Pediatric surgery includes children ages 16 years of age and younger. Please note, not all Interior Health hospitals are equipped to provide pediatric surgical procedures; discuss with your physician for more information. Learn more about surgery in Interior Health.

Resources

Pre-Surgical Tour

Pre-Surgical Tour

Frequently Asked Questions

Are there pre-service instructions for the patient

Yes. You will be contacted by a pre-surgical nurse and an anesthesiologist prior to your surgery date.

Is a referral required?

Yes. Referral by physician or emergency department physician.

Are there eligibility restrictions?

Yes. Service available from birth to 16 years.

Is there a cost?

For residents of BC most procedures are covered under the Medical Services Plan (MSP). There may be additional charges for medical services in some cases.

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