Kentucky Children's Hospital surgical team. Pictured from left to right: Andrew R. Pulito, MD (Emeritus, Retired); Joseph Iocono, MD; Ana Ruzic, MD; John Draus, MD; Sean Skinner, MD; Kara L. Cole, PA-C
UK Pediatric Surgery provides diagnostic evaluation and treatment for neonates, infants, children, and adolescents with congenital anomalies and acquired conditions of the head and neck, chest wall and thorax, abdomen, gastro-intestinal tract, genitourinary system, and extremities. Special services and facilities include a Neonatal Intensive Care Unit, a Level I Trauma Center, and a Burn Center.
Working with your primary care team, our experienced team of pediatric surgeons will plan and perform the surgery in the Kentucky Children's Hospital state-of-the-art pediatric surgical facilities.
We know that a child's surgery can be difficult and scary for the entire family, so we work with a team of specialists including psychologists and therapists to make sure everything about your experience is as stress-free as possible. We have even prepared
a Parents' Guide to Surgery to help patients and their families get ready for the surgery itself and the care their child will need after.
If you are looking for information on the above topics, Kentucky Children's Hospital's pediatric surgeons recommend the following websites:
At Kentucky Children's Hospital we believe in compassionate care and that extends to all levels of treatment. We offer the following specialty surgical services:
Kentucky ClinicSecond Floor, Wing D, Room J201740 S. LimestoneLexington KY 40536-0284
Call 859-323-5625Fax 859-323-5289
AmenitiesDining, Internet/Wi-Fi, Information desk, Pharmacy services, Wheelchairs
Parking is available at the Kentucky Clinic Parking Garage (PS #3).
Rockcastle Regional Hospital and Respiratory Care CenterMedical Arts Building140 Newcomb Ave.Mt. Vernon KY 40456-1310
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Shriners Medical Center110 Conn TerraceLexington KY 40508
Call 859-257-1000Call 800-333-8874
UK HealthCare Parking Garage (Parking Structure #8) is directly behind Shriners Medical Center.
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