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
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.