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    Pediatric Surgery

    Chief: Joseph Iocono, MD 

    Physician referral, phone consults, hospital transfers • Call UK•MDs: 800-888-5533
    Fax: 859-323-4607 or 859-257-6325

    At Kentucky Children’s Hospital the Division of Pediatric Surgery provides expertise in all pediatric surgical services. We have assembled a highly skilled team of surgical specialists to care for children from the tiniest neonates and infants, all the way up to school age children and adolescents.

    Our team of fellowship trained surgeons provides expertise in general pediatric surgery, as well as all pediatric subspecialty surgical areas. Our care includes congenital heart surgery, kidney transplantation, urology, thoracic surgery, advanced minimally invasive surgery, neonatal surgery, ophthalmology, cancer surgery and plastic surgery.

    Dedicated specialties and facilities unique to Kentucky Children’s Hospital include the region’s only pediatric intensive care unit, a Level IV neonatal intensive care unit, a Level I pediatric trauma center, the Makenna David Pediatric Emergency Center, a burn center and the only hospital in the region with pediatric anesthesiologists to manage the most challenging operative cases.

    Our pediatric medical specialists, nursing staff, child-life specialists, psychologists and behavior therapists complete a team dedicated to providing comprehensive care for children.

    Academic office: 859-323-5625, option 0     Fax: 859-323-5289

    Surgical specialty areas

  • Mailing address

    Department of Surgery
    Division of Pediatric Surgery
    UK Chandler Hospital, MN 102
    800 Rose St.
    Lexington KY 40536