CHILDREN’S SURGERY

  • Young children may bring a favorite toy/security object, pacifier, or bottle/cup for use after their procedure/surgery.

  • A parent/legal guardian must accompany minors and remain at the surgery center throughout the visit.

  • If a legal guardian will be signing consent for treatment legal paperwork must be presented.

  • Parents are to remain with their child up to the time of the procedure

  • Let your child know where you will be waiting and assure him/her that you will see them after their procedure is over.

  • You may rejoin your child, one parent at a time, in the recovery room.

  • Your child may be unsteady after sedation/anesthesia. Please plan to supervise all activities for 24 hours following their surgery. Specific activity limitations will be given to you at discharge.

  • Children under the age of 18, who are not themselves patients, will not be permitted at the center.