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Children's Hospital, New Orleans



Surgery
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
Physicians:
Charles Hill, M.D.
Rodney B. Steiner, M.D.
Evans Valerie, M.D.
David Yu, M.D.

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

Rodney B. Steiner, MD
Pediatric Surgeon, Children's Hospital
Associate Professor of Clinical Surgery, Chief, Section of Pediatric Surgery, Department of Surgery,
Tulane University School of Medicine

Professional School:
University of Texas Medical School

Specialty Training:
Fellow in ECMO at Ochsner Foundation Hospital
Pediatric surgery fellow at University of Tennessee

Specialty Medical Interests:
Board certified in general and pediatric surgery, congenital anomalies, cancer and other acquired diseases of childhood, trauma and burn care, extracorporeal membrane oxygenation support.
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