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What to Expect in the Days Before Surgery

The registration department will call you a few days before your child’s surgery date to go over general information with you and verify name, address insurance information, and parent/guardian details.

One of the nurses from the pediatric surgical area will also call to give you information, such as:

  •   Arrival times

  

  •   Eating and drinking instructions

  

  •   Driving and parking directions.

 

If you plan to take a pre-operative tour of Baystate Children’s Hospital, sign up with Baystate Health Link at 413-794-2255 or toll-free at 1-800-377-HEALTH outside the Springfield calling area.

 

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