Pediatric Surgery


David G. Lemon, MD, Associate Professor, Chief of the Department of Surgery, Division of Pediatric Surgery
Cynthia Reyes, MD, Associate Professor, Department of Surgery
Ninon Adams, RN, Pediatric Surgery Nurse Specialist

Pediatric Surgery at University of New Mexico Hospital evaluates and cares for children from the newborn period through late adolescence.  Outpatient clinics are held four times each week either at the Third Floor Pediatric Specialty Clinic or at the Carrie Tingly Outpatient clinic.  An Outreach Clinic is held once a month in Las Cruces to provide services to the southern part of the state.

We care for the entire spectrum of pediatric surgical diseases, with special emphasis on outpatient surgery, minimally invasive surgery, congenital anomalies, and oncology.  Dr. Lemon has a special interest it pediatric thoracic surgery and Dr. Reyes has a special interest in the correction of chest wall deformities and minimally invasive surgery.

Clinic appointments must be scheduled through our office by calling 505-272-5913.   Patients should bring any radiographic studies that were performed on them to their clinic appointment.