Why Choose Cleveland Clinic Children's

Why Choose Cleveland Clinic Children's

At Cleveland Clinic Children's, every child receives world-class care. At our main campus in the heart of Cleveland, Ohio, as well as at our community hospitals and Family Health Centers located throughout northern Ohio, children and families receive compassionate care from nationally and internationally renowned pediatricians and pediatric sub-specialists.

  • 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 has consistently ranked among the “Best Children’s Hospitals” by U.S. News and World Report.
  • Our pediatric cardiology, gastroenterology and neurology and neurosurgery programs ranked as the best in Northeast Ohio and among the top programs in the United States.

Our goal is to have the children and adolescents we care for back on their feet and living a normal life as quickly as possible. A skilled team of medical professionals using state-of-the art technology and programs are working toward achieving that goal every day.



We’re Leading the Way in Healthcare with Unique Specialty Programs

Exceptional Pediatric Heart Care for the Most Complex Cases

Through our 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. Our 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, our center offers the following transplantations:

  • Heart
  • Lung
  • Liver
  • Kidney
  • Pancreas
  • Small bowel

Learn more about our pediatric transplant services

Advanced Cancer Care

The Pediatric Cancer Center is uniquely positioned to support pediatric-to-adult transitional clinics and hospital wards and is a leading center for clinical trials through the Children’s Oncology Group.

Dedicated Pediatric Dialysis Unit

The Judith M. Power Pediatric Dialysis Unit located at our Children’s for Rehabilitation, meets the unique medical, emotional and social needs of children and their families. It is the only dedicated pediatric dialysis unit in Northeastern Ohio affiliated with a full-service transplant center.

Digestive Disorders

Children’s has one of the nation’s largest pediatric inflammatory bowel disease programs, including a new six-bed, state-of-the-art Pediatric Endoscopy Suite and Infusion Center at main campus.

Child Neurology and Epilepsy

The Pediatric Epilepsy Center is one of the largest and most comprehensive programs in the world, caring for 2,000 children with epilepsy in its outpatient clinics. The center evaluates 400 children in a dedicated epilepsy monitoring unit and performs more than 80 epilepsy surgeries annually.

Behavioral Health

The ADHD Center for Evaluation and Treatment program effectively monitors medication and includes programs that lead to improved social skills. The unique Summer Treatment Program managed by this staff has a satisfaction rating among families above 95%.

Pediatric Rehabilitation Services

Children’s Hospital for Rehabilitation Campus is the only CARF-accredited, freestanding pediatric rehabilitation hospital in Ohio. In addition to a wealth of therapy services, the campus is home to:

  • Pediatric Pain Rehabilitation Program
  • Lerner School for Autism
  • Power Dialysis unit

Learn more about our pediatric rehabilitation services

Cleveland Clinic Center for Autism

Located at our Hospital for Rehabilitation Campus, the center is the only one in Ohio offering diagnostic services and treatment based on applied behavioral analysis in an educational setting. Housed in the Debra Ann November Wing, the Center for Autism is a state-of-the-art facility designed specifically to provide a low-stimulation learning environment.

Within the center, the Lerner School for Autism is a chartered, non-public school serving students ages 5 to 22. Services include:

  • Home-based program development
  • School consultations
  • Training for community providers
  • Outreach services

Learn more about our autism services

Critical Care Transport Team

Children’s offers a specialized critical care transport service (ambulance, helicopter and fixed-wing aircraft) for infants, children and adolescents locally and around the world. Often, these children enter the Pediatric Intensive Care Unit, where pediatric intensivists are on the floor 24/7, and outcomes for these challenging cases are well above the national average.

Pediatric Hospital Medicine

The Center for Pediatric Hospital Medicine directs inpatient care throughout the Clinic health system. On Family-Centered Rounds, pediatric hospitalists involve families in daily bedside discussions with care providers, including specialists and nurses.



Inpatient Hospital

Cleveland Clinic Children's Inpatient Hospital is located at our main campus in Cleveland, OH. We offer inpatient care at many of our regional hospitals throughout Northeast Ohio, as well.

Outpatient Center

Cleveland Clinic Children's Outpatient Center is located at our main campus in Cleveland, OH. We offer outpatient care at many of our family health centers and regional hospitals throughout Northeast Ohio, as well.

Rehabilitation Hospital

Cleveland Clinic Children's Hospital for Rehabilitation offers inpatient care, day hospital care and a comprehensive range of inpatient and outpatient services.

Other Locations for Inpatient & Outpatient Care

Regional Hospitals

Family Health Centers & Other Regional Locations