Pediatric Surgery


Dr. Fallat has been funded by HRSA on behalf of the Kentucky Board of Emergency Medical Services to support the development of children's services within the EMS system and to support trauma system development within Kentucky. Dr. Fallat is the Chief of Surgery at Norton Children’'s Hospital in Louisville, Kentucky, a 225-bed free-standing regional pediatric referral center. She has continuously been involved in the Emergency Medical Services for Children (EMSC) program in the State of Kentucky since 1992, and is the Program Director for the EMSC Partnership Grant to Kentucky.

Dr. Cynthia Downard is Associate Professor of Surgery in the Division of Pediatric Surgery. Dr. Downard is studying the microcirculatory changes that occur in a murine model of necrotizing enterocolitis. Her collaborators are Drs. Neal Garrison and Paul Matheson. Her goal is to implement new therapies for this devastating disease. Dr. Downard has been funded by the University of Louisville School of Medicine and the American Pediatric Surgical Association Foundation.

Faculty: Fallat, Bond, Foley, Downard, Wiesenauer
Division Director: Mary E. Fallat, M.D.