Cleveland Clinic Children’s Hospital is part of the Cleveland Clinic Hospital, established in 1921. The “Children’s Fresh Air Camp” (Est. 1895) was the precursor to the Cleveland Clinic Children’s Hospital which later formed a department of pediatrics in 1951. In addition to a full range of pediatric services, Cleveland Clinic Children’s Hospital offers the only comprehensive pediatric transplant center in Northern Ohio, performing heart, lung, liver, and kidney transplantation.
More than 300 pediatric medical and surgical specialists staffing 429 inpatient beds and 43 outpatient clinics forming the Cleveland Clinic Children’s network, providing over 650,000 outpatient visits, 17,000 hospital admissions, 10,000 surgeries, and accepting over 1,400 hospital transfers per year.
Cleveland Clinic Children’s was ranked as one of the Best Children’s Hospitals by U.S. News & World Report. More information about the U.S. News & World Report rankings can be found here.
Exceptional Pediatric Heart Care for the Most Complex Cases
Through research, experience, and expertise, patients receive leading edge pediatric cardiovascular interventions and surgical programs, including ECMO heart-lung bypass.
The robust Congenital Heart program is staffed by:
- 4 CT surgeons
- 15 board-certified cardiologists
These specialists treat the most complex heart conditions with superior outcomes. The program has performed more than 100 pediatric heart transplants.
Comprehensive Pediatric Transplant Services
The only comprehensive pediatric transplant center in Northern Ohio and one of the most active in the United States, the center offers the following transplantations:
- small bowel