Pediatric surgeons are trained in managing GI ( gastrointestinal ) problems in children .

Some may be managed just by adequate counseling and medical treatment.

Eg .conditions like
1. Constipation in kids
2. GER ( gastroesophageal reflux)
3. Abdominal pain evaluation
4. Anal fissures

All these cases are treated mostly by nonsurgical treatments.

The common GI surgeries a Pediatric surgeon performs are:

  1. Appendicectomy- laproscopic
  2. Intestinal obstruction
  3. Malrotation
  4. Abdominal cysts – mesenteric, ovarain etc
  5. Cholecystectomy
  6. Splenectomy
  7. Colostomies
  8. Abdominal trauma surgeries
  9. Meckles diverticulum
  10. Hepatobiliary surgeries
  11. Thoracic surgeries

Dr. Kshama Kulkarni

Dr. Kshama Kulkarni is a specialist Pediatric Surgeon, Pediatric Urologist and ped.laparoscopic Surgeon in Pune and has an experience of over 18 years in these fields.