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Inova Children's General and Thoracic Surgery

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Inova Children's General and Thoracic Surgery
8260 Willow Oaks Corporate Dr #400 Fairfax, VA 22031
Get Directions Phone: 703-560-2236
More Information: Inova Children's General and Thoracic Surgery provides patient consultations, evaluations, and surgical treatment of both common and complex conditions affecting unborn infants as well as newborns through young adults. Our pediatric general surgeons have advanced expertise in minimally-invasive procedures, intended to reduce pain and speed recovery for children who require surgery.... Read more

Inova Children's General and Thoracic Surgery provides patient consultations, evaluations, and surgical treatment of both common and complex conditions affecting unborn infants as well as newborns through young adults.

Our pediatric general surgeons have advanced expertise in minimally-invasive procedures, intended to reduce pain and speed recovery for children who require surgery.

Services Offered

  • Surgical treatment for common and complex conditions in pediatric and fetal care patients
  • Surgical evaluations
  • Minimally-invasive procedures including thoracoscopic, laparoscopic and robotic procedures
  • Patient consultations at Inova L.J. Murphy Children’s Hospital Fetal Care Center

Meet Our Team

Joseph E Hartwich, MD

A member of Inova Medical Group
The doctors of Inova Medical Group are Inova’s premier primary care and specialty physicians, offering top-notch medical expertise, full access to Inova facilities, and the convenience of integrated electronic medical records.
Specialty: Pediatric Surgery, Surgery
Board-certified specialties granted by an ABMS Member Board. Learn more about board certification.
Clinical Interests: Cancer, Minimally Invasive Surgery, Robotic Surgery
Areas of special interest identified by the physician or additional training completed.
Years of Experience: 16

Stephen S. Kim, MD

A member of Inova Medical Group
The doctors of Inova Medical Group are Inova’s premier primary care and specialty physicians, offering top-notch medical expertise, full access to Inova facilities, and the convenience of integrated electronic medical records.
Specialty: Pediatric Surgery, Surgery
Board-certified specialties granted by an ABMS Member Board. Learn more about board certification.
Clinical Interests: Colorectal Surgery, Gallbladder Surgery, Hernia Problems/Surgery and Treatments, Minimally Invasive Surgery, Robotic Surgery
Areas of special interest identified by the physician or additional training completed.
Years of Experience: 28

Bharath D Nath, MD

A member of Inova Medical Group
The doctors of Inova Medical Group are Inova’s premier primary care and specialty physicians, offering top-notch medical expertise, full access to Inova facilities, and the convenience of integrated electronic medical records.
Specialty: Pediatric Surgery, Surgery
Board-certified specialties granted by an ABMS Member Board. Learn more about board certification.
Years of Experience: 11

Kathryn A O'Connell, NP

A member of Inova Medical Group
The doctors of Inova Medical Group are Inova’s premier primary care and specialty physicians, offering top-notch medical expertise, full access to Inova facilities, and the convenience of integrated electronic medical records.
Specialty: Nurse Practitioner
Board-certified specialties granted by an ABMS Member Board. Learn more about board certification.

Conditions Treated

General Surgery

  • Annular Pancreas
  • Anorectal malformation/imperforate anus
  • Appendicitis
  • Appendectomy
  • Biliary Atresia
  • Biliary colic
  • Biliary dyskinesia
  • Breast mass
  • Cholecystitis
  • Cholelithiasis
  • Enteric duplication cyst
  • Feeding difficulty
  • Feeding tube (gastrostomy tube)
  • GERD
  • Gastroschisis
  • Hemangioma
  • Hemorrhoids
  • Hirschsprung disease
  • Inguinal hernia
  • Intussusception
  • Liver tumor
  • Malrotation
  • Meckel diverticulum
  • Meconium ileus
  • Necrotizing enterocolitis
  • Neuroblastoma
  • Omphalitis (umbilical infection)
  • Omphalocele
  • Omphalomesenteric duct remnant
  • Perianal abscess/fistula
  • Pyloric stenosis
  • Spleen problems
  • Umbilical hernia
  • Umbilical granuloma
  • Wilm tumor

Head and Neck Surgery

  • Branchial cyst, remnants
  • Cystic hygroma
  • Foreign body in airway, GI tract
  • Neck abnormalities: cyst, mass, sinuses
  • Thyroglossal duct cyst

Urologic Surgery

  • Circumcision
  • Hydrocele
  • Inguinal hernia
  • Undescended testis
  • Urachus

Thoracic Surgery

  • Achalasia
  • Chest/mediastinal cyst
  • Chest/mediastinal mass
  • Chest wall deformities
  • Congenital Diaphragmatic hernia
  • Empyema
  • Hiatal hernia
  • Pectus carinatum
  • Pectus excavatum