Pediatric Surgery


To make an appointment, call (910) 662-8888.  A physician referral is required for new patients.

Jeffrey J. Dehmer, MD, Timothy M. Weiner, MD, and Trilby Shier, PA-C, are the pediatric surgical team at NHRMC. They are available for both inpatient or outpatient surgical care and follow up.

Care is provided for a number of routine and complex conditions.

Conditions We Treat

  • Appendicitis
  • Hernia
  • Pyloric stenosis
  • Gallbladder disease
  • Chest wall deformities (pectus excavatum and carinatum)
  • Lung infections (empyema)
  • Gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD)
  • Inflammatory bowel disease (ulcerative colitis and Crohn’s disease)
  • Intussusception
  • Meckel’s diverticulum

In addition, they treat a wide variety of congenital diseases of the chest and abdomen, some of which require immediate treatment after birth in the neonatal intensive care unit. Examples of neonatal surgical conditions include:

  • Tracheoesophageal fistula
  • Abdominal wall defects (gastroschisis and omphalocele)
  • Intestinal atresias
  • Imperforate anus
  • Necrotizing enterocolitis

Prenatal Consultation Available

The team is also available for prenatal consultation is available for conditions related to birth defects that are discovered prior to birth and require surgical repair after birth.