Both of our children’s hospitals are proud participants of the National Surgical Quality Improvement Pediatric Program (ACS NSQIP® Peds). This is a collaboration of the American College of Surgeons and the American Pediatric Surgical Association. Participating hospitals collect data and compare surgical outcomes. The ACS NSQIP Peds allows us to:
Demonstrate a commitment to quality improvement
Participate in the first national database of surgical outcomes in all specialties of children’s surgery
Collect clinical outcomes data specific to children’s surgery
Use data to improve care in children’s surgery
Taking the least invasive approach possible
Our team includes some of the nation’s leaders in pediatric laparoscopic techniques. Our unique combination of experience and cutting-edge technology means our littlest patients receive the most appropriate operation – with smaller incisions, minimal scars and faster healing.
We champion a transparent and open dialogue with parents and referring physicians. Sometimes, the right surgery is no surgery, and that’s okay with us.
Surgical procedures performed:
Appendectomy (appendix removal)
Cholecystectomy (gallbladder removal)
Choledochal cyst removal (removal of bile duct cysts)
Medication delivery devices
Esophagoscopy (scope test to identify abnormal areas of the esophagus)
Fundoplication in children with gastroesophageal reflux (corrects GE reflux)
Gastrostomy tubes (G-tube – brings nutrition to the stomach)
Hernia repair (ventral, inguinal, umbilical and epigastric)
Colectomy and J pouch
Lymph node biopsy
Meckel’s resection (removal of pouch in lining of small intestine)
Minimally invasive lung resection
Pyloric stenosis repair (enlarged muscle in the small intestines)
Splenectomy (spleen removal)
Laparoscopic surgery (minimally invasive key-hole surgery)
Our multidisciplinary surgical and medical teams provide a unified plan for the family and pediatrician. This helps eliminate confusion that can arise when treatment plans are offered by multiple independent specialists.
Family-centered care is the most important factor for a successful outcome. Each surgery plan focuses on the aspects of your child’s condition that are the greatest concern. Our team involves experienced pediatric professionals, including surgeons, anesthesiologists, nurses, radiologists, pathologists, social workers, child life specialists and more.
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Joseph M. Sanzari Children’s Hospital
30 Prospect Avenue, Hackensack, NJ 07601 551-996-2921