Dr. Robert Dean Acton M.D.
Surgeon (Pediatric) | Pediatric SurgeryUniversity Of Minnesota Physicians 500 Harvard Street S Minneapolis MN, 55455
Dr. Robert Acton practices Pediatric Surgery in Minneapolis, MN. Dr. Acton 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. Actondiagnoses, 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
Univ of Cincinnati Coll of Med, Cincinnati Oh 1991
SurgeryAmerican Board of SurgeryABS- Pediatric Surgery
- American Academy of Pediatrics Section on Surgery hernia survey revisited.
- Modified approach to laparoscopic gastrostomy tube placement minimizes complications.
- Utility of blood cultures in postoperative pediatric intensive care unit patients.
- When patients choose: comparison of Nuss, Ravitch, and Leonard procedures for primary repair of pectus excavatum.
- Developing surgical skills curricula: lessons learned from needs assessment to
- Retrospective review of reoperative pectus excavatum repairs.
- Surgical skills acquisition: performance of students trained in a rural longitudinal integrated clerkship and those from a traditional block clerkship on a standardized examination using simulated patients.
- The Evolving Role of Simulation in Teaching Surgery in Undergraduate Medical Education.
- Intraoperative temperature regulation in children using a liquid-warming garment.
- Northwestern Univ Med Sch, Pediatric Surgery-Surgery Univ Of Mn Med Sch, Surgery Critical Care-Surgery Univ Of Mn Med Sch, General Surgery
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