Characteristics of a Level One Children's Surgery Center

Becoming a level one children's surgery center through the American College of Surgeons requires hospitals to meet comprehensive quality goals regarding resources, credentials, volumes, outcomes, and administrative support. In this video, Dr. Robert Obermeyer, chief of surgery at Children’s Hospital of The King’s Daughters, discusses how a range of pediatric surgical specialties and support services collaborate to make every surgery at CHKD, from the straightforward to the complex, as safe as possible for children.

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