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Because surgery doesn’t have to be scary…

Your biggest fear is that your child may need surgery. New Hampshire’s Hospital for Children wants to calm those fears with its experienced surgical team. Our pediatric surgeon, pediatric anesthesiologist, and nurses get you through a trying time.

Designed for children and adolescents…

Maybe your child has a big problem… Or maybe not. Our team has the expertise to know what your child needs, whether its surgery, therapy, or just more time. Feel confident that you have worked with experts who can help you make the right choice for your child.

In times of need…

A pediatric practice that can manage complex problems while collaborating with other pediatric specialists to provide exemplary care. All close to home.

Contact information:

For more information or to make an appointment, call the Pediatric Surgery office at (603) 663-8393.

Meet Our Providers

Elizabeth S. Soukup, MD

Elizabeth Soukup, M.D., M.M.Sc., is a Pediatric Surgeon at The New Hampshire's Hospital for Children (NHHC). Dr. Soukup earned her Bachelor of Science from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and her Doctor of Medicine from the University of Chicago Pritzker School of Medicine, where she was elected to the Alpha Omega Alpha Honorary Medical Society, and received the Outstanding Achievement Award in Medicine, graduating first in her class. She completed her General Surgery training at the Massachusetts General Hospital and her fellowship in Pediatric Surgery at Children's Hospital Boston. During her time in Boston, she also completed a Masters of Medical Sciences degree in clinical investigation from Harvard Medical School and was awarded a two-year NIH funded National Research Service Award (NRSA) postdoctoral fellowship. Following her training, she then went on to establish a busy practice at Primary Children's Medical Center in Salt Lake City, as a pediatric surgeon and Associate Medical Director of the pediatric trauma program. She is board-certified in both Pediatric Surgery and General Surgery. She is an associate Fellow of the American College of Surgeons and is a member of the American Academy of Pediatrics, and Pediatric Trauma Society.

She has specialized training and experience in minimally invasive surgical treatment for babies, children and teenagers. Her practice includes all areas of general pediatric surgery, including common pediatric surgical problems such as inguinal hernia, umbilical hernia, undescended testicle, hydrocele, cholecystectomy (removal of the gallbladder), G-tube (placement of a stomach tube), appendectomy (removal of the appendix), ulcerative colitis, Crohn’s disease, gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD), and chest wall deformities (pectus excavatum and pectus carinatum), as well as neonatal surgery, congenital anomalies, minimally invasive surgery, and complex thoracic surgical problems. Dr. Soukup is committed to providing excellence and compassion in leading edge surgical care for children in New Hampshire, striving to keep them close to their families and communities.


David P. Mooney, MD



St. Louis University School of Medicine

St. Louis, MO


Fletcher Allen Health Care

Burlington, VT

Children's Mercy Hospital

Kansas City, MO


American Board of Surgery, Pediatric Surgery, 1996
American Board of Surgery, Surgery, 1993


Amanda L. Dubois, APRN


St. Anselm College

Manchester, NH

University of New Hampshire

Durham, NH

National Institute of First Assisting, Inc.

Centennial, CO


American Nurses Credentialing Center, Family Nurse Practitioner, 2012


Our goal is to provide you and your child rapid and timely access to outpatient appointments and
inpatient consultations. We specialize in a diverse array of treatments and procedures for children.
The following is a list of conditions we treat, along with some specific treatments performed.

Pediatric Conditions: Common pediatric surgical procedures:

Anal/Rectal Abscess
Atresia or other congenital anomalies of the Small Intestine
Choledochal Cyst
Crohn's Disease (Regional Enteritis)
Benign breast disease
Diaphragmatic Hernia, Congenital
Esophageal Atresia
Gallbladder Diseases
Hiatal Hernia
Hirschsprung's Disease
Inflammatory Bowel Disease
Inguinal Hernia
Lumps and cysts
Lung Mass (including CPAM or CCAM)
Meckel's Diverticulum
Imperforate Anus
Pectus Excavatum
Pediatric Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD)
Pediatric Trauma
Pilonidal Cyst
Prenatal consultation for congenital anomalies
Pyloric Stenosis
Spontaneous Pneumothorax
Torsion of ovary or testicle
Ulcerative Colitis
Umbilical Hernia
Undescended Testicles

Inguinal hernia and hydrocele repair
Umbilical hernia repair
Laparoscopic appendectomy
Advanced Laparoscopic Surgery
Decortication and Pleurectomy
Duodenal Surgery
Enterostomy (Laparoscopic or Open)
Anal Fistulectomy or Fistulotomy
Laparoscopic Gallbladder Removal (cholecystectomy)
Laparoscopic gastric tube (G-tube) Insertion
Laparoscopic Pyloromyotomy
Laparoscopic Antireflux Procedures (Nissen Fundoplication)
Laparoscopic and open Colon Surgery
Laparoscopic Splenectomy
Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
Port or Central line Placements
Pilonidal cyst removal
Upper endoscopy
Pediatric Trauma Surgery
Lung and Chest Surgery
Video-Assisted Thoracic Surgery (VATS) or Thoracotomy
Repair of Esophageal Atresia or
Trachoesophageal fistula
Repair of Hirschsprung disease
Repair of Duodenal Atresia
Repair of Anal and Rectal Defects (Anoplasty, Repair of Imperforate Anus, PSARP)
Laparoscopic Splenectomy (spleen removal)
Pectus Repair (open or Nuss repair)
Repair of Diaphragmatic Hernia or Hiatal hernia
Abdominal wall closure (gastroschisis and omphalocele)
Abdominal surgery in NICU patients

Electronic Medical Records System

Utilizing our state of the art Electronic Medical Record System, each physician has complete patient data (immunizations, allergies, Lab results, etc.) at their fingertips to enable them to monitor your health needs more closely. If you call after hours, all physicians “on-call” can access this same information, thus providing excellent, all-inclusive care for our patients 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. This versatile Medical Record System also enables our office to electronically transmit prescriptions and refills directly to the pharmacy of your choice.

In addition, our office also has the facilities to take and process X-Rays and to draw most lab work right on site, offering our patients convenient and efficient health care.

 Useful Websites

APSA Family Site
AAP Parent resources

Records Release

If you would like  a copy of your medical record, please download the records release form, complete and bring or send to the office.  Click here to download.


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