St. Luke's-Roosevelt Hospital
Division of Pediatric Surgery
Division of Pediatric Surgery

Under the leadership of Leif Holgersen , MD , this service provides highly expert, experienced pediatric surgical care at both the Roosevelt and St. Luke's Hospital campuses. More than 250 pediatric surgical operations are performed annually for wide ranging conditions affecting children in the neonatal and pediatric age groups. Pediatric Intensive Care Units are located at both campuses. The Pediatric Surgery Division has a close collaborative relationship with pediatricians at SLR and also serves as a referral resource for community based physicians.

Meet Our Pediatric Surgeons
  • Leif O. Holgersen, MD, FACS
    Chief, Division of Pediatric Surgery
    Clinical Associate Professor of Surgery, Columbia University College of Physicians & Surgeons
    (212) 772-0863

Affiliated Pediatric Surgeons
  • Edward Schlasko, MD, FACS
  • Francesca Velcek, MD, FACS