Main Campus Surgery Center (Outpatient)

Preparing for Your Child’s Upcoming Surgery at Nationwide Children’s Main Campus Surgery Center

At Nationwide Children’s, our Department of Surgery provides comprehensive surgical care for infants, children and adolescents with congenital and acquired conditions, including major congenital anomalies, traumatic and thermal injuries, and tumors. Surgery is never routine. Especially when it's your child. We hope these resources will help you and your family prepare for your surgery experience with us.

Download The Surgeries & Procedures Guide


The Surgery Center is located on the Green Path. It is accessible by taking the F Forest Elevator to Level 2. 


This information is provided to help you prepare for your child’s upcoming surgery at Nationwide Children’s Main Campus Surgery Center. If you have any questions after reviewing this information, please call (614) 722-2920.

Please note if you are having Dental surgery their information is as follows:

Dental Surgery Center

Our Dental Surgery Center is the location where we provide dental services using general anesthesia or oral sedation. This is where you would go if your child has an appointment to have his or her teeth treated while asleep or sedated.


  • Mon. – Fri. 7 a.m. - 4 p.m.

Pre-Surgery Instructions

Everything you need to know to help your child prepare for surgery.

The Day of Surgery

What to expect when you arrive for the day of your surgery.