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The University of Chicago Medicine - Comer Children's Hospital

The Location of Your Child's Surgery

Surgery and procedures take place in different areas. Most will take place in the following locations:

  • Third floor of the University of Chicago Medicine Comer Children's Hospital
  • Special Procedures Area (SPA)
  • Cardiac catheterization lab on the third floor of Comer Children's

Third Floor of Comer Children's

For all surgeries and procedures on the third floor of the hospital (with the exception of catheterization procedures), please enter Comer Children's through the main entrance and check in at the Security Desk. Before surgery, you may wait with your child in the pediatric pre-operative area located on the third floor.

SPA in the Comer Center for Children and Specialty Care

The SPA is located on the second floor of the Comer Center for Children and Specialty Care. The clinics are accessible via dedicated elevators off the Comer Children's main lobby, and are specifically designed for children. Before surgery, you may wait with your child in the SPA area.

Cardiac Catheterization Procedure on the Third Floor of Comer Children's

For all catheterization procedures, please enter Comer Children's through the main entrance and check in at the Security Desk. Before the cardiac catheterization, you may wait with your child in the pediatric pre-operative area located on the third floor.