Preoperative Clinic Your Visit

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Before your child's Pre-Op appointment

preop check inInformation such as recent medical evaluations, physical exams, tests, etc. should be faxed to the Pre-Op Clinic from all of your child's doctors. (Note: Information from doctors who are at Boston Children's Hospital does not need to be faxed.)

This allows time for information to be reviewed prior to your arrival, and additional tests or appointments can be scheduled. Please request the most recent records from your doctors and have them sent by mail or fax to the Pre-Op Clinic before your arrival. Please call 617-355-3765 first and speak with the chart nurse so he or she knows to expect this.

Bring on the day of your Pre-Op appointment:

  • Blood work (if done at an outside lab)
  • Medications that your child is currently taking. Please bring a written list of all medications including over-the-counter medications (doses should be in milligrams).
  • Immunization records
  • Insurance information
  • Copy of court papers designating legal guardianship (if applicable)
  • Written list of questions that you or your child may have 

For more information, please call the Pre-Op Clinic at 617-355-3765.

We are grateful to have been ranked #1 on U.S. News & World Report's list of the best children's hospitals in the nation for the third year in a row, an honor we could not have achieved without the patients and families who inspire us to do our very best for them. Thanks to you, Boston Children's is a place where we can write the greatest children's stories ever told.”
- Sandra L. Fenwick, President and CEO

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