services-pedprgms-surgeryPediatric Surgical Center Services


Kidz Medical Services Pediatric Surgical Center is committed to providing and promoting excellence in the surgical care of children. Our excellent surgical care extends from newborn babies to young adults.

The surgeon, Dr. Melvin Karp, is Board Certified in Pediatric Surgery. The nurses and office staff of the surgical center are specially trained in pediatric surgical care. Excellent surgical care of a child takes a special expertise, not only for the disease and its surgical management, but also for the psychosocial needs of the child and his or her family.

The surgical center provides a wide range of general surgical procedures from minor office/outpatient procedures to complex inpatient surgeries
There is a wide range of procedures that may be performed by the pediatric surgeon, including minor outpatient procedures, laser surgeries, minimally invasive procedures such as laparoscopic procedures, and inpatient general and thoracic surgeries.

Some of the reasons a pediatrician may refer your child to a pediatric surgeon include:

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  • Inguinal hernias

  • Anorectal malformations

  • Hydroceles

  • Gastroschisis

  • Oomphaloceles

  • Umbilical Hernias

  • Imperforate Anus

  • Appendicitis

  • Pyloric Stenosis

  • Undescended Testis

  • Skin Lesions