If your child must have surgery, it can be an unsettling time. But when you place your trust in Randall Children’s General Surgery, you are ensuring the best possible care from experts focused on helping children and their families through surgery and on to recovery.  

Our surgeons and surgical care team are experienced in all levels of surgery, from the routine to the complex. We offer the same advanced level of care and compassion no matter the type of surgery your child is having. Whether it’s a procedure in our Day Surgery or a more advanced surgery that requires an overnight or extended stay, you will find that our healing environment promotes peace of mind for you, your child and other family members. 

All kinds of specialized care 

Randall Children’s General Surgery is experienced in neonatal surgery, congenital abnormalities (for example, cleft palate, heart defect, umbilical hernia), cancerous and non-cancerous tumors, trauma surgery, and more. Our patients are newborns, babies, children, teens and young adults. Their families rely on us for surgical excellence in a warm and caring environment.

Among the conditions we treat: 

  • Appendicitis
  • Mass removal (lumps and bumps)
  • Hernias
  • Pyloric stenosis
  • Thyroid disorders
  • Undescended testes
  • Hydrocele
  • Ovarian cysts and tumors
  • Ulcerative colitis and Crohn’s disease
  • Bowel management for chronic constipation
  • Gastrostomy tube placement and management
  • Cecostomy tube placement and management
  • Gallstones
  • Reflux surgery
  • Surgical care of childhood cancers (Wilms, neuroblastoma, rhabdomyosarcoma, teratoma, liver tumors)
  • Trauma care and surgery
  • Congenital diaphragmatic hernia
  • Intestinal atresia
  • Gastroschisis/omphalocele
  • Congenital pulmonary airway malformation
  • Tracheoesophageal fistula and esophageal atresia
  • Anal-rectal malformation/imperforate anus
  • Hirschsprung’s disease 

A team of experts focused on your child’s health 

As part of our commitment to comprehensive care, we will work closely with your pediatrician, referring physician and any pediatric specialists as needed. Your family will be part of our team as we reach the best possible outcome for your child.  

Our Providers 

Cynthia Gingalewski, M.D., medical director, surgical services 
Marilyn Butler, M.D. 
Mubeen Jafri, M.D. 
Kelli A. Kolstad, CPNP 
Katrine Loftberg, M.D.
Alicia McIntire, PNP  

Our Location

Randall Children's General Surgery 
Legacy Emanuel Medical Center 
Medical Office Building 2 
501 N. Graham St., Suite 300  
Portland, OR 97227 
Map/Directions
Phone: 503-413-4300 
Fax: 503-413-5301
Hours: 8:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m.
After hours: On-call physician available 24/7

Outreach locations

We have outreach clinic locations in Bend and Oregon. Not all of our physicians work at these clinics. Please call 503-413-4300 to see if one of these clinics would work for you.

The information you need for peace of mind 

Our goal is to make surgery as stress-free as possible for you and your child. The following links offer helpful information about scheduling and preparing for surgery. 

Get Connected & Stay Informed   

MyHealth gives you access to your child's medical records. View test results, diagnoses, medications, follow-up instructions, make an appointment, and more.   

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