Dr. Idowu shares a laugh with Elan Douglas, 7, and the boy's mother (not pictured) during a post-op visit at Children's.
What could be more frightening to a child and family than the prospects of surgery? That’s why the surgery team at Children’s Hospital & Research Center Oakland works with pediatricians, family physicians, Child Life specialists and other medical specialists to treat the whole child. Our programs are designed to minimize the stress and discomfort of surgery while providing the highest level of pediatric surgical expertise for children, from the tiniest newborns through adolescence. Our surgical practice encompasses the full spectrum of general pediatric surgery, including laparoscopic and endoscopic procedures. Our surgeons have particular expertise in:
Children's surgeons have specialized knowledge in the surgical repair of birth defects and acquired conditions, some of which may be life-threatening to premature and full-term infants.
Diagnosis and surgical care of children with malignant and benign tumors.
Management of surgical problems of the kidneys, bladder and genitalia.
Pediatric thoracic surgery
Congenital and acquired conditions of the chest wall, lungs, airways, esophagus and blood vessels in the chest cavity.
Children’s Hospital Oakland is the Pediatric Trauma Center for Northern California. Our surgeons are available around the clock for critical care situations involving traumatic injuries requiring surgical intervention.
Make an appointment:
Referrals are usually required in Surgery.
Please check with your primary care physician or your insurance carrier.
Monday – Friday, 8 a.m. – 5 p.m.
Phone: (510) 428-3022
Fax: (510) 428-3405
Where to find us
Outpatient Center (OPC) — Map/Directions
744 52nd St., Oakland, CA 94609