Tummy Ache or Appendicitis? – Troubleshooting Common Pediatric Abdominal Conditions

Pediatric surgeon Willieford Moses, MD, offers help with identifying frequently seen conditions – from hernias to bowel obstructions to ovarian cysts – by their typical presentation in babies and children, along with guidance on which kids need imaging or a trip to the OR. Includes a look at nonoperative management of appendicitis and an update on COVID-related surgical concerns.

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Willieford Moses, MD

Willieford Moses, MD

Assistant Professor, Surgery
Division of Pediatric Surgery

Dr. Moses graduated from Duke University in 2006 with a BS in Psychology and received his MD from the UCSF School of Medicine in 2011. He completed his general surgery residency at UCSF, graduating in 2018. During his career at UCSF, Dr. Moses was ...

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