Dr. J. Craig Egan is the Surgical Co-Director of the Trauma Department at Phoenix Children’s Hospital. He is a Fellow of the American College of Surgeons and is board certified in Pediatric Surgery, General Surgery, and Surgical Critical Care by the American Board of Surgery. He enjoys training surgeons from Mayo Clinic – Arizona, Phoenix Integrated Surgical Residency (Banner University) program, and St Joseph’s Hospital. He coordinates medical student rotations for pediatric surgery from University of Arizona College of Medicine – Phoenix, Midwestern University, and 4th year elective medical students. His special interests include pediatric surgical critical care, minimally invasive surgical techniques, and chest wall disorders. Dr. Egan also leads the surgical group’s pediatric melanoma surgery (as a member of the Pigmented Lesions Clinic), and has extensive experience with pediatric thyroid and parathyroid surgery.
Dr. Egan graduated from the University of Notre Dame and Loyola University Chicago Stritch School of Medicine where he was a member of the Alpha Omega Alpha National Medical Honor Society. He completed his general surgery residency training at David Grant USAF Medical Center, Travis Air Force Base. He received additional training in Pediatric Surgical Critical Care at Children’s Hospital of Wisconsin prior to his Pediatric Surgery Fellowship which he completed in 2008.