Peter F Ehrlich MD

Associate Professor, Pediatric Surgery
Pediatric Surgery
Clinical Interests:

Pediatric Surgical Oncology, Robotic Surgery, Pediatric Trauma, Colorectal Program, Safe Kids and Injury Prevention.

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U of M Pediatric Surgery

C.S. Mott Children's Hospital Floor 4
1540 E Hospital Dr SPC 4211
Ann Arbor


Medical School or Training

  • University of Toronto Faculty of Medicine, 1989


  • University of Toronto Faculty of Medicine, Rotating surgery, ON, 1996

  • Children's National Medical Center, No Value Specified, DC, 1998

Professional Organizations

  • Otolarngology - Head and Neck Surgery

  • Canadian Association of General Surgeons 

  • Canadian Society for Clinical Investigation 

  • Children’s Oncology Group 

  • American College of Surgeons 

  • Canadian Association of Pediatric Surgeons 

  • American Association of Pediatric Surgeons 

  • International Pediatric Surgical Oncology Society 

  • Society of University Surgeons 

  • Eastern Association of Trauma 

  • Injury Free Coalition for Kids 

  • Pediatric Trauma Society 

Board Certification

  • Surgery

  • Pediatric Surgery


Dr. Ehrlich is nationally recognized in both pediatric trauma research and pediatric oncology research. His current research activities include Wilm’s tumor, Hodgkins disease, and various pediatric trauma assessment and outcomes. He serves on several scientific committees including: 

  • National Pediatric Trauma Registry - Advisory Council 
  • Renal Tumor Committee - Surgical PI Children's Oncology Group 
  • Lymphoma Tumor Committee - Surgical PI Children's Oncology Group 
  • Pediatric Emergency Care Applied Research Network - Surgical Investigator 
  • American Pediatric Surgical Association - Clinical Outcomes Committee 


Dr. Ehrlich earned his medical degree from University of Toronto Faculty of Medicine and completed his General Surgery residency at the University of Toronto. In addition he completed a Master of Science in Molecular Pathology from the Institute of Medical Sciences at the University of Toronto and completed a fellowship in Pediatric Surgery at Children's National Medical Center in Washington DC. After completing his fellowship Dr Ehrlich spent 5 years at West Virginia University Children’s Hospital as the director of pediatric surgery. He came to Ann Arbor in 2003 and is currently a Professor of Surgery in pediatric general surgery. Dr. Ehrlich serves as the Director of the Pediatric Trauma and is a member of the Solid Tumor Oncology Program at CS Mott Children's Hospital at the University of Michigan.

Dr. Ehrlich is extremely active in the Children’s Oncology Group serving as a surgical principal investigator on both the renal tumor committee as well as the lymphoma tumor committee. He is world renowned for his work with Wilms Tumor. Dr. Ehrlich is board certified in Pediatric Surgery and General Surgery and is a Fellow of the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada.