Pediatric Surgery

LOCATION: Charleston Area Medical Center, Charleston, West Virginia
PRECEPTOR: A. Margarita Torres, M. D.
DURATION: 2 or 4 weeks
OFFERED: Continuously
STATUS: Elective.


To recognize surgical problems in infants and children; To be able to diagnose the acute abdomen in children.

Methods to Achieve Objectives

Exposure to pediatric surgical problems, work-up surgical procedures and post-operative follow-up. Observation of patients in office and hospital settings. Daily rounds and the observation of pediatric surgical procedures.

Examination Procedures and Evaluation Criteria

Daily observation.

Pre-Rotation Instructions 

ON THE FIRST DAY OF THE ROTATION REPORT TO: Suite 104 Medical Staff Building, Women and Children's Hospital at 8:00 AM.