithiasis)
  • Gastroesophageal reflux disease
  • Gastroschisis
  • Hiatal hernia
  • Inflammatory bowel disease
    • Crohn’s disease
    • Ulcerative colitis
  • Intestinal malrotation and midgut volvulus (Ladd’s procedure)
  • Intussusception
  • Meckel’s diverticulum
  • Meconium ileus
  • Necrotizing enterocolitis
  • Omphalocele
  • Pancreas disorders
  • Pyloric stenosis
  • Small bowel atresia
  • Spleen disorders
  • Umbilical hernia and ventral hernia

Genitourinary (urinary or genital) disorders

  • Acute scrotum
  • Inguinal hernias
  • Hydrocele
  • Phimosis (circumcision)
  • Testicular Torsion
  • Undescended testicle (cryptorchidism)
  • Varicoceles

Thoracic (chest) disorders

  • Esophageal disorders (atresia, stricture, achalasia)
  • CDH - congenital diaphragmatic hernia (bochdalek, Morgagni hernias)
  • Lung disorders (resection for CCAM, pulmonary sequestration, congenital lobar emphysema)
  • Lung infections and empyema
  • Pectus excavatum and carinatum (Nuss and Ravitch procedures)
  • Mediastinal masses and cysts
  • Spontaneous pneumothorax
  • Sympathectomy for hyperhydrosis
  • Tracheoesophageal fistula

Oncology (cancer)

  • Breast masses
  • Hepatoblastoma
  • Lymphoma
    • Hodgkin lymphoma
    • Non-hodgkin lymphoma
  • Neuroblastoma
  • Ovarian Cysts and Tumors
  • Sacrococcygeal teratoma
  • Soft tissue sarcomas
  • Teratoma
  • Wilms’ tumor

Endocrine disorders

  • Adrenal
  • Parathyroid
  • Persistent hyperinsulinism
  • Thyroid

Head and neck

  • Branchial cleft cysts, remnants, sinuses
  • Cystic hygroma
  • Lymphadenopathy
  • Parathyroidectomy
  • Thyroglossal duct cyst
  • Thyroidectomy
  • Torticollis

Trauma

  • Penetrating injuries
  • Solid organ injuries

Skin

  • Dermoid cysts
  • Lipoma
  • Pilomatrixoma
  • Pilonidal cysts and sinuses
  • Soft tissue mass

Vascular access

  • Broviac catheters, subcutaneous port

East Tennessee Children's Hospital
Pediatric Surgery

(865) 546-2131
Medical Office Building, Suite 510
2100 Clinch Ave
Knoxville TN 37916
(Directions)

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Hours
  • Monday: 8 A.M. to 4:30 P.M.
  • Tuesday: 8 A.M. to 4:30 P.M.
  • Wednesday: 8 A.M. to 4:30 P.M.
  • Thursday: 8 A.M. to 4:30 P.M.
  • Friday: 8 A.M. to 4:30 P.M.
  • Saturday: CLOSED
  • Sunday: CLOSED