As our community continues to experience uncertainty due to COVID-19, Texas Children’s Hospital remains committed to providing the safest and best care possible for our patient families. We encourage our families to continue with recommended courses of treatment and planned procedures, not delaying necessary care for the ongoing health of their child.   Learn More

The Department of Surgery at Texas Children's Hospital represents more than 120 pediatric-focused surgeons who are also faculty members at Baylor College of Medicine. Our surgeons, advanced practice providers and more than 800 Texas Children's Hospital staff members are dedicated to caring for and improving the health of children through patient care, education and research. Our team's tireless efforts are evident in our more than 30,000 operative cases and 180,000 outpatient clinic visits performed last year.

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Preparing for Surgery

At Texas Children's, we know all about helping children and their families through stressful times like surgeries. Not only does Texas Children's offer excellent medical and surgical care, we also help take care of the emotional needs of your child. We can help you reassure your child, but no one knows your son or daughter better than you. In fact, you play the most important role in preparing your child for surgery and helping to make his or her experience at Texas Children's a positive one.

Below you will find helpful tools to use as you prepare for your child's surgery.