Welcome to Penn State Hershey Pediatric Surgery
The Pediatric Surgery Team at Penn State Hershey Children’s Hospital treats patients throughout the region with congenital and acquired diseases of infancy, childhood and adolescence using the latest advances in surgical therapies. The group is made up of six board-certified pediatric surgeons who have extensive experience in children’s surgical problems and are known nationally and internationally for their expertise in pediatric surgery. Our team is supported by pediatric anesthesiologists who provide specialized care for children of all ages. Our goal is to provide the highest quality pediatric surgical services to the children and families of our region whom we serve.
Screening questions fail to identify teens at risk for hearing loss
Subjective screening questions do not reliably identify teenagers who are at risk for hearing loss, according to researchers at Penn State College of Medicine. The results suggest that objective hearing tests should be refined for this age group to replace screening questions.More...
The Medical Minute: Enterovirus D68 expected to fade away into winter
Late every summer and into every fall, enteroviruses bring a host of unpleasant ailments. This year, Enterovirus D68 (EV-D68) has been making headlines for its potentially severe symptoms in children, causing some alarm among parents.More...
Mets earns top educator honors with SEA/Duke Award
Dr. Berend Mets, Eric A. Walker Professor and chairman of anesthesiology at Penn State Hershey, has earned top educator honors by receiving the Society for Education in Anesthesia SEA/Duke Award.More...
Drop Your Drawers celebrates life-changing weight loss
Penn State Hershey Surgical Weight Loss held its annual Fall Social and Drop Your Drawers event Oct. 16. Patients and guests enjoyed an evening celebrating the life-changing outcomes that surgical weight loss procedures can help to facilitate.More...