Procedures We Perform

The Pediatric Surgery team at C.S. Mott Children’s Hospital provides general and specialized surgical services to infants, children and adolescents suffering from a wide range of congenital and acquired conditions. 

Thanks to our specialization in pediatric procedures and the size of our surgical program, we offer unparalleled expertise performing a wide variety of procedures – both routine and complex.


Whenever possible, we use minimally invasive surgical techniques to achieve optimal outcomes for every child through the smallest incisions possible

To schedule an appointment or speak with one of our clinicians about these procedures or other procedures we offer, contact our clinic at 734-764-4151.

Abdominal procedures

  • Abdominal tumor excision
  • Adrenalectomy
  • Appendicostomy-ACE procedure
  • Appendectomy
  • Cholecystectomy
  • Choledochal cyst excision
  • Colectomy
  • Colectomy with endorectal pull through
  • Colonoscopy
  • Colostomy formation, closure or revision
  • Enterocutaneous fistula closure
  • Esophagogastroduodenoscopy (EGD)
  • Exploratory laparoscopy
  • Exploratory laparotomy
  • Gastric band placement for obesity (laparoscopic)
  • Gastric bypass for obesity (laparoscopic)
  • Gastrojejunostomy tube replacement
  • Gastroschisis repair
  • Gastrostomy site closure
  • Gastrostomy tube change
  • Gastrostomy tube creation with jejunostomy
  • Gastrostomy tube placement
  • Ileostomy closure/formation/revision
  • Jejunostomy tube creation
  • Kasai procedure for biliary atresia
  • Ladd’s procedure for malrotation
  • Liver biopsy/resection
  • Meckel’s diverticulum removal
  • Nissen fundoplication
  • Omphalocele repair
  • Pancreatic excision, cyst removal, drainage
  • Paracentesis
  • Peritoneal dialysis catheter placement/repair/removal
  • Pyloromyotomy – laparoscopic
  • Pyloroplasty – laparoscopic
  • Small intestine resection
  • Splenectomy
  • Urachal cyst excision

Anal and rectal procedures

  • Anal fistula
  • Anal Sphincterotomy
  • Anal/vaginal exam under anesthesia
  • Anorectal surgery
  • Imperforate anus repair
  • Pilonoidal cyst excision
  • Rectal abscess drainage
  • Rectal biopsy
  • Rectal prolapse cauterization/injection
  • Rectal resection
  • Sacrococcygeal tumor excision
  • Sigmoidoscopy with possible biopsy

Access procedures

  • Arteriovenous fistula
  • Broviac placement or removal
  • Central line placement
  • Permacath placement
  • Port placement/removal

Hernia procedures

Neck procedures

Breast procedures

  • Breast tumor excision
  • Breast removal (mastectomy) for gynecomastia

Chest procedures

Genitourinary procedures

  • Anal/vaginal exam under anesthesia
  • Circumcision
  • Condyloma fulturation
  • Hydrocele repair
  • Kidney biopsy or partial kidney removal
  • Kidney resection
  • Labial adhesion lysis
  • Laparoscopic exploration for absent testicle
  • Laparoscopic exploration for absent testicle
  • Lysis of abdominal adhesions
  • Ovarian pexy/cyst removal/excision
  • Ovary and tube procedures
  • Undescended testical
  • Vaginal reconstrction

Extremity procedures

  • Ganglion cyst excision
  • Toenail excision

General procedures

  • Cystic hygroma excision
  • Drainage of abscess
  • ECMO
  • EXIT procedure
  • Fecal disempaction
  • Foreign body removal
  • Hidradenitis excision
  • Lymph node biopsy
  • Lymph node dissection
  • Lymphangioma removal
  • Muscle biopsy
  • Scar revision
  • Skin cancer excision with sentinel lymph node biopsy
  • Skin debridement
  • Skin mole and cyst removal

Make an Appointment

To schedule an appointment or speak with one of our clinicians about these procedures or other procedures we offer, contact our clinic at 734-764-4151.