WCHOB Outpatient Clinics
Clinic Appointments - 2nd floor
140 Hodge Avenue
Buffalo, NY 14222
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The Department of Pediatric Surgery at Women & Children's Hospital of Buffalo was established in 1957 and specializes in general and thoracic surgery for the care of fetuses, infants, toddlers, children and adolescents up to the age of 21. Young adults with specific problems are also serviced.
The department is committed to excellence in teaching, cutting-edge research programs and providing the highest quality of care for the surgical needs of the children of Western New York and the surrounding regions. These efforts make the Division of Pediatric Surgery a nationally/internationally recognized academic unit of The Women & Children's Hospital of Buffalo. It is the preferred place for a child to receive care in this region and beyond.
Surgeons are Board Certified by the American Board of Surgery in General Surgery and have completed two-year fellowships in Pediatric Surgery. These surgeons, along with pediatric surgery fellows and pediatric nurse practitioners, staff the department. More than 2,000 surgical procedures are performed yearly, and over 5,000 patients are seen annually by the staff, on both an inpatient and outpatient basis.
Surgical Services are provided for:
- Head & Neck
- Vascular Access
- All Newborn General and Thoracic Surgery
Women & Children's Hospital of Buffalo has been designated by New York State as a Regional Level 1 Pediatric Trauma Center. Care is provided to the eight county regions of Western New York and to Southern Ontario. The Emergency Department at the Women & Children's Hospital treats over 40,000 patients annually and provides 24-hour immediate care for children and adolescents in acute or crisis situations. Traumatic and accidental injuries account for nearly 12,000 of these Emergency Room visits.
Miniature Access Surgery
The Miniature Access Surgery Center, located at the Women & Children's Hospital of Buffalo, includes two new state-of-the-art operating rooms fully equipped to perform multi-disciplinary minimally invasive surgery such as laparoscopy and endoscopy. Board certified surgeons believe that miniature access surgery is in the best interest of patients, and, as a result, every surgical case is considered for a potential laparoscopic procedure.