Surgical Services


Here at K. Hovnanian Children’s Hospital, we offer pediatric specialists who can provide surgical services 24-hours-a-day, 7-days-a-week.

Pediatric Surgical Specialists


Victoriya Staab, M.D., known to her patients as “Dr. Tory,” is a pediatric general surgeon and the medical director for pediatric trauma at K. Hovnanian Children’s Hospital. She discusses our child-friendly and family-oriented program that provides extensively trained and experienced pediatric care teams, including pediatric surgeons and nurses as well as fellowship trained pediatric anesthesiologists.

National Surgical Quality Improvement Pediatric Program


K. Hovnanian Children’s Hospital is a proud participant of the American College of Surgeons with the American Pediatric Surgical Association (APSA) National Surgical Quality Improvement Pediatric Program (ACS NSQIP® Peds) which allows participating hospitals to collect highly reliable clinical data and compare their surgical outcomes with the outcomes of other participants in the program.Participation in the ACS NSQIP Peds allows the Children’s Hospital to:

  • Demonstrate a commitment to quality improvement by participating in the first national database to measure surgical outcomes in all specialties of children’s surgery
  • Collect actionable clinical outcomes data specific to children’s surgery
  • Act on clinical data to improve care in children’s surgery

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