Pediatric Surgery

World-class pediatric surgical care close to home.

We understand how stressful a child’s surgery can be on the entire family. With Stony Brook Children’s Division of Pediatric Surgery, you’ll find the highest level of pediatric surgical care at our Children’s Hospital in Stony Brook, and at our six facilities across Long Island. No matter the location, you and your child will feel comfortable and supported throughout your surgical journey.


Who We Treat

Our pediatric surgeons treat children of all ages:
babies in utero, infants, children and adolescents up to the age of 18. Whether suffering a congenital or acquired condition, you’ll find the pediatric surgical solutions your child needs close to home.

Why Stony Brook

Whether your child requires a minor procedure or a major operation, you want the very best care near you. Stony Brook Children’s offers comprehensive pediatric surgical expertise, delivered with compassion and understanding.

Expert Care Everywhere.

Our team of highly-trained, board-certified pediatric surgeons specialize in a wide range of conditions. Common procedures, consultations and follow-up care can take place in the facility near you, while complex surgeries can be performed at our Children’s Hospital or ambulatory surgery center, with consultations and follow-up visits close to your home.

Minimally Invasive Techniques.

Whenever possible, we utilize minimally invasive surgery, leading to faster recovery times and less discomfort for your child. We’re the only hospital in Suffolk County that performs minimally invasive surgery on pediatric patients.

Family-Centered Approach.

Surgery affects the entire family. Our team is committed to involving you in every step of the process and addressing all your questions and concerns.

Advanced Technology.

We access the latest surgical technology and equipment to provide our smallest patients with the best care possible.

Leaders in Medicine.

As part of Suffolk’s premier academic medical center, in addition to providing clinical care, our surgeons conduct research and educate the next generation of medical students.

Seamless Care.

We work closely with Stony Brook’s specialists in trauma, critical care, oncology and perinatology to provide an optimal experience for every child we see.

Pediatric Trauma Service.

Stony Brook is the only Level 1 Pediatric Trauma Center in Suffolk County, caring for the most severe emergencies. The doctors in our dedicated pediatric emergency medicine division are available 24/7 to provide the most advanced pediatric emergency care.

Care for Complex Conditions.

With services including a pediatric intensive care unit (PICU), pediatric cardiology and pediatric anesthesiology, we’re able to provide children with uninterrupted care in their own community.


Our telehealth service provides you with the opportunity to access care from the comfort and convenience of your own home.

What We Treat

From prenatal and fetal care, to complicated pediatric tumors and life-saving critical care support, our surgeons are board certified in pediatric surgery and meet the rigorous standards of the American Board of Surgery.

Some of the conditions treated by our pediatric surgeons include:

Common Diagnoses

  • Appendicitis
  • Hernia
  • Undescended testicles
  • Chest wall deformities (pectus excavatum and carinatum)
  • Neck masses (lymphadenopathy and branchial cleft cyst)
  • Extra digits
  • Tongue tie
  • Umbilical granulomas
  • Pilonidal cysts
  • Gallstones
  • Inflammatory bowel disease (Crohn's disease and Ulcerative Colitis)
  • Vascular malformations (hemangiomas)
  • Achalasia
  • Gastroesophageal reflux disease

Malignant and Benign Tumors

  • Benign Tumors
  • Soft tissue masses
  • Breast masses
  • Ovarian masses
  • Splenic cysts
  • Hepatoblastoma
  • Neuroblastoma
  • Teratomas
  • Sarcomas
  • Wilms tumor

Birth Defects

  • Lung masses
  • Gastroschisis
  • Esophageal atresia
  • Intestinal atresia
  • Hirschsprung disease
  • Anorectal malformations
  • Choledochal cysts
  • Biliary atresia

Meet Our Team

When your child needs surgical consultation or treatment, you want fast access to a surgeon who is qualified and experienced in operating on children. Because our team comprises four specialty-trained pediatric surgeons and a dedicated and certified pediatric nurse practitioner, all easily available for consultation, your child can quickly receive the attention he or she needs and deserves.

Patient Resources

Our goal is to make your child feel comfortable and cared for before, during and after surgery. At Stony Brook Children’s Pediatric Surgery division, you’ll find resources to support the entire family.

Stony Brook Children's Hopsital Pediatric Surgery Team

Child Life Program

Our Child Life Program helps to minimize the stress that pediatric patients and their families may experience when faced with illness, medical procedures and unfamiliar surroundings.

Pre-Surgical Tours

Prepare for an upcoming surgery with a pre-surgical tour. The tour gives patients and families a chance to see and know what to expect.

Injury Prevention

To help keep kids safe and out of the emergency room, we take part in Stony Brook's special efforts to educate the community with free programs on injury prevention.

Contact Us and Locations

Stony Brook Children’s Surgical Associates is here for you.

Call (631) 444-2045 for an appointment.

500 Commack Road

269 East Main Street

260 Middle Country Road, Suite 107

Lake Grove:
4 Smith Haven Mall

Center Moriches:
600 Main Street

Hampton Bays:
225 West Montauk Highway