Phone: (217) 757-6394

Surgical Discovery Tours

Surgical Discovery tours are a guided tour of the hospital and an introduction to some of the staff that will take care of your child. Our Surgery Child Life Specialist will show you and your child the different people, places and things your child will see on his or her surgery day

To schedule a tour, call Pre-Registration at (217) 757-6565 or the Surgery Child Life Specialist at (217) 544-6464, ext. 44625.


To give pediatric patients and their families an idea of what will happen when they
come to the hospital for surgery, St. John's Child
Life Department 
worked with represenatives from Hope Institute for children and families in Springfield to put together this simple step-by-step guide.