Specialty Care for Kids
When your child needs specialized healthcare, you can make an appointment with top specialists and surgeons from Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia in 15+ convenient locations in Pennsylvania and New Jersey. Find one near you!
About Your Child's Surgery
We understand your child’s surgery can be a stressful experience for the entire family. To help you prepare, we’ve gathered information about what you can expect before, during and after surgery, what to bring, nearby resources and more.
Before Your Child’s Surgery
What you need to know before your child’s surgery and how to best prepare your child.
Your child’s preoperative appointment
Preparing siblings for a brother or sister’s surgery
The Day of Your Child’s Surgery
What to expect the day of your child’s surgery, what to bring and more.
The day of your child’s surgery
After Your Child’s Surgery
Recovering from surgery can be difficult for anyone. Help prepare your child so they can better cope with any discomfort.
Helping children cope with pain
Patient Family Resources
These are some of the most frequently accessed resources for families receiving care at CHOP.