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Dr. Charles J. H. Stolar

Pediatric Surgery

Dr Stolar is teaching Surgery and Pediatrics as a Professor at the College of Physicians & Surgeons of Columbia University. He currently serves as Chief of the Division of Pediatric Surgery at the Babies & Children's Hospital of New York. Dr. Stolar is board-certified in both General and Pediatric Surgery. He received his MD degree from the medical school at Georgetown University. He completed his General Surgery training at the University of Illinois in 1976. Afterwards he underwent extensive additional training in Pediatric Surgery at the Children's National Medical Center in Washington, D.C, where he served as a Fellow. In 1982, he joined the staff of the Babies & Children's Hospital of New York.

Dr. Stolar has published articles in several peer-reviewed journals, with a special emphasis on newborn respiratory failure. He has authored multiple book chapters on childhood cancer and congenital diaphragmatic hernia. He maintains an active research laboratory, which focuses on the normal and abnormal formation of vascular networks in the lungs during embryonic development and early infancy.

Dr. Stolar's high level of surgical skills and expertise in the management of congenital diaphragmatic hernia has been recognized by his peers all around the world. In addition, he has had a central role in developing strategies of life support (Extra Corporeal Membrane Oxygenation, or ECMO) for children with overwhelming respiratory failure. His clinical interests, however, span the broad range of pediatric general surgery, with special emphasis on newborns and children with cancer. Dr. Stolar has participated in the national Children's Cancer Group. He is an expert in managing children with tumors of germ cell origin and other solid tumors of childhood.

dr. Stolar site Dr. Charles J. H. Stolar
Columbia Presbyterian Center
622 West 168th street PH14 E 
10032-3784 New York, NY, U.S.A.
tel.  212-305-2305      fax  212-305-5971
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