Pediatric Surgery

Pediatric Surgery

When your child’s medical care requires much more than rest and medication, you want experienced healthcare providers with the skills, equipment and bedside manner necessary to support your child

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The Pediatric Surgery Division, the Department of Surgery, the University of Virginia Children’s Hospital and the University of Virginia Health System provide comprehensive diagnostic and therapeutic care of surgical diseases in children ranging from premature infants to adolescents. Each physician in the division has completed a full residency in General Surgery and an additional two years of training in Pediatric Surgery and is certified in Pediatric Surgery and General Surgery by the American Board of Surgery. The nurse clinicians, Martha Wheeler and Janice McCormick provide comprehensive attention to patient care questions in conjunction with the surgeons, and coordinate scheduling of operative cases and clinic appointments.



Jeffrey Gander, MD, Pediatric Surgeon

Clinic Location

Battle Building
5th Floor
1204 W. Main Street
Charlottesville, VA-22903

Scheduling & Referrals

Phone: 434-924-0123
Fax: 434-924-300

Preparing Your Child for Surgery: Patient Education Resources
You Can Help
Make a Donation

Your gracious support will help us reach our goal: To understand the roots of childhood diseases so that we can develop more effective, personalized, safer therapies and bring them to children!

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You have several options in how to make your contribution:

Your check should be made payable to UVA Children’s Hospital.
For mailed gifts, the address is:
UVA Children’s Hospital
University of Virginia Health Foundation
PO Box 800773
Charlottesville, VA 22908-0773

Credit Card:
If you plan to use a credit card for your gift, you can call the University of Virginia Health Foundation at (434)924-8432 and let them know you would like to designate a gift.

Online Form:
You may click on the button to the right, which will take you to an online form that you can fill out and submit directly to the University of Virginia Health Foundation.