Pediatric Thoracic Surgery
If you live in Colorado Springs or southern Colorado, you can get highly-specialized pediatric thoracic surgical care here, close to home, at CU Pediatric Surgery | Pediatric Neurosurgery (providing surgical care at Children’s Hospital Colorado at Memorial Hospital).
For practical purposes, pediatric thoracic surgery refers to the surgical treatment of conditions affecting structures of a child’s chest with the exception of the heart (the esophagus, lungs, chest muscle and the diaphragm muscle) to include:
- anomalies of the chest wall, including pectus excavatum and pectus carinatumtracheo-esophageal fistula
- diaphragmatic hernia
- pulmonary sequestrations of the lung
- congenital cystic adenomatoid malformations of the lung
- bronchogenic cysts
- congenital lobar emphysema
- esophageal duplications
- infectious disease
Schedule A Consultation
To schedule a consultation or for information about our Colorado Springs pediatric thoracic surgery program, please call:
Please note: Consultations are covered by most insurances and may require a physician’s referral. In some cases, consultations are provided free of charge. Please contact your insurance company for coverage details.