John C. Bleacher, M.D., F.A.A.P., F.A.C.S.

Chief, General Pediatric Surgery
Medical Director, Trauma Services
Practice Director, Children's Physician Group—Pediatric Surgery at Scottish Rite

Scottish Rite

Children's Physician Group—Pediatric Surgery at Scottish Rite
5455 Meridian Mark Road, Suite 570, Atlanta, GA 30342
404-785-KIDS (5437)

Adjunct Assistant Professor of Surgery
Department of Surgery
Emory University School of Medicine
Education and Training Medical Degree: Wright State University, Dayton, OH, 1988
Residency: General Surgery, Milton S. Hershey Medical Center , Hershey, PA, 1989-1994
Fellowship: Children's National Medical Center, Washington, DC, 1994-1996


  • General Surgery
  • Pediatric Surgery
Professional Scientific Societies
  • American College of Surgeons
  • American Pediatric Surgical Association
  • American Academy of Pediatrics
  • Society of Laparoendoscopic Surgeons
  • Greater Atlanta Society of Pediatric Surgeons
  • International Pediatric Endosurgery Group

Professional Interests
  • Neonatal and pediatric surgery
  • Minimally invasive surgery (laparoscopy/thoracoscopy)
  • Abdominal wall defects
  • Prenatal consultation
  • Anorectal malformations
  • Pectus repair - open and closed
  • GE reflux - fundoplication
  • Hirschsprung's disease

Privileges Egleston
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