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Charles J. Aprahamian, MD

Charles J. Aprahamian, MD

Pediatrics - Surgery
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OSF Children's Hospital of Illinois - Pediatric Surgery Center

420 NE Glen Oak Avenue, Suite 301
Peoria, Illinois 61603
ph: (309) 655-2343
fx: (309) 655-3948
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Bloomington Pediatric Specialty Center

2404 E. Empire Street
Bloomington, Illinois 61704
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OSF Children's Hospital of Illinois

1405 W. Park Street, Suite 306
Urbana, Illinois 61801
ph: (217) 337-3862
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OSF Children's Hospital of Illinois

2524 Farragut Drive
Springfield, Illinois 62704
ph: (217) 528-6833
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Areas of Expertise Childhood Solid Tumors, Laparoscopic Surgery, Neonatal Surgery, Surgical Education, Thoracoscopic Surgery

Title(s) Clinical Assistant Professor of Surgery and Pediatrics - University of Illinois College of Medicine at Peoria, Surgeon in Chief - OSF Children's Hospital of Illinois

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Medical Education Medical College of Wisconsin (Milwaukee, WI)

Internship(s) University of Alabama at Birmingham (Birmingham, AL; 2003-2004)

Residency Surgery - University of Alabama at Birmingham (Birmingham, AL; 2004-2010)

Fellowship(s) Pediatric Surgery - Children's Hospital of Alabama (Birmingham, AL; 2010-2012)

Board Certification(s) Pediatric Surgery - American Board of Surgery, Surgery - American Board of Surgery

Professional Certification(s) Instructor - Advanced Trauma Life Support (ATLS), Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS), Fundamentals of Laparoscopic Surgery

Research Interests Single Incision Laparoscopy Outcomes and Learning Curve, Surgical Outcomes in Children

Philosophy of Care I care for the child and family as I would care for my own by doing the least invasive thing to achieve the most benefit.

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Associated with OSF Children's Hospital of Illinois, OSF Saint Francis Medical Center

Why did you choose to specialize in pediatric surgery?
Pediatric surgery is so gratifying because we get to intervene on a sick baby or child at such a critical time of need; nothing is scarier as a parent than having a baby or child ill or in an accident.

What do you enjoy most about being a physician at the Children's Hospital of Illinois?
I enjoy being a physician at Children’s Hospital of Illinois because of the focus on performing the best and most cutting edge care to children that we treat.

Tell us something about your family life.
I am married with three children (son and two daughters).

Do you have any hobbies or interests outside of medicine?
I enjoy spending time with the family; as well as golf, movies, college and Pro football.

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