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Expert Pediatric Surgery Care—Close To Home

For parents in Contra Costa County and surrounding communities, having a child with a complex medical condition used to mean spending lots of time traveling all over the Bay Area for visits with children’s specialists. 

Through our collaboration with Stanford Medicine Children’s Health, we perform a wide variety of general surgery procedures on pediatric patients using traditional and minimally invasive surgery techniques.       

In addition to your pediatric surgeon, your child’s care team may also include nurses and other healthcare providers—all who have advanced training in specifically treating children and teens.  

Meet Your Doctors

wendy su

Wendy Su, MD

Pediatric Surgeon

It takes a lot for parents to entrust their child to a surgeon. I understand that parents have a lot of fear when their child needs surgery. I take time to educate the family about their child's condition and to guide them through what to expect throughout the surgery and recovery process.

I use minimally invasive surgical techniques whenever possible, including single-incision laparoscopic surgeries. My goal is to achieve the least possible amount of pain and scarring and the quickest return to normalcy for the entire family. There is no sweeter reward than seeing a kid smile and say “I am all better!”

thomas hui

Thomas Hui, MD

Pediatric Surgery

I love being a pediatric surgeon because I get to help make kids better by using my hands. What's great about having kids as patients is that even if they are very sick, they can bounce back and recover much better than adults.

I want parents to know that we have access to the most advanced minimally invasive technologies and that as a surgeon, I work with an entire team of excellent providers. I collaborate with other subspecialists to achieve an outcome that is superior than if just one doctor was treating the patient alone. This multidisciplinary approach means each child gets the best of a combined group of experts in their field. Together, we do the very best for each child that we see.

jmh stanford

What Our Partnership With Stanford Medicine Children’s Health Means For Your Family

Your pediatrician referred you to us, and we want you to know that you’re in good hands. Our collaboration marries the best of two worlds for our patients and their families by bringing Stanford Medicine Children's Health expertise and innovation into a community-based setting that keeps families close to home. Together, our partnership provides:

  • Expert Care from Stanford Medicine Children’s Health Doctors: From office visits to hospital procedures and stays at our Walnut Creek Medical Center, you can rest easy knowing that your child will be cared for by some of the nation’s top pediatric specialists—without having to travel to outside of the East Bay.
  • Comprehensive Care, Conveniently Close: Any hospital-based services your child may need—ranging from simple blood work and imaging to infusion therapies—can all be conveniently done at our Walnut Creek Medical Center by staff who are highly trained in treating children of all ages, using specialized equipment designed just for children. 
  • Pediatric Intensive Care Unit (PICU): If your child requires complex care, you’ll have the added peace of mind that our PICU—staffed 24/7 by Stanford Medicine Children’s Health doctors and John Muir Health nurses and other care providers—is right here at our Walnut Creek Medical Center. Learn more about our PICU.

Learn more about Stanford Medicine Children’s Health and our partnership.