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We’ve created this section of the website to help your family prepare for surgery and navigate through our Pre-Assessment Clinic, Day Care Surgery, Operating Room and Recovery Room. We will provide your child or teen with high quality, family centred care, and this means keeping you involved and informed.

At CHEO, we are always working to improve the quality of our care. In recent years, we have introduced new programs suggested by families, like:

We hope you’ll let us know if these pages are helpful to you and if you have suggestions for how to make them better.

This is the first step in your surgical journey here at CHEO. We want to assure you that we are here with you every step of the way.

-The Perioperative Executive Team

About the Surgical Inpatient Unit

The Children's Hospital of Eastern Ontario provides specialized services in the surgical care of children and youth. Services offered include one inpatient unit, the surgical suite, recovery room, day care surgery unit, pre-admission clinic, and surgical clinics.

The surgical inpatient unit specializes in the delivery of surgical care to children and youth. The surgical suite provides services to accommodate elective and emergency surgical procedures. Surgical specialties include:

  • Neurosurgery
  • Orthopedics
  • General surgery
  • Urology
  • Cardiovascular
  • Plastic surgery
  • Ophthalmology
  • ENT
  • Oral and dental surgery
  • Gynecological surgery

Our Surgery Virtual Tour will guide you through the surgical areas of the hospital in a fun and informative way. Pictures, links and printable information are available to help patients and families understand what happens before, during and after surgery. You'll be able to see the Pre-Assessment Clinic, Day Surgery area, the Operating Room, Recovery room, an inpatient room and play room.

NOTE: If you are unable to run the tour, please download the free Flash player from the Adobe website.

Click here to download all of the information from these pages in a brochure format (PDF).

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