1. What Is Pectus Excavatum?

    Pectus Excavatum and our Pediatric Surgeons If you’re not familiar with the term pectus excavatum, it’s a chest-wall development disease that affects children at birth. While doctors are still not completely sure as to why it happens, it is believed that pectus excavatum happ…Read More

  2. What’s The Difference? Inguinal vs. Umbilical Hernias

    Pediatric Surgery and Hernias As many of us are aware, a hernia is when there is a tear in the abdominal wall, creating a space for fat tissue to push through, causing a lump beneath the skin. For many children, this is an issue that they have had since birth, but it often goes u…Read More

  3. Is Your Child Having an Epigastric Hernia Surgery?

    Your child has been suffering from an epigastric hernia and your pediatrician says that surgery is needed. It might be hard to process this information at first, but it’s important to make sure that you’re able to come to terms with the situation so that you can be strong for…Read More

  4. Pediatricians You Can Count On

    Top Rated Local® Pediatricians Finding out that your child needs a pediatric surgery is a terrifying reality. The thought of your child going under the knife makes you worry, and potentially turn to ineffective treatments. Here at Alaska Pediatric Surgery we want you to rest ass…Read More

  5. Why Choose Alaska Pediatric Surgery

    Pediatricians You Can Count On  As a parent, the idea of your child undergoing pediatric surgery is almost unbearable. You’ve always done whatever you could to help you child live and happy and healthy life in hopes that they could avoid surgery. Of course, kids will be kids a…Read More

  6. Honesty Is the Best Policy

    Being Honest About Pediatric Surgery When it comes to pediatric surgery, talking to your child about their current situation is of the utmost importance. Letting them know that they are healthy, but that they need some help staying that way is a great way to tell them that they'r…Read More

  7. Broviac Placement

    Broviac Placement Pediatric Surgery If you have a sick child, it may feel like your woes are endless. It can seem like the hits just keep coming every time you have to take your child in for blood work. It’s a sad reality, but some children fall ill, and it requires them to rec…Read More

  8. Pediatric Surgery: Putting Your Mind At Ease

    Preparing for Pediatric Surgery Here at Alaska Pediatric Surgery, we understand just how nerve-wracking it can be to have your child undergo surgery. We understand that your child is your pride and joy and the thought of them being hurt or having harm done to them makes you want …Read More

  9. Pectus Excavatum: Post Op Recovery

    Pectus Excavatum Post Op Procedures Once again we welcome you back to our blog series about pectus excavatum and everything that surrounds it. In the last few blogs, we have detailed the many details that surround this physical deformity. From how it begins, what the symptoms are…Read More