Children's West Surgery Center

Children's West Surgery Center

1020 Childrens Way
Knoxville, TN 37922
Hours 6am-5pm (M-F)


About: Children's West Surgery Center (CWSC) is the only pediatric specific freestanding ambulatory surgery center (ASC) in East Tennessee. Children's West Surgery Center, a pediatric outpatient surgery center, was founded in 2001 as a joint venture between Children's Hospital and 14 area surgeons and dentists. The 9,822-square-foot surgery center includes two operating rooms, staffed by Children's Hospital anesthesiologists. We provide pediatric ambulatory surgery in the following specialties: otolaryngology (ear, nose, throat, and neck), dental, oral, urology, orthopedic, gastroenterology, opthalmology and plastic. Our facilities were designed to provide a calming atmosphere for our pediatric patients.

Children's West Surgery Center is a member of Partners in Pediatrics and a national member of the ASC Association (Ambulatory Surgery Centers). We are proud to announce we received and maintain accreditation through the Accreditation Association for Ambulatory Health Care, Inc.

Our Vision and Mission
The vision of Children's West Surgery Center is to excel in outpatient surgical excellence for west Knox County and all surrounding counties through personalized and compassionate care.

Children's West Surgery Center values a strong work ethic, follow-through, a positive attitude toward patients, families, and each other. We desire for your child to have the safest possible care in a loving, non-threatening environment.

Children's West Surgery Center accepts most types of insurance. Preliminary insurance information will be obtained from your physician's office at the time your procedure is scheduled. A Surgery Center staff member may contact you to discuss your insurance coverage prior to surgery. Payment of your co-pay and/or deductible is expected in advance or on the day of the procedure.

Sample of insurances accepted include Cigna, United Healthcare, BCBS, Humana, Aetna and many more. Contact your insurance provider to verify.

Please be aware that the facility charges DO NOT include fees for your surgeon, consulting physician or anesthesiologist. In addition, lab and pathology tests if performed will be billed separately.

If you are unsure whether your insurance is in network with the surgery center or anesthesia group contact your insurance provider to determine what type of coverage, if any, is available for your procedure. Please note that although we participate with many insurance companies/networks, procedures may not be covered under all plans or products they offer.