Neonatal Intensive Care (NIC)
Caring for more than 4,000 babies each year, we are one of the largest neonatal centers in the nation, dedicated to treating, and ultimately preventing, all complications of prematurity. We are proud to be one of just 18 elite research centers in the Neonatal Research Network, a national network of investigators leading the way in neonatal medicine.
Our services include: our newly developed Comprehensive Center for Bronchopulmonary Dysplasia (BPD), a multifactorial disease that causes impaired lung function; inpatient, outpatient and telemedicine treatment for babies across the country; and our Neonatal and Infant Feeding Disorders Program, working hand-in-hand with Children’s Center for Perinatal Research. From the newly renovated NICU on our main campus to our off-campus special care units, our patients and their families receive care in the most technologically advanced and family-centered environments available anywhere.
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Pediatric Cancer Care and Research
Each year, more than 150 patients are diagnosed with cancer at Nationwide Children's Hospital. Annually, inpatient admissions and outpatient visits exceed 13,000 in total. We offer world-class diagnostic, treatment and research facilities that provide comprehensive, multi-disciplinary care for patients with cancer and acute and chronic blood disorders. Our goal is to create an environment where patients can achieve optimal health while being treated for acute and chronic blood disorders and cancer. Dedicating numerous resources to our patients and their families is what makes Nationwide Children’s Hospital a leader in Hematology/Oncology/BMT. Parents Magazine includes Nationwide Children's Hospital on its exclusive list of the 10 Best Children’s Hospitals in 2013. In addition to overall quality, Nationwide Children's ranks 6th in Hematology/Oncology services.
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Gastroenterology, Hepatology, and Nutrition
Patients travel from across the US & the world to our GI program. Ranked consistently as a top 10 digestive disorders program by US News & World Report, this program provides comprehensive patient care for a broad range of GI, liver & nutritional problems. Our gastroenterologists are highly trained pediatric physicians, skilled in the full range of digestive & liver diseases and disorders; dedicated to the highest level of care. Each physician specializes in a particular area, working as a team with pediatric nurse practitioners to diagnose and treat diseases & disorders, while collaborating with other specialists, such as dietitians and behavioral and developmental psychologists, to provide coordinated care. We strive for excellence in research, teaching, and clinical care.
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The Heart Center has expertise, compassion and the most advanced technologies. Consistently ranked among the top 10 in the nation by US News & World Report, The Heart Center is a center of excellence where every child who walks through our doors will receive treatment that rivals the best in the nation. We offer cardiology services, cardiothoracic surgery, and everything you expect to find at a nationally-renowned heart center. Pediatric & adult patients with congenital heart disease and acquired cardiomyopathy have access to world-class diagnostic, treatment and research facilities.
All locations are staffed by pediatric experts who provide patients and families with innovation and advancements not found elsewhere. Our specialty clinics include Kawasaki Disease, Adult Fontan, Cardiomyopathy and Transplant, Fetal Cardiac, and Neuromuscular Disorders and Heart Problems. Our clinics on campus and located throughout Ohio are staffed with the most experienced heart physicians and nurses.
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The Research Institute at Nationwide Children’s Hospital is one of the fastest growing pediatric research centers in the US and is ranked in the top 10 for NIH funding among free-standing children’s hospitals. We work to enhance the health of children by engaging in high-quality, cutting-edge research. Organized into 12 Centers of Emphasis that allow traditional academic boundaries to be crossed and merged to facilitate interdisciplinary research: Battelle Center for Mathematical Medicine, Injury Research and Policy, Biobehavioral Health, Innovation in Pediatric Practice, Cardiovascular and Pulmonary Research, Microbial Pathogenesis, Childhood Cancer and Blood Diseases, Molecular and Human Genetics, Clinical and Translational Research, Perinatal Research, Gene Therapy and Vaccines and Immunity. Our investigators have access to cutting-edge shared resources, which provide a cost-efficient way to keep advanced technology available to all faculty.
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