Proud to Be Arkansas' Only Level I Children's Surgery Center

At Arkansas Children’s, we understand that surgery can be frightening for you and your child. Our goal is to make your child’s visit as safe, convenient, and as comfortable as possible. Our team of highly qualified surgeons take a family-centered approach to care, so you are informed of what to expect before, during and after surgery. Recognized by the American College of Surgeons, our Level I verification represents the highest level of recognition for hospitals that perform complex surgical procedures in newborns and children.


Chest Wall Deformities

Other Conditions

  • Biliary: cholelithiasis, biliary dyskinesia, choledochal cyst
  • Pectus carinatum
  • Endocrine disorders
  • Gastrointestinal: appendicitis, intussusception, pyloric stenosis, malrotation, congenital anomalies of the GI tract from esophagus to anus, Gastroesophageal reflux, ingestion of foreign bodies (coins, batteries)
  • Genitourinary:  circumcision (including neonatal), undescended testes, testicular or scrotal masses, testicular torsion, ovarian torsion
  • Head and neck: dermoid cyst of the face or scalp, neck cysts (branchial cleft, thyroglossal duct), lymphadenopathy
  • Other Congenital: Hirschsprung disease, anorectal & cloaca malformations, cystic lung lesions, esophageal atresia, trachea-esophageal fistula, diaphragmatic hernia, gastroschisis, omphalocele, intestinal atresia, lymphatic malformation; prenatal consults
  • Subcutaneous masses
  • Thoracic and abdominal tumors
  • Trauma
  • Tumors: kidney (Wilms), neuroblastoma, hepatic tumors/cysts, ovarian masses, abdominal and pelvic masses, lung and mediastinal masses

Preparing for Surgery

Although each child is different, find helpful guidelines for before, during, and after surgery.

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Meet the Team

Expert care is provided in Little Rock and Springdale by a skilled team of pediatric surgeons. In addition to the pediatric surgeon, the care team consists of a number of dedicated professionals that will help care for your child. Each member of the team has special training in pediatrics--whether they’re the surgeon, radiologist, nurse or anesthesiologist. 


Mother Relies on Patient Education/Training During Her Son's Feeding Tube (G-Tube) Emergency

Returning home and caring for your child after a procedure or stay in the hospital can be scary. After returning home from getting Kai's feeding tube (G-tube) placed, his mother Megan also became his nurse. She would need to rely on the training she received from Arkansas Children's one night in an emergency.

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