Pediatric General Surgery

at UT Southwestern Pediatric Group at Plano

7609 Preston Road, 3rd Floor
Plano, Texas 75024 (Directions)

Appointment New Patient Appointment or 469-497-2500

UT Southwestern Pediatric Group at Plano’s general surgeons use the latest surgical techniques to treat newborns, children, and adolescents. Our experienced, attentive staff provides a personalized approach to care for even our smallest patients.

Our team includes specialists in all areas of pediatric thoracic and general surgery, including:

General conditions
  • Appendicitis
  • Empyema and lung infections
  • Epidermolysis bullosa
  • Gallbladder disease
  • Gastroesophageal reflux disease
  • Hidradenitis suppurativa
  • Hydrocele
  • Inguinal hernia
  • Intussusception
  • Laser surgery
  • Meckel's diverticulum
  • Patent ductus arteriosus (PDA)
  • Pyloric stenosis
  • Skin lesions requiring surgery
  • Umbilical hernia
Congenital conditions
  • Biliary atresia
  • Branchial cleft and arch anomalies
  • Bronchogenic cysts
  • Choledochal cysts
  • Congenital lobar emphysema
  • CPAM resection
  • Congenital diaphragmatic hernias and other related diaphragmatic anomalies
  • Omphalocele
  • Pentalogy of Cantrell
  • Thyroglossal duct cysts and sinuses
  • Undescended testis
Chest wall deformities

If you would like to schedule a new or follow-up appointment in our Pectus clinic, please contact call us at 469-497-2501.

Colorectal conditions
  • Anorectal malformations
  • Conditions in males
    • Cutaneous (perineal) fistula
    • Imperforate anus without fistula
    • Perineal fistula
    • Rectal atresia and stenosis
    • Rectobladder beck fistula
    • Rectourethral bulbar fistula
    • Rectourethral prostatic fistula
  • Conditions in females
    • Cutaneous (perineal) fistula
    • Imperforate anus without fistula
    • Persistent cloaca
    • Rectal atresia and stenosis
    • Vaginal fistula
    • Vestibular fistula
    • Rectourethral prostatic fistula
  • Hirschsprung’s disease
  • Inflammatory bowel diseases
    • Crohn’s disease
    • Ulcerative colitis
Esophageal conditions
  • Esophageal and airway foreign bodies
  • Esophageal strictures
  • Tracheoesophageal fistula and esophageal atresia
Intestinal conditions
  • Bowel atresias
  • Gastroschisis
  • Hirschsprung’s disease
  • Intestinal atresia and stenosis
  • Intestinal malrotation and volvulus
  • Necrotizing enterocolitis
  • Pseudo-obstruction
  • Short bowel syndrome / short gut syndrome
  • Childhood obesity
Trauma injuries
  • Aspen Collar fit and care
  • Burn dressing changes
  • Cast care
  • Concussion
  • Elbow fracture care
  • Fingertip injuries
  • Fractured femur: Internal fixation home care
  • Fractures in children
  • Hand fractures
  • Head injuries, mild to moderate
  • Hip spica case care
  • Intestinal injuries
  • Kidney injuries
  • Laparoscopy, after surgery
  • Liver injuries
  • Pancreatic injuries
  • Post-traumatic stress disorder
  • Spleen injuries
  • Wounds and scars
  • Hepatic tumors
    • Hepatoblastoma
    • Hepatocellular carcinoma
  • Neuroblastoma
  • Ovarian tumors and cysts
  • Rhabdomyosarcoma
  • Soft tissue sarcomas
  • Teratomas
  • Wilms tumor
Vascular lesions
  • Hemangiomas
  • Vascular malformations, including:
    • Capillary malformations(portwine stain)
    • Venous malformations
    • Arteriovenous malformations
    • Lymphatic malformations
    • Combined vascular malformations
  • Syndromes associated with vascular lesions
    • Kasabach-Merritt phenomenon
    • Sturge-Weber syndrome
    • Klippel-Trénaunay syndrome
    • Maffucci's syndrome
    • Proteus syndrome
    • Hereditary hemorrhagic telangiectasia (Rendu-Osler-Weber syndrome)
    • Ataxia-telangiectasia (Louis-Bar’s syndrome)
    • Lymphangiectasia
  • Lymphedema
  • Other inherited vascular lesions

When possible, our experts use minimally invasive approaches that result in smaller incisions, shorter recovery times, and less scarring.

Preparing for Your Appointment

To make the most of your time with the doctor, prepare a list of questions ahead of time and bring it to your appointment.

On the day of the appointment, please arrive 20 minutes early to allow time for parking and registration. We do our best to see patients at their scheduled appointment time. 

Please bring the following items:

  • Current insurance card
  • Method of payment
  • Current medications
  • Completed paperwork, if you received forms before the visit

To facilitate ongoing communication, we recommend patients sign up with MyChart, which allows patients to communicate directly with doctors, request prescription refills, update contact information, view test results, and request clinic appointments. Sign in to or sign up for MyChart.

Canceling an Appointment

If you need to cancel an appointment, please notify us at least 48 hours in advance so we can accommodate other patients.

Prescriptions and Refills

It is very important that your child does not run out of their medication. Be sure that you have sufficient refills to last until your next appointment. We are happy to provide you with a written prescription upon request.

If you run out of refills, please call your pharmacy, and your pharmacist will fax a refill request to us. Please allow us 24 to 48 hours to process refill requests.