Dr. Michael J. Goretsky M.D.
Surgeon (Pediatric) | Pediatric Surgery601 Childrens Ln Suite 5b Norfolk VA, 23507
Dr. Michael Goretsky practices Pediatric Surgery in Norfolk, VA. Dr. Goretsky 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. Goretskydiagnoses, 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
Suny At Stony Brook Hlth Sci Ctr, Stony Brook Ny 1991
SurgeryAmerican Board of SurgeryABS- Pediatric Surgery
- A pilot study of the impact of surgical repair on disease-specific quality of life among patients with pectus excavatum.
- Chest wall anomalies: pectus excavatum and pectus carinatum.
- Impact of pectus excavatum on pulmonary function before and after repair with the Nuss procedure.
- The minimally invasive Nuss technique for recurrent or failed pectus excavatum repair in 50 patients.
- Reliability of a standardized protocol to calculate cross-sectional chest area and severity indices to evaluate pectus excavatum.
- Family study of the inheritance of pectus excavatum.
- Capillary morphogenesis during healing of full-thickness skin grafts: an ultrastructural study.
- Infectious complications after the Nuss repair in a series of 863 patients.
- When it is not an infection: metal allergy after the Nuss procedure for repair of pectus excavatum.
- Minimally invasive repair of pectus excavatum in patients with Marfan syndrome and marfanoid features.
- Variable number of tandem repeat polymorphisms (VNTRs) in the ACAN gene associated with pectus excavatum.
- One hundred patients with recurrent pectus excavatum repaired via the minimally invasive Nuss technique--effective in most regardless of initial operative approach.
- Chest wall deformities in pediatric surgery.
- High rates of metal allergy amongst Nuss procedure patients dictate broader pre-operative testing.
- Inflammatory bowel disease in children.
- Wayne St Univ-Detroit M C, Pediatric Surgery-Surgery; University Hosp, Inc, General Surgery
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