Dr. Richard Joseph Hendrickson MD
Surgeon (Pediatric) | Pediatric Surgery2401 Gillham Rd Kansas City MO, 64108
Dr. Richard Hendrickson practices Pediatric Surgery in Kansas City, MO. Dr. Hendrickson treats children who have an illness, injury, or disease that requires surgery. Some of the surgical problems seen by pediatric surgeons are often quite different from those commonly seen by adult or general surgeons. Dr. Hendricksondiagnoses, treats, and manages childrens surgical needs such as abnormalities of the groin in childhood and, surgical repair of birth defects, surgical care of tumors, transplantation operations, and endoscopic procedures.
Education and Training
Georgetown Univ Sch of Med, Washington Dc 1994
Georgetown University School of Medicine 1990
SurgeryAmerican Board of SurgeryABS
- Congenital paraesophageal hiatal hernia.
- Pediatric liver transplantation.
- Gastrostomy revision: incidence and indications.
- Laparoscopic-assisted percutaneous endoscopic gastrostomy in children and adolescents.
- Visceral injuries in nonaccidental trauma: spectrum of injury and outcomes.
- Positioning for the Nuss procedure: avoiding brachial plexus injury.
- Laparoscopic guidance or revision of ventriculoperitoneal shunts in children.
- Resection of neurogenic tumors in children: is thoracoscopy superior to thoracotomy?
- Nonaccidental trauma is a major cause of morbidity and mortality among patients at a regional level 1 pediatric trauma center.
- Progressive biliary destruction is independent of a functional tumor necrosis factor-alpha pathway in a rhesus rotavirus-induced murine model of biliary atresia.
- An unusual cause of pediatric hypertension.
- Adult right lobe live donor liver transplantation without reconstruction of the middle hepatic vein: a single-center study of 109 cases.
- Utility of Preoperative Upper Gastrointestinal Series in Laparoscopic Gastrostomy Tube Placement.
- Transition of Techniques to Treat Choledochal Cysts in Children.
- Preoperative Imaging Does Not Predict Rupture in Acute Appendicitis.
- Birth Defects
- Univ Of Co Sch Of Med, Pediatric Surgery-Surgery; Georgetown Univ Hosp, General Surgery
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