Pectus Treatment
Pectus Treatment
Dr. Lawrence Bodenstein is a general and thoracic pediatric surgeon with 25 years’ experience in the evaluation and management of pectus excavatum, pectus carinatum and other chest wall anomalies.

Conditions

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Dr. Bodenstein treats the full range of chest wall conditions in children and adolescents.  Where multiple specialty care is required, he will arrange for consultation with appropriate specialists and coordinate a comprehensive care plan. Among the conditions we treat are:


  • Pectus excavatum

  • Pectus carinatum

  • Mixed pectus anomalies

  • Inadequate previous pectus repair or recurrence

  • Absent, fused or malformed ribs

  • Thoracic outlet syndrome / cervical rib

  • Abnormalities of the sternum and clavicle (breastbone and collar bone)

  • Chest wall tumors

  • Chest wall anomalies with scoliosis

  • Thoracic insufficiency syndrome (TIS)

  • Poland syndrome

  • Chest wall anomalies associated with Marfan syndrome and  other connective tissue disorders

  • Jeune, Charcot-Levin and other chest wall growth syndromes and conditions 

  • Chest wall associated breast abnormalities and asymmetry