Akron Children's Division of Pediatric Surgical Services performs general and specialized surgical procedures - from uncomplicated tonsillectomies to neurosurgery, open heart, orthopedic, and plastic and reconstructive surgery. Read More...
Our Surgical Services department performs nearly 15,000 pediatric surgical procedures each year at our campuses in Akron and Boardman - more than any other hospital in northeast Ohio.
Our staff — from pediatric surgeons to pediatric anesthesiologists and nurses — are carefully trained in meeting the unique surgical needs and concerns of children and their families.
Akron Children's pediatric anesthesiologists are experienced at helping a child go to sleep with as little anesthesia as possible. They understand the medical differences between children and adults, such as smaller airways.
Our surgeons have expertise in all aspects of pediatric surgery, including endoscopic and laparoscopic techniques, and conditions related to the chest, abdomen and pelvis. Our special equipment is also suited to the size of the patient — from infants to young adults — help assure successful outcomes to the surgery and anesthesia.
In addition, child life specialists give pre-surgery tours to prepare children (and parents) for what they can expect to see, hear, feel, taste or smell. To schedule a pre-surgery tour, call 330-543-8700 (Akron), or 330-746-8106 (Beeghly Campus).
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