Dr. Puligandla is a Professor of Pediatric Surgery, Pediatrics and Surgery at McGill University. He practices the full spectrum of pediatric general and thoracic surgery as well as pediatric critical care medicine at the Montreal Children’s Hospital. His academic interests centre on health services research and he is Co-Director of the Canadian Pediatric Surgery Network (CAPSNet) which collects prospective data for infants with gastroschisis and congenital diaphragmatic hernia from prenatal diagnosis to hospital discharge.