You’re getting ready to have an operation. An operation is also called “surgery,” and it’s a way for doctors to look at or help a part of your body.

Let’s learn about what will happen when you go to Dell Children’s Medical Center for your operation. View the tour below for if you are going home after surgery or staying the night.

Tour for Kids Staying the Night

Tour for Kids Going Home after Surgery

Now you’re all better and it’s time for you to go home! Thanks for having your surgery at Dell Children’s Medical Center of Central Texas.

More resources available in Preparing Your Child for Surgery.

  • If you would like further information about talking with your child about surgery, please call (512) 324-0000 ext. 86302 to speak with a Surgery Child Life Specialist.
  • For specific questions about your child’s surgical procedure, call your doctor’s office.
  • For questions about the actual day of surgery, please call (512) 324-0124.