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Coronavirus (COVID-19) Updates

Brenner Children’s pediatric emergency department has moved back to its original location. Learn more

In order to help protect patients, family members and health care workers from the spread of COVID-19, no visitors are allowed at any of Wake Forest Baptist Health’s outpatient or inpatient facilities, except in certain situations.
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Word! Surgery

Word! Surgery

Surgery

Say: sur-juh-ree

When someone you care about is having surgery, it can be scary. Surgery, also called an operation, is when doctors fix something inside the body to make the person feel better. The doctor may take out a burst appendix, close up a hole in the heart, or even put in a new kidney! Whatever the surgery, after an operation, a person should start feeling better in no time.