Craig Peters, MD, is the chief of the Division of Surgical Innovation, Technology, and Translation in the Joseph E. Robert, Jr., Center for Surgical Care and a principal investigator at the Sheikh Zayed Institute.
As part of the Translational Biodesign Initiative at the Institute, he focuses on using robotics in surgery for children.
is collaborating with colleagues to advance customized surgical planning and evaluation, enhanced tissue/cell visualization during surgery, and minimal and noninvasive surgical methods.
has extensive experience with treatment of pediatric urologic problems and developing minimally invasive surgical techniques, including robot-assisted procedures.
also has conducted NIH-funded research in urinary obstruction, vesicoureteral reflux, and bladder dysfunction.
As part of Children's National's Surgical Innovation, Technology, and Translation team, he
is continuing his
specialization in infants, children, and adolescents needing surgery from illnesses of the genitourinary tract, encompassing all of the congenital and acquired urinary tract abnormalities of infancy and childhood of the kidneys, ureters, bladder, and genitalia.
Prior to joining Children's National, Dr. Peters was chief of the Division of Pediatric Urology at the University of Virginia.
Dr. Peters completed his medical education at Johns Hopkins University in Baltimore, Md., and completed pediatric urology/surgical fellowships at Children's Hospital Boston through Harvard Medical School in Boston, Mass.