Dr. Darrell Cass, MD

Dr. Darrell Cass, MD

Pediatric Surgery  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 54
Dr. Darrell Cass, MD is a pediatric surgery specialist in Cleveland, OH and has been practicing for 17 years. He graduated from David Geffen School Of Medicine At UCLA, University Of California, Los Angeles in 1991 and specializes in pediatric surgery, fetal medicine, and more.Read his story

9500 Euclid Ave A120

Cleveland, OH 44195

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(216) 445-5760

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  • Molina Healthcare
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This content was provided by Dr. Cass "Dr. Cass has moved to the Cleveland Clinic where he serves as Director of Fetal Surgery. He was former faculty in the Departments of Surgery, Pediatrics, and Obstetrics and Gynecology at Baylor College of Medicine in Houston, Texas where he worked for the past 18 years. In Houston Dr. Cass was Co-Founder of the Texas Children's Fetal Center when it was only 1 of 3 centers in the world to perform successful open fetal surgery for life-threatening fetal malformations (CCAM and sacrococcygeal teratoma). Dr. Cass is a pediatric general and thoracic surgeon with particular expertise in the surgical care and treatment of congenital diaphragmatic hernia (CDH), lung malformations (CCAM, sequestration), ECMO, esophageal atresia, chest wall deformities (i.e. pectus excavatum), minimally invasive surgery, newborn surgical conditions, omphalocele, and ovarian disorders. Dr. Cass' research and expertise is extensive. He is a former NIH-funded research investigator for study of scarless fetal tissue repair and fetal vascular wall healing. He has authored more than 120 peer-reviewed publications and 170 abstract presentations at national or international meetings. He has lectured nationally and internationally, generally on topics related to fetal surgery and the care of fetuses and infants with lung masses, CDH, abdominal wall defects and other congenital disorders. Dr. Cass has held multiple leadership positions in national and international organizations that focus on fetal diagnosis and treatment. "
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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Cass "Dr. Cass is committed to providing the finest, patient-oriented care, with specific sensitivity to the needs of the newborn or child and their families.  Further, Dr. Cass is committed to providing the most up-to-date diagnostic testing and treatment for pregnant mothers carrying fetuses with surgically treatable birth defects.  This vision combines a dedication to advanced research, exceptional education, and the development of newer, better treatments and procedures."

3  Specialties

  • Pediatric Surgery
  • Fetal Medicine
  • Pediatric Thoracic Surgery

2  Board Certifications

  • General Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Surgery*
  • Pediatric Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Surgery*

43  Conditions Treated

  • Chest Wall Deformity
  • Choledochal Cyst
  • Congenital Absence of Diaphragm
  • Congenital Bronchogenic Cyst
  • Congenital Deformity
  • Congenital Diseases
  • Congenital Malformation
  • Congenital Megacolon
  • Congenital Mesoblastic Nephroma
  • Congenital Short Bowel
  • Congenital Torticollis
  • Crohn's Disease
  • Cystic Adenomatoid Malformation of Lung
  • Cystic Hygroma
  • Diaphragmatic Agenesis - Radial Aplasia - Omphalocele
  • Diaphragmatic Defect - Limb Deficiency - Skull Defect
  • Diaphragmatic Hernia - Exomphalos - Corpus Callosum Agenesis
  • Diaphragmatic Hernia - Upper Limb Defects
  • Diaphragmatic Hernia, Congenital
  • Esophageal Atresia
  • Esophageal Atresia With Tracheoesophageal Fistula
  • Esophageal Atresia Without Tracheoesophageal Fistula
  • Gastrointestinal Diseases
  • Hernia
  • Inguinal Hernia
  • Liver Tumor
  • Lung Neoplasms, Not Specified as Malignant
  • Lymphangioma
  • Necrotizing Enterocolitis
  • Pancreatic Cystic Lesions
  • Pancreatoblastoma
  • Paralyzed Diaphragm
  • Pectus Excavatum
  • Pediatric Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease
  • Pediatric Head and Neck Disorders
  • Pediatric Neck Neoplasms
  • Pediatric Trauma
  • Pediatric Tumor
  • Pheochromocytoma
  • Pleuropulmonary Blastoma
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Pyloric Stenosis
  • Vascular Malformations
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48  Procedures

  • Abdominal Surgery
  • Acid Reflux Surgery
  • Adhesiolysis
  • Advanced Laparoscopic Surgery
  • Appendectomy
  • Colectomy
  • Diagnostic Lung Surgery
  • Diaphragmatic Hernia Repair, Open
  • Duodenal Surgery
  • Excision of Benign Skin Lesion
  • Excision of Breast Tumor
  • Excision of Esophageal Lesion
  • Excision of Neck Mass
  • Fallopian Tube and Ovarian Surgery
  • Fetal Surgery
  • Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy), Laparoscopic
  • Hernia and Hydrocele Repair
  • Inguinal Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
  • Inguinal Hernia Repair, Open
  • Kidney Removal
  • Laparoscopic Abdominal Surgery
  • Laparoscopic Adrenalectomy
  • Laparoscopic Anti-Reflux Surgery
  • Laparoscopic Colectomy
  • Laparoscopic Colon Surgery
  • Lobectomy
  • Lobectomy, Open
  • Lung Abscess Surgery
  • Lung Resection
  • Lung Surgery
  • Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
  • Lymph Node Resection
  • Minimally Invasive Resection of Mediastinal Tumor
  • Minimally Invasive Thoracoscopic Surgery
  • Neck Surgery
  • Neonatal Care
  • Open Diaphragmatic and-or Paraesophageal Hiatal Hernia Repair
  • Ovarian Cystectomy
  • Pediatric Advanced Laparoscopy Surgery
  • Port Placements or Replacements
  • Thoracic Surgical Procedure
  • Thoracoscopic Lobectomy
  • Thoracoscopic Procedure
  • Thoracoscopic Surgery
  • Thyroid Surgery
  • Video-Assisted Thoracoscopic (VATS) Lobectomy
  • Video-Assisted Thoracoscopic Surgery (VATS)
  • Video-Assisted Thoracoscopic Surgery (VATS) or Thoracotomy
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  • Stanford University
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1986
  • David Geffen School Of Medicine At UCLA, University Of California, Los Angeles
    Medical School | Graduated 1991
  • University of California, San Francisco
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1992
  • University of California, San Francisco
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1999
  • Baylor College of Medicine/Tex Chldns Hosp
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2001
  • Childrens Hospital of Philadelphia
    Other Education | Completed 1997

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
  • Alpha Omega Alpha, 1990
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Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

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