When your child needs surgery, you want skilled surgeons, nurses, and clinical staff attending to the needs of children and their families. The Children's Hospital delivers comprehensive care to children before they are born and on through their teen years. Children's Hospital has Pediatric Outpatient Surgery Centers at Greenville Memorial Medical Campus and Patewood Outpatient Center.
Internationally recognized pediatric surgeons on the staff of Children's Hospital provide experience and expertise in a wide variety of pediatric surgical situations, from outpatient visits to complex and emergency procedures. Using the latest technology such as laparoscopic surgery, these highly skilled professionals perform intricate operations through the tiniest incisions. The pediatric surgery team has developed 28 original surgical techniques and patented more than a handful of medical devices. They continue to direct their focus on improving survival rates and quality of life for sick and injured children here in Greenville, and around the world.
With the special needs of children foremost in mind, Children's Hospital child life specialists teach children and their families about their upcoming surgery through interactive play. As a result, children are fully informed about the medical procedures that they will soon undergo. Child life specialists gear interactions to each child's ability, age, and level of concern.
Tips for Parents Before and After Your Child's Surgery