Day surgery or ambulatory surgery means that your child will be safely discharged from the hospital and allowed to go home on the same day that they have a surgical or interventional procedure under general anesthesia. For some patients, day surgery is the point of entry to the hospital, even if the child is admitted to the hospital only after the procedure.
The Montreal Children’s Hospital’s Craniofacial and Cleft Surgery team is dedicated to the treatment of children with craniofacial disorders (affecting bones of the skull and face).
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.
The Montreal Children's Hospital has created the first and only PCD clinic in Quebec. This multi-disciplinary clinic consists of PCD physician experts, physiotherapists, and otolaryngologists, who manage this complex disease together. The MCH PCD clinic offers state of the art PCD clinical testing through specialized testing and equipment, including nasal nitric oxide measurement, electron microscopy assessment, and extended genetic testing.