Nemours Physician Named AAP President

Sandra Hassink, MD, FAAP, an internationally recognized expert in child obesity prevention at Nemours/Alfred I. duPont Hospital for Children, is serving as president of the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP). Read More »

Bariatric Surgery

At Nemours, we promise to do whatever it takes to treat children as we would our own. When your child comes to Nemours, we know you’re placing your trust in us. This trust and our dedication to improving the health of your child is what inspires us to provide exceptional care and the most satisfying experience possible.

Patient Stories

Nikki: Bariatric Surgery

"This experience changed my life because it made me look at the world as a different place, I need to live life."

— Nikki


Meet Nikki, who began to develop very serious health issues because of her weight. Since having the gastric sleeve pediatric bariatric surgery procedure at Nemours/Alfred I. duPont Hospital for Children, Nikki has lost more than 98 pounds and is a healthy, active teenager.