Pediatric Surgery Services

Pediatric Ear, Nose & Throat

PCI Ear, Nose and Throat surgeons treat more patients than any other group in eastern Iowa. Some common pediatric surgery procedures include:

  • Ear tubes for chronic ear infection (myringotomy tube placement)
  • Tonsilectomy
  • Adenoidectomy
  • Ear drum repair (tympanoplasty and myringoplasty)
  • Cautery of nose bleeds
  • Removal of neck masses (lymph nodes, thyroglossal duct cysts, bronchial cleft cysts and infections)
  • Nasal and sinus surgery
  • Correction of congenital anomalies
  • Sleep apnea surgery
  • Salivary gland cysts and tumors
  • Removal of skin lesions
  • Thyroid masses and cancers

Pediatric General Surgery

PCI General Surgeons are the only general surgery team in Cedar Rapids who accept pediatric patients. The most common procedures include:

  • Umbilical hernia repair
  • Abscess repair
  • Appendectomy
  • Breast infection
  • Breast cyst removal
  • Gallbladder removal
  • Hernia repair
  • Lumpectomy

Pediatric Orthopedics/Sports Medicine/Hand/Neck & Spine Surgery

Common orthopedic procedures for pediatric patients include:

  • Broken bones that need surgical repair
  • Torn ACL reconstruction
  • Torn meniscus repair
  • Scoliosis correction
  • Correction of limb length discrepancy
  • Arthroscopy 
  • Pediatric flat foot correction

Pediatric Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery

Common plastic surgery procedures for pediatric patients include:

  • Injury reconstruction
  • Reconstruction after surgery
  • Mass removal
  • Congenital deformity correction

Pediatric Urology

PCI Urologists are one of the only urology teams in eastern Iowa who accept pediatric patients. The most common disorders that may be treated with surgery include:

  • Voiding dysfunction
  • Incontinence
  • Nocturnal enuresis
  • Recurrent urinary tract infections
  • Issues related to previous circumcision
  • Care for undescended testicles
  • Communicating hydroceles

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