Children's General Surgery Programs

The Division of General Surgery has developed specialized programs to treat certain conditions in the most comprehensive way possible. Browse our list of programs to learn more about the expert-led initiatives that can help treat your child.

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Bariatric Surgery Program

For severely obese adolescents who meet strict criteria, Lurie Children's Adolescent Bariatric Surgery Program may be the appropriate solution for weight loss, as it can resolve more than 80% of weight-related health issues.

CHAAMPS Bowel Management Program

Lurie Children's Bowel Management Program, treating colorectal conditions, Hirschsprung’s disease, anorectal malformations, associated spinal cord anomalies, and managed by Lurie Children's pediatric surgeons.

Chest Wall Deformities Program

Lurie Children’s Chest Wall Deformities Program offers comprehensive care for children with chest wall abnormalities such as pectus excavatum (sunken chest) and pectus carinatum (pigeon chest).

Daily Bowel Management Program

Some children with surgical colorectal conditions will need a daily bowel management plan. The surgical team at Lurie Children’s is committed to helping your child before, during and after their procedure.

Fertility & Hormone Preservation & Restoration Program

Lurie Children’s fertility program is the only one of its kind for pediatric patients in the state of Illinois, offering solutions to both male and female cancer survivors with fertility issues.

Sarcoma Program

Lurie Children’s sarcoma team offers comprehensive multidisciplinary care for children and adolescents diagnosed with bone and soft tissue sarcomas.

Trauma Center

Lurie Children's is a Level 1 Pediatric Trauma Center, staffed and equipped to handle the most severely injured children. We see more than 800 trauma victims each year.