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Pediatric Surgery News

UNLV Health provides advanced diagnosis, treatment, and follow-up care for children with surgical needs. When needed, pediatric surgical specialists can provide robotic microsurgery solutions for children ranging from premature infants with congenital birth defects to adolescent trauma victims. Specialists are always working to provide surgical solutions that are minimally invasive so kids can get back to being kids.

Current Pediatric Surgery News

A sign reads "Silver State Pediatric Skilled Nursing Facility"
Campus News | January 21, 2021

The 36-bed skilled nursing site is expected to add an important dimension to students’ clinical education.

Recent Pediatric Surgery Accomplishments

August 9, 2022
Allison McNickle, Stephanie Jones, Mais Yacoub, Stephanie Streit, Judith Ben Ari, and Douglas Fraser (all Medicine) co-authored "BIG Kids" Application of a modified brain injury guideline in a pediatric trauma center," published in the Journal of Pediatric Surgery in collaboration with Dina Bailey of UMC Trauma Services. This study evaluated the…