Child and Adolescent Surgery

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Mission of the Child and Adolescent Surgery Division 

Child and Adolescent Surgery is a discipline that deals with the surgical treatment of the growing organism.Child and Adolescent Surgery involves children afflicted with congenital malformations, illnesses or the result of accidents; it particularly involves preoperative investigations, surgical treatment and outpatient and post-operative monitoring, from birth up until adulthood.It also involves monitoring potential surgical problems, however that don’t require a surgical procedure.

The Division of Child and Adolescent Surgery is a primary, secondary and tertiary center: where simple and current illnesses are treated, as well as complex and very specialized problems. Geneva is the referral Swiss Paediatric Liver Center.

Child and Adolescent Surgery includes:

  • A care unit with 20 beds
  • an outpatient surgery unit with 12 beds
  • an operating theater with six rooms
  • consultation activities at the emergency center

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Last update : 02/10/2019