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A guide to your child having surgery
Getting ready for surgery
If your child is scheduled for surgery, please use this as a guide for you what you need to know. Since every child is different, things may change but this will be a good reference. Read or print "Your child's procedure: What to expect."
How many surgeries do you perform?
The Milwaukee campus has 14 operating rooms and three special procedure rooms. In one year, surgeons at Children's perform about 15,000 procedures.
The Surgicenter has 6 operating rooms. In one year, surgeons perform about 4,500 procedures.
What types of surgeries do you perform?
Our surgeons perform a wide variety of surgeries, ranging from ear tubes to organ transplants. Many disorders that used to be life threatening or fatal, such as diaphragmatic hernias and heart problems, like hypoplastic left heart syndrome, can now be surgically treated with great results.
Proud to be a Level I Children’s Surgery Center
The highest-rated pediatric surgical center in Wisconsin
Recognized by the American College of Surgeons, our Level I verification represents the highest level of recognition for hospitals that perform complex surgical procedures in newborns and children. Learn more about this recognition.
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