The Surgical Day Centre (SDC) team prepares patients and families for the surgical experience, and provides post-surgical care and assessment. The service includes physical assessment of your child, required consultation, appropriate laboratory work-up and psychological preparation for what to expect on the day of surgery.
Medical Genetics services are provided by a multidisciplinary team comprised of geneticists, genetic counselors, pediatricians, dieticians, nurses, molecular geneticists, and cytogeneticists. The goal is to diagnose, treat and prevent congenital and hereditary disorders.
Patients are at the heart of our mission. The Pediatric General Surgery team, made up of surgeons, nurses and other staff members, understands that surgery can be stressful for a child and the family. We respect every patient’s needs and work together to ensure the child’s well-being.
The Department of Psychology is thoroughly integrated into every facet of care for chronically ill children and their families and committed to the highest standard of care.
The Montreal Children’s Hospital’s Asthma Centre is dedicated to treating pediatric asthma in children aged 1 to 18 years old. We also treat many patients with recurrent viral wheezing, which is typical in toddlers and preschoolers.
The department of Dentsitry provides a full range of dental services to children and adolescents who have complicated dental problems and/or medical problems requiring hospital-based dental treatments. All specialties are represented which allows for complete oral rehabilitations, at chair side or under general anesthesia.. The department provides comprehensive treatment for traumatic injuries, early childhood caries, cleft lips and palate, maxillo/craniofacial deformities and other genetic malformations that demand a multidisciplinary approach unique to the department.
The Emergency Department at the Montreal Children’s Hospital (MCH) is made up of highly trained and experienced staff who treat children and their families during medical emergencies. The Emergency is open 24/7, 365 days a year.
We see 82,000 patients a year in Emergency which averages to one patient every seven minutes. Of this number, more than 15,000 patients are seen in our Trauma Centre. Our ability to promptly respond and care for these children comes from our strong commitment to clinical excellence, education and research.
The Chronic Pain Management Clinic at The Montreal Children’s Hospital helps patients and families dealing with physical, psychological, spiritual and social factors associated with complex medical conditions.
The Acute Pain Service (APS) follows hospitalized children for acute pain episodes related to an injury, an operation and/or pain from an illness.