For COVID-19 vaccine information, please visit our FAQ page or VaccineTogetherNY.org or call (646) 697-VACC (8222). Be sure to sign up for Connect to receive updates about scheduling availability.

Pediatric Surgery and Pediatric Trauma

About Us

Weill Cornell Medicine is a major patient referral center for complex and rare gastrointestinal disorders in infants and children.

Weill Cornell Pediatric Surgery Located at New York's Komansky Center for Children's Health

Our programs for children integrate the expertise of pediatric anesthesiologists, pediatric surgeons, pediatric radiologists, pediatric gastroenterologists, neonatologists, perinatologists and other surgical subspecialists who work collaboratively to coordinate a fully integrated plan of care.

Treatment, counseling and planning for corrective action can start before birth, while the child is still in the womb, through our involvement with the NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital Perinatal Center. Children or parents admitted to the center will be able to meet with a skilled pediatric gastrointestinal doctor for consultation.

We also treat children with a variety of gastrointestinal, hepatic and biliary malignancies. In addition to the primary resection of intra-abdominal and gastrointestinal tumors, we perform hepatic resections and Kasai portoenterostomies for the treatment of biliary atresia. We are also an active member of the Children's Oncology Group, the world's largest organization devoted exclusively to childhood and adolescent cancer research.

Our physicians also treat the full spectrum of gastrointestinal disorders in older children. This includes diagnosis and treatment of gastroesophageal reflux disease, intestinal motility disorders, inflammatory bowel disease, diverticular diseases in children, hepatobiliary disorders and mal-rotation.

All care takes place on a kid-friendly pediatric floor, where a child life program and child-friendly operating rooms help smooth the transition for young patients' stay in the hospital.

Our Locations

263 7th Avenue, Suite 4E
Brooklyn, NY 11215
Get Directions
198-15 Horace Harding Expressway, Fresh Meadows
New Yorrk, New York 11365
Get Directions
163-03 Horace Harding Expwy
Fresh Meadows, NY 11365
Get Directions

News

Read the latest on wellness and preventive care for the whole family

View All Posts

Events

There are no events scheduled at this time. Check back later.

Media

WABC’s “Medical Marvels” series spotlighted Dr. Nitsana Spigland’s efforts to remove a rare and large tumor from a newborn girl. Dr. Spigland is the Chief of the Division of Pediatric Surgery and Chief of Pediatric Trauma at Weill Cornell Medicine.

What Our Patients Are Saying

James’s Mom

"Great experience from start to finish. Appreciate Dr. Merianos taking time to go over the procedure and recovery process. Was referred over by our pediatrician and can see why. Highly recommend."

Dec 06, 2020
Source: Healthgrades
Katherine

"Dr.Steigman is a great surgeon !! He is very patient and explains everything really well !!"

Dec 06, 2020
Source: Healthgrades
Panpan Cui

"Very experienced doctor and beautiful surgery!"

Nov 26, 2020
Source: Google
*Individual results may vary