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Our Approach

Our team of dedicated pediatric surgeons specializes in the latest minimally invasive surgical treatment options for a wide variety of conditions. Our expertly trained surgical team works closely with other pediatric specialists to provide your child with a holistic approach, utilizing the best treatment options that will deliver the best possible outcomes for each child entrusted in our care.

Please see below for a full list of our surgical services.

Our Location

General Surgery at The Children's Hospital of San Antonio
333 N Santa Rosa Street
San Antonio, Texas 78207

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NOTE: A representative from CHRISTUS Health will contact you between 8:30 am and 5:00 pm CDT to help you schedule an appointment.

Our Surgical Services

  • Abdominal Surgery
  • Head and Neck Surgery
  • Thoracic Surgery
  • Oncology
  • Advanced Laparoscopic and Thoracoscopic Surgery

Our Team

Dr. Kathy Barsness

Katherine Barsness, MD, MS, MBA

Pediatric Surgery

Chair, Department of Surgery
Associate Professor, Baylor College of Medicine


Barry Cofer, MD

Pediatric Surgery, Surgery, General

John Doski

John Doski, MD

Pediatric Surgery


Ian Mitchell, MD

Pediatric Emergency Medicine