Monroe Carell Jr. Children's Hospital at Vanderbilt
Monroe Carell Jr. Children's Hospital at Vanderbilt
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General and Thoracic Surgery

Dai Chung M.D.

Dedicated Surgery Care for Children

When it's your child, we know that no surgery is minor. Our pediatric surgical teams and surgery center are built around one goal: providing children and families with the best opportunity for healing and wellness.

We treat a wide variety of congenital conditions, including such common conditions  as appendicitis or hernias, or more rare and complex conditions such as tumors and multiple birth defects.

Our team provides coverage 24 hours a day and are available for surgical consultation and care. We work closely with pediatricians, family physicians, pediatric specialists, and a network of pediatric home care providers.

Dr. Speck with young patientBringing exceptional pediatric general surgery care to your town

New Technique Eases Gallbladder Surgery for Children

Children’s Hospital is the first in Tennessee to perform a single-site incision robotic cholecystectomy, or gallbladder removal surgery, on a pediatric patient, reducing the number of incision sites for the procedure from four to one.

A reputation for ECMO success
Eric Scelzi is a healthy man, thanks to the lifesaving extracorporeal membrane oxygenation machine and the ECMO team at Vanderbilt.

Last Edited: May 19, 2016