Division of Pediatric General, Thoracic and Fetal Surgery

A Guide to Your Child's Surgery

Our Surgery Guide will help you and your family prepare for your child's upcoming surgery, outlining what to expect from the first pre-op visit all the way through to her discharge.

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Pediatric Surgery Patient Stories

Hearing that your child needs surgery can be a stressful, uncertain time for families. Every child's surgical experience is unique, and each family copes in different ways, but knowing that you're not alone can help make the experience a little easier. Families with children who have had general pediatric surgery at CHOP share their experiences here to offer support and hope to other families.

Small Bowel Atresia Surgery

Zoe underwent surgery to repair an intestinal blockage at just 1 day old.

Zoe's Story


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