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Mission of the Division

"The child first and always" is the motto and the motivating spirit within the Primary Children's Hospital. This ideal is embraced and considered a professional commitment by the pediatric surgeons.

The division is committed to the following goals:

  1. To provide the highest level of surgical care for children that can be attained with present-day knowledge and techniques
  2. To provide a unique pediatric surgery training experience for pediatric surgical fellows and general surgical residents
  3. To maintain interest, faculty involvement, and financial support of clinical and basic science research related to the surgical problems of children

Division Chief

Eric Scaife, MD

Message From Our Fellowship Program Director

Brian T. Bucher, MD

Contact Us

Primary Children's Hospital

100 North Mario Capecchi Dr., Ste 3800
Salt Lake City, UT 84112

Phone: 801-662-2950
Fax: 801-662-2980

Utah Fetal Center

Jessica Simmons, Fetal Center Manager
Phone: 1-844-MY-FETAL (844-693-3825)
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Utah Pediatric Trauma Network

Matthew Eyre, Nurse Coordinator
Phone: 801-662-2990

Colorectal Center

Dr. Michael Rollins

IBD Center

Phone: 801-662-2950
Dr. Scott Short
Hillary Torres, FNP-C


Western Pediatric Surgery Research Consortium



Western Pediatric Trauma Conference

Dr. Katie Russell

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