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Caring For Children Who Need Surgery

Pediatric surgeons at University of Utah Health specialize in several treatments and procedures to make sure your child receives the highest quality care. Our specialists have advanced surgical training to offer both you and your child the best options available.

University of Utah Health provides pediatric surgical services at three convenient locations: 

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How Can I Prepare My Child for Surgery?

No matter the surgery, preparing for an approaching surgery can be stressful and frightening for you and especially your child. But with some age-appropriate teaching, reassurances, and support--that fear and stress can evaporate.

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Pediatric Colorectal and Pelvic Learning Consortium (PCPLC)

The Pediatric Colorectal and Pelvic Learning Consortium is an international consortium of surgeons, scientists, and other specialists that facilitate research on anorectal malformations, Hirschsprung disease, and other colorectal and pelvic disorders.

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After-Surgery Discharge Instructions

View, download, or print the PDF handouts with detailed instructions on caring for your child after their procedure. Find information about diet, medications, activity restrictions, and follow-up care to make sure your child's recovery goes smoothly.

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