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Up-To-Date Surgical Techniques


The department offers the most up-to-date techniques for all types of surgery on newborns, children and adolescents. They provide care for a variety of conditions including but not limited to:
  • complex neonatal congenital anomalies, including: esophageal and intestinal atresias, pulmonary and diaphragmatic anomalies, abdominal wall defects (onphalocele and gastroschisis), intestinal malrotation, genitourinary anomalies
  • general pediatric surgery, including: pediatric inguinal hernias, hydroceles, umbilical hernias, undescended testicles (cryptochidism), lumps and bumps, circumcision, and laparoscopic cholecystectomy
  • thoracic surgery (conditions affecting the chest), including: resection of pulmonary anomalies, repair of pectus excavatum and carinatum, thoracoscopy for empyema, lung biopsies, wedge lung resections, and resection of mediastinal tumors
  • surgical oncology, including: diagnosis and surgical management of solid cancerous tumors and vascular access for chemotherapy of these patients
  • emergency surgical procedures, including: appendicitis, testicular torsion and trauma
  • minimally invasive surgical procedures, including: laparoscopy, thoracoscopy, esophageal endoscopy and bronchial endoscopy

All members of our team understand pain issues in children and are available to assist with pain management appropriately and as quickly as possible.


Luxor medical center is also home to a full range of pediatric surgical sub-specialties, including:

  • General pediatric surgery
  • Pediatric orthopaedic surgery
  • Pediatric neurosurgery
  • Pediatric plastic and reconstructive surgery
  • Pediatric urologic surgeries

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