Second Opinion for Pediatric Surgery

When it comes to your child’s health, we know you want to make an informed decision. One of our specialists can review your child’s care plan to help you take the next step.

Second opinions: How we can help

At Lehigh Valley Reilly Children’s Hospital, your family has access to the most pediatric surgeons in the region. No matter the health issue your child is going through, we're here to provide the care your child needs.

We’ll meet with you to:

  • Confirm a diagnosis
  • Explore all treatment options, including novel treatments or procedures that may not be widely available
  • Discuss whether a treatment or care plan is the best fit for your child
  • Ensure you’re confident in the approach and expertise of your child’s care team

Get to know our pediatric surgeons.

Your child can receive care at one of our state-of-the-art locations with expert support staff in an environment created just for kids.

Conditions we treat with pediatric general surgery

  • Chest wall deformities (pectus excavatum and carinatum)
  • Childhood abdominal and chest tumors
  • Congenital pulmonary airway malformation (CPAM)
  • Gallbladder disease
  • Gastroesophageal reflux
  • Gastroschisis (prenatal)
  • Gastrostomy tube placement and care
  • Hernias (umbilical/inguinal/epigastric/ventral) and hydroceles
  • Intestinal atresia (prenatal)
  • Neonatal, congenital chest and abdominal abnormalities
  • Omphalocele (prenatal)
  • Ovarian cysts/masses
  • Pilonidal disease
  • Skin lesions
  • Soft tissue and skin masses/tumors
  • Thyroid and neck masses
  • Tongue tie
  • Ulcerative colitis/Crohn’s disease
  • Vascular malformations