Surgery 24/7

at EMC Children's Clinic

About speciality

The Children's Clinic at the European Medical Center is the only private clinic in Moscow with its own round-the-clock surgical department!
All stuff of EMC Children's clinic speaks English.

On-call pediatric surgeons are always ready for a consult with your child, in the evening, at night, on weekends and holidays. You can seek help from our clinic 7 days a week, 24 hours a day if your child is experiencing abdominal pain, is suspected to have acute appendicitis, intestinal obstruction, an injury to the internal organs, a strangulated hernia, swelling of the scrotum, etc. We also provide round-the-clock care for pediatric care for trauma (lacerations, bruises and burns).

In addition, scheduled surgical consultations and planned operations are performed daily.


  • In cases of "acute abdomen" (inflammation of the appendix, peritonitis, adhesional obstruction of the intestine, a strangulated inguinal hernia, etc.);

  • To drain abscesses and cellulitis of the soft tissues.

  • When there are wounds in various areas and of various types (bruised, incised, degloved, etc.).

  • To remove foreign bodies.

  • For testicular torsion and cysts and other inflammatory conditions of the scrotum in males.

  • For acute illnesses of the pelvic organs in females (ovarian torsion or ischemia).

The wide variety of and round-the-clock access to diagnostic equipment (ultrasound, CT, MRI) and the possibilities of EMC's laboratory, where express tests for the majority of infections are performed in an hour, allow physicians to make a diagnosis as quickly as possible and immediately initiate treatment.

Pediatric surgeries are mostly conducted by laparoscopic or thoracoscopic methods with minimal incisions (1-2 cm) and minimal tissue damage. This technology enables significant reduction of pain and of the period of recovery after surgery. Pediatric surgeries at the Department of Pediatric Surgery of the European Medical Center are conducted in accordance with generally accepted standards of international practice.

To provide the most favourable course of the post-surgery recovery period, a pediatric surgeon can give a referral to massage, prophylaxis and treatment physiotherapy procedures, therapeutic physical training.

Intensive care ward, part of the therapy within the Department of Pediatric Surgery is equipped with high-tech equipment. It has a 24-hour monitoring system; a special nurse constantly monitors the state of young patients. In case of the deterioration the pediatric surgeon will provide the necessary assistance.

In our Clinic, a child can stay in intensive care with a mother. Food is available in convenient time, and the menu itself is designed taking into account tastes of children.


Сиднев Александр Христофорович – хирург хирургической клиники ЕМС.
SIDNEV Aleksander
Surgeon. M.D., Ph.D.
Игнатьев Роман Олегович – детский хирург-уролог хирургической клиники ЕМС. Акция «Второе мнение» для пациентов с хроническим холециститом.
Pediatric surgeon, pediatric urologist and andrologist, surgeon of the highest category. M.D., Ph.D.