The Children's Hospital of San Antonio is fully equipped to provide safe, quality care to our communities. Learn More

Our Approach

Surgery at The Children’s Hospital of San Antonio represents a dedicated team of pediatric surgeons in cardiothoracic, general surgery, neurosurgery, orthopedics, otolaryngology, plastic surgery, and urology. We perform a wide variety of surgical procedures including abdominal and thoracic surgery, minimally invasive surgery, oncologic surgery, advanced laparoscopic and thoracoscopic, and trauma surgery.

Pre-Surgical Tours

You and your child have the opportunity to tour and explore the Hospital before the day of surgery. If you are interested in scheduling a pre-surgical tour, please make an appointment by calling 210-704-8788.

Multidisciplinary Programs

  • STTAR Center
  • Trauma/Burn Clinic
  • Child Life Specialists are available to help your child understand the Hospital environment and ease any fears. In order to help provide comfort to your child, we encourage you to bring a favorite item (blanket, pillow, stuffed animal) from home to accompany them on their day of surgery. Learn more.



Key Phone Numbers

Outpatient Services: 210-704-2161

KidsSTOP: 210-704-2587


Our Location

The Children's Hospital of San Antonio
333 N Santa Rosa St.
San Antonio, Texas 78207

Request An Appointment

If This Is a Medical Emergency, Please Dial 911

NOTE: A representative from CHRISTUS Health will contact you between 8:30 am and 5:00 pm CDT to help you schedule an appointment.

Preparing Your Child for Surgery

Your Child's Surgery

  • Preparing Your Child For Surgery
  • The Day of Surgery

Our Team

Lisa Buckmiller

Lisa Buckmiller, MD

Pediatric Ear, Nose and Throat

Chief of Pediatric Otolaryngology and Associate Professor with Baylor College of Medicine

Accepting Virtual Visits

Barry Cofer, MD

Pediatric Surgery, Surgery, General

John Doski

John Doski, MD

Pediatric Surgery

Dr. Jeffrey Leslie

Jeffrey Leslie, MD

Pediatric Urology, Urology

Chief of Urology

Dr. Elizabeth Magnabosco

Elizabeth Magnabosco, MD

Pediatric Orthopedic Surgery

Section Chief and Assistant Professor of Pediatric Orthopedic Surgery, Baylor College of Medicine

Accepting Virtual Visits

Ian Mitchell, MD

Pediatric Emergency Medicine

Dr. John Prieto

Juan Prieto, MD

Pediatrician, Pediatric Urology

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Peter Wang, MD

Cosmetic and Reconstructive Surgery

Accepting Virtual Visits