old - John B. Pietsch, M.D.


Professor of Pediatric Surgery, Department of Pediatric Surgery, VUMC

Patient Care Emphasis

  • General and Thoracic Pediatric Surgery
  • Extracorporeal Membrane Oxygenation (ECMO)
  • Surgical Oncology

Postgraduate Training

  • University of Michigan Medical Center
  • Montreal Hospital
  • Royal Victoria Hospital
  • McGill University, Montreal, Canada


  • Dr. Pietsch received his MD degree from University of Michigan School of Medicine in 1972.


  • Cumberland Pediatric Foundation
  • American Society of Parenteral and Enteral Nutrition-1980
  • American Pediatric Surgical Association-1984
  • Canadian Association of Pediatric Surgeons-1984
  • Children's Oncology Group-2000Memberships


Monroe Carell Jr. Children's Hospital at Vanderbilt
2200 Children's Way
Doctors' Office Tower Suite 7100
Nashville, TN 37232-9780
Phone: (615) 936-1050
Fax: (615) 936-1046