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Pediatric Surgery

Meet P'Tooey, the fish who is the mascot, companion and friend for children hospitalized at Holy Cross Hospital.

Holy Cross Hospital performs more inpatient pediatric surgeries than any other hospital in Montgomery County. Children and their families can conveniently access a Children's National Medical Center pediatric surgeon at Holy Cross Hospital.

Our surgeons are supported by fellowship-trained pediatric anesthesiologists and pediatric radiologists, and work closely with our nurses and our child life specialist to ensure that before, during and after surgery, the unique needs of your child are being met.

Mikael Petrosyan, MD, a Children's National Medical Center pediatric surgeon, offers outpatient pediatric surgical services at Holy Cross Hospital each Monday, including surgical evaluation and outpatient surgeries. Call 202-476-2778 or  202-476-2150 for more information or to make an appointment. 

Pre-Surgical Education Tours
Holy Cross Hospital offers pre-surgical educational tours to help you and your child better understand the procedures and processes, answer questions and address any concerns.

To schedule a tour, please call our child life specialist at 301-754-7613.

Pediatric Center
Pediatric surgery patients are cared for in the Pediatric Center located on the eighth floor of Holy Cross Hospital. If a child must remain in the hospital overnight, a sleeper chair will be provided for one parent to spend the night.



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