Benefits of Surgically Correcting Pectus Excavatum – Presented February 20, 2018 Hekemian Auditorium
Dr. Barry E. LoSasso is a board-certified pediatric surgeon who has performed over 800 Nuss Procedures to repair pectus excavatum (commonly known as sunken chest), on both children and adults.
Dr. LoSasso completed his fellowship in Pediatric Surgery at Babies Hospital/Columbia Presbyterian Medical Center in 1984. Dr. LoSasso trained with Dr.Donald Nuss (creator of the Nuss procedure) at the Children’s Hospital of the King’s Daughter in Norfolk, Virginia before developing his own successful Nuss program. For thirty-two years he practiced Pediatric
Surgery at Rady Children’s Hospital in San Diego, as Chief of Pediatric Surgery, Trauma Medical Director, and Director of the Center of Excellence for Chest Wall Deformities.
In 2006, the program was awarded the “The Center of Excellence for Pectus Deformities”, one of five centers of excellence in the United States, and the only one on the West Coast.
In 2016 Dr. LoSasso worked with Drs. Gandhi and Friedman in General Pediatric Surgery at Pediatric Surgical Associates and established a chest wall program for children and adults.
In 2017, Dr. LoSasso relocated his practice to Paramus, New Jersey.
Barry LoSasso, MD, FACS, FAAP
Pediatric Surgeon Hackensack University Medical Center
Center of Excellence for Pectus Paramus, NJ
February 20, 2018 Hekemian Auditorium 8:00AM