Children's Surgery

Family-Focused Pediatric Surgery

Surgery doesn’t have to be scary. Our specialists care for children and their families before, during and after surgery to provide a high-quality, comforting experience. We help manage the emotional stress and medical needs of children and their families.

We know when we’re treating a child we’re caring for the whole family. Expect family-centered care that emphasizes your child’s well-being. Our focus is on giving your family the best surgical experience possible.

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Our Surgical Team

The surgeons at Sanford Children’s work with specialists from around the organization to cater to your child’s unique medical needs. Surgeons can collaborate with pediatric doctors in over 70 specialties and services.

Our surgical team includes these specialists and more:

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We have surgeons available 24 hours a day, seven days a week. 

 

General Pediatric and Trauma Surgical Team

You can choose Sanford Children’s for pediatric operations from appendectomies to tonsillectomies. We provide both scheduled and emergency surgeries across a variety of medical specialties. Our patients range in age from infants to young adults.

We treat a variety of conditions, including:

Sanford Children’s is proud to staff the only pediatric trauma surgery specialists in the region. If your child needs emergency surgery, our physicians can help. These specialists are trained to care for a variety of problems that require immediate procedures.

Our surgeons are ready to care for your child day or night. We also have trauma flight teams available around the clock to transport patients to our care. They will bring your child to our facilities with state-of-the-art operating rooms, expert pediatric surgeons and pediatric anesthesiologists available on-site.

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