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.
Bariatric surgery restores nerve cell properties altered by diet
Understanding how gastric bypass surgery changes the properties of nerve cells that help regulate the digestive system could lead to new treatments that produce the same results without surgery, according to Penn State College of Medicine scientists, who have shown how surgery restores some properties of nerve cells that tell people their stomachs are full.More...
Penn State College of Medicine awarded $1 million AMA grant
Penn State College of Medicine has been awarded a prestigious $1 million grant by the American Medical Association as part of a program aimed at transforming the way the physicians of tomorrow are trained.More...
Penn State Hershey entrepreneurs win first 'startup boot camp' awards
Dr. Joseph Sassani, ophthalmologist at Penn State Milton S. Hershey Medical Center and professor of ophthalmology and pathology at Penn State College of Medicine, is the winner of The TechCelerator@Hershey’s inaugural Eight Week Boot Camp program for promising entrepreneurs.More...
Collaborative Hershey and University Park medical service trip
This spring brought the first collaborative spring break service trip for University Park undergraduates and Hershey medical students and physicians.More...