General Surgery Program, Delaware Valley

General Surgery Program


The Nemours Children's Feel Better Faster General Surgery Program is a special service to add value and patient satisfaction to your practice.

Take advantage of an easy referral process that will allow you to offer your patients and families an option for noncomplex surgery issues in a fast and convenient way.

Get families back to their normal active lives — and help children get back to being kids.

No preauthorization needed for these general surgery cases:

  • Umbilical hernia
  • Epigastric hernia
  • Inguinal hernia
  • Hydrocele
  • Repair gastrostomy opening or gastrocutaneous fistula
  • Skin nevus
  • Cervical lymphadenopathy


Dr. Charles Paidas

Chief, Division of Pediatric Surgery
Professor of Surgery, Pediatrics and Medical Oncology

Sidney Kimmel Medical College
Thomas Jefferson University
General Surgery: (302) 651-5999