Pediatric Surgery

Specialty - Pediatric

Stony Point Surgery Center is especially dedicated to improving the lives of our littlest patients. Our team of physicians and nurses take a special interest in the health of children and we want yours to feel better as quickly as possible. Here you’ll find a list of our pediatric services and the physicians that specialize in them.

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    This procedure removes the adenoids, which are masses of tissue near the nasal cavity. Typically this procedure is done to fix impaired breathing that is occurring through the nose, chronic infections, and/or recurrent earaches.

MICHAEL ARMSTRONG, JR., M.D.

MICHAEL ARMSTRONG, JR., M.D.

Dr. Armstrong specializes in otolaryngology, head and neck surgery and facial plastic and reconstructive surgery.

Full bio

Richmond ENT
8700 Stony Point Parkway, Suite 110
Richmond, Virginia 23235
Phone: (804) 330-5501
Fax: (804) 272-4504

Virginia iSpine Physicians

 

MATTHEW BRIDGES, M.D.

MATTHEW BRIDGES, M.D.

Dr. Bridges specializes in diseases of the ear, nose and throat, as well as cosmetic surgery of the face, head and neck.

Full bio

Commonwealth Ear, Nose and Throat Specialists PC
1 Park West Circle
#200
Midlothian, VA 23114
Phone: (804) 378-7443 (EARS)

5875 Bremo Road
Suite 212
Richmond, Virginia 23226

Commonwealth Ear, Nose and Throat Specialists PC

 

BRIAN A. FISHERO, M.D.

BRIAN A. FISHERO, M.D.

Dr. Fishero specializes in management of diseases of the ears, nose and throat, as well as cosmetic surgery of the face, head and neck.

Full bio

Commonwealth Ear, Nose and Throat Specialists
5875 Bremo Road
Suite 2211
Richmond, Virginia 23226
Phone: (804) 525-4231

Commonwealth ENT PC

 

PATRICK J. GIBBONS, M.D.

PATRICK J. GIBBONS, M.D.

Dr. Gibbons specializes in otolaryngology

Full bio

Commonwealth Ear, Nose and Throat Specialists PC
1 Park West Circle
#200
Midlothian, VA 23114
Phone: (804) 378-7443

Commonwealth Ear, Nose and Throat Specialists, P.C.

 

RAJANYA PETERSSON, M.D.

RAJANYA PETERSSON, M.D.

Dr. Petersson specializes in pediatric otolaryngology.

Full bio

VCU Health Systems - Stony Point
9109 Stony Point Drive, Suite 1200
Richmond, VA 23235
Phone: (804) 323-0830
Fax: (804) 327-8076

VCU Medical Center - Children's Pavilion
1000 East Broad Street
4th Floor; Pod F
Richmond, VA 23298
Phone: (804) 628-4368
Fax: (804) 828-4180

VCU Medical Center Department of Otolaryngology

 

WAYNE T. SHAIA, M.D.

WAYNE T. SHAIA, M.D.

Dr. Shaia specializes in otolaryngology.

Full bio

The Balance and Ear Center, Inc.
10200 Three Chopt Road
Richmond, VA 23233
Phone: (804) 288-3277 (EARS)
Fax: (804) 282-1043

The Balance and Ear Center

 

TRAVIS SHAW, M.D.

TRAVIS SHAW, M.D.

Dr. Shaw specializes in otolaryngology and facial plastic surgery..

Full bio

Travis Shaw, M.D.
8730 Stony Point Parkway

Suite 120
Richmond, VA 23235
Phone: (804) 775-4559
Fax: (804) 212-2476

Travis Shaw, M.D.

    An eardrum becomes ruptured when there is a tear or hole in the eardrum, which is the thin tissue that separates your middle ear from your ear canal.

BRIAN A. FISHERO, M.D.

BRIAN A. FISHERO, M.D.

Dr. Fishero specializes in management of diseases of the ears, nose and throat, as well as cosmetic surgery of the face, head and neck.

Full bio

Commonwealth Ear, Nose and Throat Specialists
5875 Bremo Road
Suite 2211
Richmond, Virginia 23226
Phone: (804) 525-4231

Commonwealth ENT PC

 

WAYNE T. SHAIA, M.D.

WAYNE T. SHAIA, M.D.

Dr. Shaia specializes in otolaryngology.

Full bio

The Balance and Ear Center, Inc.
10200 Three Chopt Road
Richmond, VA 23233
Phone: (804) 288-3277 (EARS)
Fax: (804) 282-1043

The Balance and Ear Center

    Ear tubes in children work within the ear to prevent the reoccurrence of chronic ear infections. An ear tube is placed in the middle ear and allows ventilation within the ear. Typically the set of ear tubes will fall out on their own, and most children only need one set and their ear infections resolve.

MICHAEL ARMSTRONG, JR., M.D.

MICHAEL ARMSTRONG, JR., M.D.

Dr. Armstrong specializes in otolaryngology, head and neck surgery and facial plastic and reconstructive surgery.

Full bio

Richmond ENT
8700 Stony Point Parkway, Suite 110
Richmond, Virginia 23235
Phone: (804) 330-5501
Fax: (804) 272-4504

Virginia iSpine Physicians

 

MATTHEW BRIDGES, M.D.

MATTHEW BRIDGES, M.D.

Dr. Bridges specializes in diseases of the ear, nose and throat, as well as cosmetic surgery of the face, head and neck.

Full bio

Commonwealth Ear, Nose and Throat Specialists PC
1 Park West Circle
#200
Midlothian, VA 23114
Phone: (804) 378-7443 (EARS)

5875 Bremo Road
Suite 212
Richmond, Virginia 23226

Commonwealth Ear, Nose and Throat Specialists PC

 

DANIEL COELHO, M.D., F.A.C.S.

DANIEL COELHO, M.D., F.A.C.S.

Dr. Coelho specializes in otology and neurotology.

Full bio

VCU Health Systems - Stony Point
9109 Stony Point Drive, Suite 1200
Richmond, VA 23235
Phone: (804) 323-0830
Fax: (804) 327-8076

VCU Medical Center - Nelson Clinic
401 North 11th Street
Richmond, VA 23219
Phone: (804) 628-4368
Fax: (804) 828-8299

VCU Medical Center Department of Otolaryngology

 

BRIAN A. FISHERO, M.D.

BRIAN A. FISHERO, M.D.

Dr. Fishero specializes in management of diseases of the ears, nose and throat, as well as cosmetic surgery of the face, head and neck.

Full bio

Commonwealth Ear, Nose and Throat Specialists
5875 Bremo Road
Suite 2211
Richmond, Virginia 23226
Phone: (804) 525-4231

Commonwealth ENT PC

 

PATRICK J. GIBBONS, M.D.

PATRICK J. GIBBONS, M.D.

Dr. Gibbons specializes in otolaryngology

Full bio

Commonwealth Ear, Nose and Throat Specialists PC
1 Park West Circle
#200
Midlothian, VA 23114
Phone: (804) 378-7443

Commonwealth Ear, Nose and Throat Specialists, P.C.

 

RAJANYA PETERSSON, M.D.

RAJANYA PETERSSON, M.D.

Dr. Petersson specializes in pediatric otolaryngology.

Full bio

VCU Health Systems - Stony Point
9109 Stony Point Drive, Suite 1200
Richmond, VA 23235
Phone: (804) 323-0830
Fax: (804) 327-8076

VCU Medical Center - Children's Pavilion
1000 East Broad Street
4th Floor; Pod F
Richmond, VA 23298
Phone: (804) 628-4368
Fax: (804) 828-4180

VCU Medical Center Department of Otolaryngology

 

THEODORE SCHUMAN, M.D.

THEODORE SCHUMAN, M.D.

Dr. Schuman specializes in otolaryngology.

Full bio

VCU Health Systems - Stony Point
9109 Stony Point Drive, Suite 1200
Richmond, VA 23235
Phone: (804) 323-0830
Fax: (804) 327-8076

VCU Medical Center - Nelson Clinic
401 North 11th Street
Richmond, VA 23219
Phone: (804) 628-4368
Fax: (804) 828-8299

VCU Medical Center Department of Otolaryngology

 

WAYNE T. SHAIA, M.D.

WAYNE T. SHAIA, M.D.

Dr. Shaia specializes in otolaryngology.

Full bio

The Balance and Ear Center, Inc.
10200 Three Chopt Road
Richmond, VA 23233
Phone: (804) 288-3277 (EARS)
Fax: (804) 282-1043

The Balance and Ear Center

 

TRAVIS SHAW, M.D.

TRAVIS SHAW, M.D.

Dr. Shaw specializes in otolaryngology and facial plastic surgery..

Full bio

Travis Shaw, M.D.
8730 Stony Point Parkway

Suite 120
Richmond, VA 23235
Phone: (804) 775-4559
Fax: (804) 212-2476

Travis Shaw, M.D.

    A hernia is a condition in which part of an organ contained in a body cavity protrudes through a natural defect in the abdominal wall.

JOHN EDMONDSON, M.D.

JOHN EDMONDSON, M.D.

Dr. Edmondson specializes in pediatric urology.

Full bio


8700 Stony Point Parkway, Suite 250
Richmond, Virginia 23235
Phone: (804) 828-2467

Children's Hospital of Richmond at VCU

    Hypospadias is a condition in which the penis fails to form completely, leaving the opening for passage of urine in an abnormal location below the tip of the penis.

JOHN EDMONDSON, M.D.

JOHN EDMONDSON, M.D.

Dr. Edmondson specializes in pediatric urology.

Full bio


8700 Stony Point Parkway, Suite 250
Richmond, Virginia 23235
Phone: (804) 828-2467

Children's Hospital of Richmond at VCU

    Many children with large ears that stick out tend to have to deal with teasing and/or bullying in school. Otoplasty, or ear pinning, is when the ears are pinned to the skin behind them, and the scar is typically hidden by the ear.

SHARLINE ABOUTANOS, MD

SHARLINE ABOUTANOS, MD

Dr. Aboutanos specializes in plastic surgery.

Full bio

Richmond Plastic Surgeons
1630 Wilkes Ridge Parkway, Suite 201
Richmond, VA 23233
Phone: (804) 285-4115

Richmond Plastic Surgeons
14401 Sommerville Court
Midlothian, VA 23113
Phone: (804) 285-4115

Richmond Plastic Surgeons

 

MICHAEL ARMSTRONG, JR., M.D.

MICHAEL ARMSTRONG, JR., M.D.

Dr. Armstrong specializes in otolaryngology, head and neck surgery and facial plastic and reconstructive surgery.

Full bio

Richmond ENT
8700 Stony Point Parkway, Suite 110
Richmond, Virginia 23235
Phone: (804) 330-5501
Fax: (804) 272-4504

Virginia iSpine Physicians

 

MATTHEW BRIDGES, M.D.

MATTHEW BRIDGES, M.D.

Dr. Bridges specializes in diseases of the ear, nose and throat, as well as cosmetic surgery of the face, head and neck.

Full bio

Commonwealth Ear, Nose and Throat Specialists PC
1 Park West Circle
#200
Midlothian, VA 23114
Phone: (804) 378-7443 (EARS)

5875 Bremo Road
Suite 212
Richmond, Virginia 23226

Commonwealth Ear, Nose and Throat Specialists PC

 

DANIEL COELHO, M.D., F.A.C.S.

DANIEL COELHO, M.D., F.A.C.S.

Dr. Coelho specializes in otology and neurotology.

Full bio

VCU Health Systems - Stony Point
9109 Stony Point Drive, Suite 1200
Richmond, VA 23235
Phone: (804) 323-0830
Fax: (804) 327-8076

VCU Medical Center - Nelson Clinic
401 North 11th Street
Richmond, VA 23219
Phone: (804) 628-4368
Fax: (804) 828-8299

VCU Medical Center Department of Otolaryngology

 

PATRICK J. GIBBONS, M.D.

PATRICK J. GIBBONS, M.D.

Dr. Gibbons specializes in otolaryngology

Full bio

Commonwealth Ear, Nose and Throat Specialists PC
1 Park West Circle
#200
Midlothian, VA 23114
Phone: (804) 378-7443

Commonwealth Ear, Nose and Throat Specialists, P.C.

 

GREGORY LYNAM, M.D.

GREGORY LYNAM, M.D.

Dr. Lynam specializes in cosmetic and plastic surgery of the face, breast, and body, as well as reconstructive surgery. He is Richmond’s only double board certified plastic and maxillofacial surgeon.

Full bio

Richmond Surgical Arts
8720 Stony Point Parkway

Suite 100
Richmond, VA 23235
Phone: (804) 560-5260
Fax: (804) 560-4665

Richmond Surgical Arts

 

RAJANYA PETERSSON, M.D.

RAJANYA PETERSSON, M.D.

Dr. Petersson specializes in pediatric otolaryngology.

Full bio

VCU Health Systems - Stony Point
9109 Stony Point Drive, Suite 1200
Richmond, VA 23235
Phone: (804) 323-0830
Fax: (804) 327-8076

VCU Medical Center - Children's Pavilion
1000 East Broad Street
4th Floor; Pod F
Richmond, VA 23298
Phone: (804) 628-4368
Fax: (804) 828-4180

VCU Medical Center Department of Otolaryngology

 

WAYNE T. SHAIA, M.D.

WAYNE T. SHAIA, M.D.

Dr. Shaia specializes in otolaryngology.

Full bio

The Balance and Ear Center, Inc.
10200 Three Chopt Road
Richmond, VA 23233
Phone: (804) 288-3277 (EARS)
Fax: (804) 282-1043

The Balance and Ear Center

 

TRAVIS SHAW, M.D.

TRAVIS SHAW, M.D.

Dr. Shaw specializes in otolaryngology and facial plastic surgery..

Full bio

Travis Shaw, M.D.
8730 Stony Point Parkway

Suite 120
Richmond, VA 23235
Phone: (804) 775-4559
Fax: (804) 212-2476

Travis Shaw, M.D.

    Phimosis occurs when a boy with an uncircumcised penis cannot pull his foreskin behind the head of his penis.

JOHN EDMONDSON, M.D.

JOHN EDMONDSON, M.D.

Dr. Edmondson specializes in pediatric urology.

Full bio


8700 Stony Point Parkway, Suite 250
Richmond, Virginia 23235
Phone: (804) 828-2467

Children's Hospital of Richmond at VCU

 

C.D. ANTHONY HERNDON, MD

C.D. ANTHONY HERNDON, MD

Dr. Herndon specializes in pediatric urology.

Full bio


8700 Stony Point Parkway, Suite 250
Richmond, Virginia 23235
Phone: (804) 828-2467

Children's Hospital of Richmond at VCU

    A cavity is a hole in a tooth, which is the result of the tooth decay process that happens over time.

JOHN FLOWERS, D.D.S., M.S.D.

JOHN FLOWERS, D.D.S., M.S.D.

Dr. Flowers specializes in pediatric dentistry.

Full bio

Children's Dentistry of Virginia, PC
2400 Colony Crossing Place
Midlothian, VA 23112
Phone: (804) 639-6445
Fax: (804) 639-6400

Children's Dentistry of Virginia, PC

 

AMANDA KUHN, D.M.D., M.S.D.

AMANDA KUHN, D.M.D., M.S.D.

Dr. Kuhn specializes in pediatric dentistry.

Full bio

Children's Dentistry of Virginia, PC
2400 Colony Crossing Place
Midlothian, VA 23112
Phone: (804) 639-6445
Fax: (804) 639-6400

Children's Dentistry of Virginia, PC

    A blocked tear duct results in your tears not being able to drain normally. This often leaves you with a watery and irritated eye. Blocked tear ducts are the result of a partial or complete obstruction in the tear drainage system.

EDWIN WORTHAM V, M.D.

EDWIN WORTHAM V, M.D.

Dr. Wortham specializes in Pediatric Ophthalmology, Adult Strabismus and Motility Disorders (Diplopia), and visual development in children.

Full bio

Virginia Pediatric Ophthalmology Specialists
8720 Stony Point Parkway
Suite 135
Richmond, VA 23235
Phone: (804) 272-8040
Fax: (804) 272-7344

Virginia Pediatric Ophthalmology Specialists

    Strabismus surgery is very common and has a number of causes. Strabismus relates to a misalignment of the eyes, or cross eye. Treatment should be started as soon as possible to ensure the best results.

    EDWIN WORTHAM V, M.D.

    EDWIN WORTHAM V, M.D.

    Dr. Wortham specializes in Pediatric Ophthalmology, Adult Strabismus and Motility Disorders (Diplopia), and visual development in children.

    Full bio

    Virginia Pediatric Ophthalmology Specialists
    8720 Stony Point Parkway
    Suite 135
    Richmond, VA 23235
    Phone: (804) 272-8040
    Fax: (804) 272-7344

    Virginia Pediatric Ophthalmology Specialists

    This procedure removes the adenoids, which are masses of tissue near the nasal cavity. Typically this procedure is done to fix impaired breathing that is occurring through the nose, chronic infections, and/or recurrent earaches. This procedure also removes the tonsils, which are glands in the throat that work to help fight infection Many times, tonsils will get infected or inflamed, which results in swelling and pain.

MICHAEL ARMSTRONG, JR., M.D.

MICHAEL ARMSTRONG, JR., M.D.

Dr. Armstrong specializes in otolaryngology, head and neck surgery and facial plastic and reconstructive surgery.

Full bio

Richmond ENT
8700 Stony Point Parkway, Suite 110
Richmond, Virginia 23235
Phone: (804) 330-5501
Fax: (804) 272-4504

Virginia iSpine Physicians

 

MATTHEW BRIDGES, M.D.

MATTHEW BRIDGES, M.D.

Dr. Bridges specializes in diseases of the ear, nose and throat, as well as cosmetic surgery of the face, head and neck.

Full bio

Commonwealth Ear, Nose and Throat Specialists PC
1 Park West Circle
#200
Midlothian, VA 23114
Phone: (804) 378-7443 (EARS)

5875 Bremo Road
Suite 212
Richmond, Virginia 23226

Commonwealth Ear, Nose and Throat Specialists PC

 

BRIAN A. FISHERO, M.D.

BRIAN A. FISHERO, M.D.

Dr. Fishero specializes in management of diseases of the ears, nose and throat, as well as cosmetic surgery of the face, head and neck.

Full bio

Commonwealth Ear, Nose and Throat Specialists
5875 Bremo Road
Suite 2211
Richmond, Virginia 23226
Phone: (804) 525-4231

Commonwealth ENT PC

 

PATRICK J. GIBBONS, M.D.

PATRICK J. GIBBONS, M.D.

Dr. Gibbons specializes in otolaryngology

Full bio

Commonwealth Ear, Nose and Throat Specialists PC
1 Park West Circle
#200
Midlothian, VA 23114
Phone: (804) 378-7443

Commonwealth Ear, Nose and Throat Specialists, P.C.

 

RAJANYA PETERSSON, M.D.

RAJANYA PETERSSON, M.D.

Dr. Petersson specializes in pediatric otolaryngology.

Full bio

VCU Health Systems - Stony Point
9109 Stony Point Drive, Suite 1200
Richmond, VA 23235
Phone: (804) 323-0830
Fax: (804) 327-8076

VCU Medical Center - Children's Pavilion
1000 East Broad Street
4th Floor; Pod F
Richmond, VA 23298
Phone: (804) 628-4368
Fax: (804) 828-4180

VCU Medical Center Department of Otolaryngology

 

THEODORE SCHUMAN, M.D.

THEODORE SCHUMAN, M.D.

Dr. Schuman specializes in otolaryngology.

Full bio

VCU Health Systems - Stony Point
9109 Stony Point Drive, Suite 1200
Richmond, VA 23235
Phone: (804) 323-0830
Fax: (804) 327-8076

VCU Medical Center - Nelson Clinic
401 North 11th Street
Richmond, VA 23219
Phone: (804) 628-4368
Fax: (804) 828-8299

VCU Medical Center Department of Otolaryngology

 

WAYNE T. SHAIA, M.D.

WAYNE T. SHAIA, M.D.

Dr. Shaia specializes in otolaryngology.

Full bio

The Balance and Ear Center, Inc.
10200 Three Chopt Road
Richmond, VA 23233
Phone: (804) 288-3277 (EARS)
Fax: (804) 282-1043

The Balance and Ear Center

 

TRAVIS SHAW, M.D.

TRAVIS SHAW, M.D.

Dr. Shaw specializes in otolaryngology and facial plastic surgery..

Full bio

Travis Shaw, M.D.
8730 Stony Point Parkway

Suite 120
Richmond, VA 23235
Phone: (804) 775-4559
Fax: (804) 212-2476

Travis Shaw, M.D.

    Tonsils are glands in the throat that work to help fight infection Many times, tonsils will get infected or inflamed, which results in swelling and pain. If this happens too frequently, a tonsillectomy may be necessary. A tonsillectomy is when the tonsils are removed, which will result in less infection or inflammation.

MICHAEL ARMSTRONG, JR., M.D.

MICHAEL ARMSTRONG, JR., M.D.

Dr. Armstrong specializes in otolaryngology, head and neck surgery and facial plastic and reconstructive surgery.

Full bio

Richmond ENT
8700 Stony Point Parkway, Suite 110
Richmond, Virginia 23235
Phone: (804) 330-5501
Fax: (804) 272-4504

Virginia iSpine Physicians

 

MATTHEW BRIDGES, M.D.

MATTHEW BRIDGES, M.D.

Dr. Bridges specializes in diseases of the ear, nose and throat, as well as cosmetic surgery of the face, head and neck.

Full bio

Commonwealth Ear, Nose and Throat Specialists PC
1 Park West Circle
#200
Midlothian, VA 23114
Phone: (804) 378-7443 (EARS)

5875 Bremo Road
Suite 212
Richmond, Virginia 23226

Commonwealth Ear, Nose and Throat Specialists PC

 

PATRICK J. GIBBONS, M.D.

PATRICK J. GIBBONS, M.D.

Dr. Gibbons specializes in otolaryngology

Full bio

Commonwealth Ear, Nose and Throat Specialists PC
1 Park West Circle
#200
Midlothian, VA 23114
Phone: (804) 378-7443

Commonwealth Ear, Nose and Throat Specialists, P.C.

 

RAJANYA PETERSSON, M.D.

RAJANYA PETERSSON, M.D.

Dr. Petersson specializes in pediatric otolaryngology.

Full bio

VCU Health Systems - Stony Point
9109 Stony Point Drive, Suite 1200
Richmond, VA 23235
Phone: (804) 323-0830
Fax: (804) 327-8076

VCU Medical Center - Children's Pavilion
1000 East Broad Street
4th Floor; Pod F
Richmond, VA 23298
Phone: (804) 628-4368
Fax: (804) 828-4180

VCU Medical Center Department of Otolaryngology

 

THEODORE SCHUMAN, M.D.

THEODORE SCHUMAN, M.D.

Dr. Schuman specializes in otolaryngology.

Full bio

VCU Health Systems - Stony Point
9109 Stony Point Drive, Suite 1200
Richmond, VA 23235
Phone: (804) 323-0830
Fax: (804) 327-8076

VCU Medical Center - Nelson Clinic
401 North 11th Street
Richmond, VA 23219
Phone: (804) 628-4368
Fax: (804) 828-8299

VCU Medical Center Department of Otolaryngology

 

WAYNE T. SHAIA, M.D.

WAYNE T. SHAIA, M.D.

Dr. Shaia specializes in otolaryngology.

Full bio

The Balance and Ear Center, Inc.
10200 Three Chopt Road
Richmond, VA 23233
Phone: (804) 288-3277 (EARS)
Fax: (804) 282-1043

The Balance and Ear Center

 

TRAVIS SHAW, M.D.

TRAVIS SHAW, M.D.

Dr. Shaw specializes in otolaryngology and facial plastic surgery..

Full bio

Travis Shaw, M.D.
8730 Stony Point Parkway

Suite 120
Richmond, VA 23235
Phone: (804) 775-4559
Fax: (804) 212-2476

Travis Shaw, M.D.