The Children’s Regional Hospital at Cooper has appointed Harsh Grewal, MD, FACS, FAAP, as Head, Division of Pediatric Surgery within the Department of Surgery.
Dr. Grewal joins Cooper from Temple University School of Medicine where he served as the Chief, Section of Pediatric Surgery and Professor of Surgery. During his time at Temple, Dr. Grewal also served as the Medical Director of Pediatric Trauma, Director of the Surgical Skills Laboratory, attending surgeon at St. Christopher’s Hospital for Children, and staff consultant for Shriner’s Hospital for Children.
“Dr. Grewal brings with him a wealth of clinical, research and academic expertise in pediatric surgery, and is renowned for his exceptional leadership ability,” said Jeffrey P. Carpenter, MD, Chief, Department of Surgery and Vice President, Perioperative Services at Cooper. “We’re pleased that he has joined Cooper and look forward to working with him as we expand our pediatric surgical services.”
Dr. Grewal received his undergraduate and graduate medical degrees from the All India Institute of Medical Sciences, New Delhi, India. He completed his residency in general surgery at the New York Medical College, Valhalla, NY, and his fellowship in pediatric surgery at Arkansas Children’s Hospital, University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences, Little Rock, Ark. He is board certified in general surgery and pediatric surgery.
Active in surgical research, Dr. Grewal has served as the Principal Investigator for a number of clinical trials. He speaks frequently to medical students and peers on topics including pediatric trauma, minimally invasive surgery in children and the latest techniques in pediatric surgery. He is well published in his field, including numerous peer-reviewed articles, book chapters and abstracts. He was named as one of the “Best Doctors in America” in 2005, 2006, 2008, 2010 and 2011. Dr. Grewal was included in the “Guide to America’s Top Surgeons” in 2009.
Dr. Grewal is a member of the American Pediatric Surgical Association, the American College of Surgeons, the Society of American GI and Endoscopic Surgeons and the International Pediatric Endosurgical Group.