Pediatric Surgery – Faculty

Christine Finck, M.D., FACS

Christine Finck, M.D., FACS

Surgeon-in-Chief
Peter Deckers Endowed Chair, Division of Surgery
Fellowship Director, Pediatric Surgery
Connecticut Children’s
Vice Chair of Surgery, UConn School of Medicine

Basic Science Research: Fetal Pulmonary Tissue Engineering, Regenerative Medicine, Esophageal Tissue Engineering

Michael Bourque, M.D.

Michael Bourque, M.D.

Assistant Professor of Surgery, Emergency Medicine, Pediatrics, Trauma and Emergency Medicine, UConn School of Medicine

Richard Weiss, M.D., FACS

Richard Weiss, M.D., FACS

Clinical Director of Pediatric Surgery
Associate Professor of Surgery, Pediatrics, Trauma and Emergency Medicine, UConn School of Medicine
Associate Director, Fellowship Program
Co-Director Maternal Fetal Medicine Prenatal Clinic

Brendan Campbell, M.D., M.P.H., FACS

Brendan Campbell, M.D., M.P.H., FACS

Donald Hight Endowed Chair of Pediatric Surgery and Trauma
Medical Director, Trauma Program
Surgeon Champion, Pediatric NSQIP
Associate Professor of Surgery and Pediatrics, UConn School of Medicine

Christine Rader, M.D.

Christine Rader, M.D.

Assistant Professor of Pediatrics, UConn School of Medicine
Co-Director, Pectus Program
Director ECMO Program
Residency Site Director

Meghna Misra, M.D.

Meghna Misra, M.D.

Assistant Professor of Pediatrics and Surgery, UConn School of Medicine
Co-Director, Pectus Program

See current list of Pediatric Surgery staff.

Multidisciplinary Initiatives

Bariatric Program (Finck, Misra): Endocrine, Surgery, Psychiatry, Physical Therapy, Nutrition

Pectus Program (Rader, Misra): Surgery, Pain Service

Thyroid Multidisciplinary Program (Finck, Weiss): Endocrine, Surgery, Nuclear Medicine, Radiology

Aerodigestive (Rader): ENT, Pulmonary, Surgery

Maternal Fetal Medicine (Weiss Co-Director): OB/GYN, Neonatology, Surgery, Cardiac Surgery, Urology

ECMO (Rader, Finck): PICU, NICU, Perfusion, Surgery - Silver Award

Trauma (Campbell): Hartford Hospital Trauma Team, Surgery, Neurosurgery, ER

Research Initiatives

NSQIP (Campbell): Institutional Initiative

Injury Prevention (Campbell): Trauma

Multicenter Preemie Hernia Study (Misra)

Pancreatic Trauma Study (Campbell)

Hirschsprung’s Study (Weiss)

Basic Science Research (Finck): Tissue Engineering