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Pediatrics

For more than a century, Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh of UPMC has delivered world-class pediatric health care services to children from around the world.

While the hospital occupies a state-of-the-art medical campus specifically designed to provide extraordinary, family-centered care, our professional Hospitality Coordinators work with families around the world to ensure that our young patients can receive the same high-quality medical treatment in international locations.

UPMC doctors recognized for excellence in pediatric subspecialties share their expertise with other providers and their patients through the use of robust clinical telemedicine programs. Also, many families choose to travel to UPMC to experience our world-renowned pediatric care.

Big Advantages for Small Patients and Their Families

Our doctors and their partners deliver the most advanced care to babies, young children and teens on UPMC campuses, as well as in rural areas and around the world via innovative pediatric telemedicine services. Areas of clinical excellence and treatments UPMC offers around the globe include:

  • An extensive array of specialized pediatric cardiac care services, provided by pediatric cardiologists and cardiothoracic surgeons who use the most advanced pediatric heart disease technologies. More than 15,000 children with congenital heart disease are successfully treated each year at the Heart Institute at Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh of UPMC.

  • A pediatric neurosciences program, internationally recognized for outstanding care of infants, children, and young adults with brain and spinal cord diseases and injuries. The Division of Child Neurology works with thousands of families to help their children recover from traumas, birth defects, pediatric strokes, and even very rare neurological diseases.

  • The Hillman Center for Pediatric Transplantation, where groundbreaking pediatric transplants save lives, was the nation’s first pediatric transplant center. Surgeons have performed more transplants in infants and children at Hillman Center than at any other facility of its type. Thanks to life-saving immunosuppressive medicines, leading surgical techniques, and some of the world’s most experienced clinicians and surgeons, UPMC advances in pediatric transplants continue to increase survival rates and improve quality of life for transplant patients and their families.

The Best Care for Children and Their Parents

Wanting the best medical treatment in the world for your child is reason enough to trust Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh of UPMC. Just as important, UPMC knows every young patient is part of a family. Our staff is dedicated not only to the patient’s recovery, but also to ensuring that the medical treatment is as easy as possible on the patient’s family.

Whether you’re seeking a second opinion before surgery, more comprehensive newborn screenings, the newest pediatric medical tests and procedures, or simply need a first-rate pediatric specialist, you’ll find it here, at Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh of UPMC.

UPMC Global Care offers those seeking pediatric care the full services of Passport Care, a program specially designed to meet the needs of children and their families. Out-of-state and international patients can learn more by visiting www.CHP.edu/ccs. To contact Passport Care, call 1-866-613-2957 or e-mail clinical.concierge@chp.edu.