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Surgical Services

What to Expect

Outpatient (same-day), inpatient and emergency pediatric surgical services are located in the state-of-the-art surgery area at Nemours Children’s Hospital, Delaware, in Wilmington.

When You Arrive

Use the hospital entrance into the Anthony N. Fusco Sr. Atrium. Surgery check-in is on the second floor.

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Preparing for Surgery

No Food or Drinks Before Surgery

Eating or drinking, even a little, before any procedure is dangerous and can affect anesthesia. Please remember to follow the presurgery instructions provided to avoid putting your child at risk or having your child’s surgery canceled or delayed.

Easing Fears

Take your child on a video tour to help prepare for surgery, including what to expect before, during and after the procedure.

Surgical Care in Your Community

Some of the same pediatric surgeons from Nemours Children’s Hospital, Delaware offer outpatient surgery, consultations and follow-up care at Nemours Children's Health locations closer to your home.

New Jersey

On-Site Outpatient Surgery, Consultations & Follow-Ups
Deptford

Outpatient Surgical Consultations & Follow-Ups (No On-Site Surgery)
Cherry Hill

Pennsylvania

Outpatient Surgical Consultations & Follow-Ups (No On-Site Surgery)

Glen Mills
Philadelphia