The division offers a spectrum of treatment across congenital conditions, burns and trauma, cancer, inflammatory bowel disease, chest wall deformity and now, open fetal surgery.
Faculty members lead in research efforts and clinical treatment of short-gut syndrome. Its fellowship is in the top tier of pediatric surgery programs with roughly 100 applicants for a single position.
Faculty members join pediatric researchers at other Midwestern academic medical centers to improve treatment of rare conditions, study the impact of gun violence on inner-city children and compare the effectiveness of medical versus surgical treatment of appendicitis. A division faculty member is an outcomes physician in the Center for Clinical Excellence, BJC HealthCare.