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J. Craig Egan, MD

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Pediatric Surgery

Areas of Expertise

  • Critical Care Surgery
  • Melanoma Surgery
  • Minimally Inv. Surg.
  • Ped. Parathyroid Surg.
  • Ped. Thyroid Surgery


Main Hospital & Emergency Department
1919 E. Thomas Rd., Phoenix, Arizona 85016

About J. Craig Egan, MD

Dr. J. Craig Egan is a native of Redlands, California. He graduated from the University of Notre Dame in 1991 and Loyola University Chicago Stritch School of Medicine in 1995 where he was a member of the Alpha Omega Alpha National Medical Honor Society. He completed his general surgery residency training at David Grant USAF Medical Center, Travis Air Force Base, in 2001. After general surgery practice for the U.S. Air Force, he received additional training in Pediatric Surgical Critical Care at Children's Hospital of Wisconsin prior to his Pediatric Surgery Fellowship which he completed in 2008.

Dr. Egan is a Fellow of the American College of Surgeons. He is board certified in Pediatric Surgery, General Surgery, and Surgical Critical Care by the American Board of Surgery. He is the Surgical Co-Director of the Trauma Department at Phoenix Children's Hospital. He enjoys training surgeons from Mayo Clinic - Arizona, Phoenix Integrated Surgical Residency (Banner University) program, and St Joseph's Hospital. He coordinates medical student rotations for pediatric surgery from University of Arizona College of Medicine - Phoenix, Midwestern University, and 4th year elective medical students.

His special interests include pediatric surgical critical care, minimally invasive surgical techniques, and chest wall disorders. Dr. Egan also leads the surgical group's pediatric melanoma surgery (as a member of the Pigmented Lesions Clinic), and has extensive experience with pediatric thyroid and parathyroid surgery.

Dr. Egan enjoys spending time with his family and attending his children's extracurricular activities.

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Education & Training

Medical School / Education

Loyola University of Chicago Stritch School of Medicine


David Grant Medical Center - Travis Air Force Base, CA


(Pediatric Surgical Critical Care) Children's Hospital of Wisconsin - Milwaukee, WI; (Pediatric Surgery) Children's Hospital of Wisconsin - Milwaukee, WI