Appointments:(504) 899-3977 or (504) 896-9756
Office Hours: 8 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Monday - Friday
Location:Children's Hospital, Main Campus
Children's Hospital, Metairie Center

Charles Hill, M.D.
Evans Valerie, M.D.
David Yu, M.D.

Chontel Carter, NP

The Surgery Department provides the diagnosis, treatment and postoperative care of a wide range of pediatric general surgical areas, including neonatal surgery, pediatric solid tumors, burns, trauma and non-cardiac thoracic surgery. Outpatient evaluation of suspected surgical needs and 24-hour emergency evaluation are also available.

Management expertise includes, but is not limited to:
  • Minimally invasive surgery
  • Injury prevention
  • Burn care
  • Oncologic surgery
  • Newborn surgery
  • Chest wall deformities

Charles Hill, MD
Pediatric surgeon, Children's Hospital
Associate Professor of Clinical Surgery, LSU Health Sciences Center

Professional School:
LSU Health Sciences Center, New Orleans

Specialty Training:
LSU Health Sciences Center, New Orleans

Special Interests:
Newborn anomalies, childhood tumors, chest wall deformities

In Area Since: 1978
In Practice Since: 1978

Evans Valerie, MD
Pediatric Surgeon, Children's Hospital
Section Chief, Pediatric Surgery, LSU Health Sciences Center

Professional School:
Brown University School of Medicine, Brooklyn, New York

Specialty Training:
The Hospital for Sick Children, Toronto, Canada
SUNY Downstate Medical Center, Brooklyn, New York

Speciality Medical Interests:
Neonatal, minimally invasive, thoracic, abdominal and urologic surgery

In Area Since: 2003
In Practice Since: 1994

David Yu, MD
Pediatric Surgeon, Children's Hospital
Assistant Professor of Clinical Surgery

Professional School:
Tulane University School of Medicine

Specialty Training:
Tulane Medical Center, General Surgery
UAB Pediatric Surgery

In Area Since: 1994
In Practice Since: 2012

Chontel Carter, NP

Professional School:
Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center

Specialty Training:
Louisiana State University
Emory University School of Nursing

Special Interests:
Wound/Skin Care Certified, Gastrostomy Tube Care, Pediatric Surgery, PICC Lines, NICU

In Area Since: 2005
In Practice Since: 2006




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