Pediatric Surgery

SchoolSchool of Medicine
DepartmentDepartment of Surgery

Program Description: 

The subspecialized course of pediatric surgery is a branch of surgery that is dedicated to prevention, diagnosis, surgery treatment, and rehabilitation of evolutionary, acquired, and traumatic abnormalities from fetal period to the age of 16. 


  • Diagnostic-therapeutic and caring tasks
  1. Development of professional relationship with patients’ and their families
  2. Preparation of complete biography of patients
  3. Subtle examination of patients
  4. Request for necessary para-clinical examinations
  5. Performance of diagnostic procedural actions mentioned in this program
  6. Timely diagnosis of diseases
  7. Surgery performance related to course and in proportion with the items taught in this course
  8. Clinical monitoring of patients
  9. Logical prescription of sedatives and analgesics and appropriate use of palliative procedures
  10. All pain control procedures which improve the quality of patients’ services before and after surgery
  11. Timely prescription of sensitive drugs and fluid therapy
  12. Performance of intravenous and gastrointestinal feeding methods
  13. Therapeutic follow-up and timely care after surgery 
  14. Record of exact findings in all steps of diagnosis and treatment
  15. Paying attention to conditions of each child, physical atmosphere of the ward, and resolving patients’ problems
  16. Paying attention to mental aspects of diseases and performance of suitable intervention
  17. Respect towards rules and professional morality in collaboration with patients, families and colleagues
  18. Offering the rehabilitating methods for children with resulting complications or chronic diseases
  19. Providing suitable conditions for stabilization and transmission of young patients
  20. Request for specialized consultations if necessary
  21. Performance of multidisciplinary tasks as a therapeutic team
  22. Recording and adjustment of medical documents Educational tasks
  23. Instruction of patients, entourages, health team members, scholars, assistants and society if needed
  24. Preparation of educational, therapeutic and care guidelines for different levels
  25. Emphasis on lifelong learning (constant training) 
  • Research
  1. Offering the research plans in fields related to authorities of health system
  2. Recording patients’ information and participation in setup and fix of data entry system
  3. Critical interpretation, evaluation and use of the results of research by others
  4. Contributing to designing and implementing research plans in a relation with state programs and also pediatric surgery with health systems
  5. Preparing a report and publishing research findings and scientific texts as papers
  • Management
  1. Direction and management of pediatric surgery teams
  2. Best use of facilities and equipment
  3. Analysis of care systems for neonates and infants who need surgery and presentation of required offers and proposals to policymakers
  4. Using tools and management procedures to promote the effective factors about patient care and to decrease mortality rate and complications after surgery
  5. Management of qualitative control in given services for pediatric surgery departments
  6. Collaboration in consultation and design, and helping develop and manage pediatric surgery wards
  7. Participation in health policies and child care, especially in urgencies and prevention of events


2 Years (Full Time)


Admission Requirements

General Requirement: To apply for this program, you will need to fulfill a number of requirements, which can be found in the Graduate Admission Requirements.

Specific Requiremetns: Degree in General Physicians (M.D) or Bachelor of Medicine, Bachelor of Surgery (M.B.B.S.) by one of the Iranian or foreign universities.

Having and approved specialty in General Surgery.  

The eligible candidate should have successfully completed an approved general physician program and should be proficient in English or Persian.

Admission Deadline

Tehran University of Medical Sciences has a rolling application system and reviews student applications all year round.

However, the deadline for the September intake is June 31.

Education Fees and Yearly Expenses

For complete and comprehensive information about fees and expenses, please refer to the Education Fees and Yearly Expenses section.


Program Curriculum


For more information, please download the Program Curriculum of  Pediatric Surgery   

Contact Information:

In case of any inquiries, you can contact the Office of International representative of the Department of Pediatrics Tehran University of Medical Sciences through the following:

Contact Person: Dr. Ehsan Aghaei Moghadam

Tel.: (+98 21) 6659 3366

Email  :


Address: No. 62, Gharib St., Keshavarz Blvd., Children’s Medical Center, Department of Pediatrics, Tehran, Iran

To contact the Office of International Admissions, please use the following information:

Tel.: (+98 21) 8890 2090-93, Ext.: 169


Address: No. 21, Dameshgh St., Vali-e Asr Ave., Tehran 1416753955, Iran

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