Pediatric surgeons at Wolfson Children's Hospital performs nearly 11,000 surgical procedures for infants, children and adolescents each year, treating a wide variety of congenital, infectious, traumatic and other specialized problems. Our surgical patients receive comprehensive care from our multidisciplinary pediatric surgical care team, including pediatric anesthesiologists, critical care doctors, neonatologists, emergency medicine specialists, radiologists, surgical nurses and other support personnel.

Our team communicates with your child on his or her level and anticipates needs, using observation and monitoring to evaluate your child even when he or she doesn't articulate feedback about their condition.

Working as an integrated team with surgeons and physicians from Nemours Children’s Specialty Care, Jacksonville, and Mayo Clinic (Jacksonville and Rochester), a wide range of surgeries are performed each day at Wolfson Children's Hospital. A sampling of the procedures performed on an outpatient and inpatient basis include:

  • Appendectomy
  • Bone marrow harvest
  • Cardiac procedures
  • Dentistry
  • General surgery
  • Hernia repair
  • Immune deficiency medical management (infusion)
  • Minimally invasive procedures including laparoscopy
  • Neurosurgery (craniotomy, VP shunt)
  • Nerve stimulation (for epilepsy)
  • Ophthalmology
  • Orthopaedics including sports medicine, limb deformity corrections and hand program
  • Otolaryngology (ear, nose & throat) - facial reconstruction, cleft palate, cochlear Implants
  • Tonsillectomy
  • Urological procedures, including lithotripsy
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Pediatric surgery is performed at two downtown Jacksonville locations, either within Wolfson Children's Hospital (800 Prudential Drive) or in the Wolfson Surgery Center on the 4th floor of Baptist Medical Pavilion. Parents can use Valet Parking or park in P2 for outpatient surgery in Wolfson Surgery Center. Click on the link to see the campus map.

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