Introduction to Pain Management
Paediatric Surgeons specialise in general surgery on patients below the age of 16 years old.
What is a Paediatric Surgery?
Paediatric Surgeons specialise in general surgery on patients below the age of 16 years old. The majority of surgery is correcting congenital deformities such as congenital hernia and undescended testes as well as other intra-abdominal conditions.
You should consider visiting a Paediatric Surgeon if you have been told that your child needs surgery. Children have different anatomy and different responses to surgery and for this reason, Paediatric Surgeons are the most qualified specialists to treat younger children and infants. Paediatric subspecialties including Paediatric Cardiothoracic Surgery and Paediatric Orthopaedic Surgery. You may want to consider seeing one of these sub-specialised doctors if you need more specific care.