• Kentucky Children's Hospital

    Expert Pediatric Health Care Close to Home

    When your child is sick or hurt, you want the best care possible, close to home. That’s exactly what you get at Kentucky Children’s Hospital.

    Kentucky Children’s Hospital has Eastern and Central Kentucky’s only Level I pediatric trauma center, Level IV newborn (neonatal) intensive care unit and pediatric intensive care unit. You’ll also find more than 30 advanced sub-specialty programs, such as pediatric oncology and pediatric surgery. That means when your child needs the highest level of advanced specialty care, it’s available right here, close to home.

  • Our pediatric doctors, nurses, surgeons and healthcare specialists are among Kentucky’s best. They’re people who’ve made caring for children their life’s work. Their skills and experience make them a valuable part of our team; their love for kids does, too.

    Kentucky Children’s Hospital is where you’ll find family-centered care. Kids aren’t the only people we care for; we’re caring for families too. We’re here to help you choose a doctor and find the health care resources you want and need for your child and family.

    At Kentucky Children’s Hospital, we’re your partners every step of the way. We know your child’s health and happiness is what you want most – and that’s what we want, too.

    Learn more about our programs and services.

  • Patient Stories

    A small miracle: team effort helps UK nurses and their high-risk baby beat odds

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    Natasha and Alan Hendren led a quiet life. The young couple met seven years ago working at UK Good Samaritan Hospital. They married five years ago, worked, went to school – Natasha, now 29 and an RN, to finish her bachelor’s degree, and Alan, 28, and a nursing tech, to earn nursing degree. Beyond work, they mostly kept to themselves.

    “We used to joke that if we wanted to have a party, who would we invite?” said Natasha. 

    Read more of Natalan's story »


    Cystic fibrosis and lung transplant

    Nicole Tipton 63x63 pxKentucky’s youngest double lung transplant recipient finds life, and hope

    Read Nicole's Tipton's story » 


    Duodenal atresia and annular pancreas

    misty-thompson-thumbPrenatal ultrasound revealed bowel blockage, neonatal surgery was the answer

    Read Jeffrey's story » 


  • Our Team

    Kentucky Children’s Hospital is home to Kentucky’s top pediatric healthcare specialists. Our team includes pediatricians, surgeons, nurses, therapists, technicians and health care professionals—people devoted to caring for your child by being the best at what they do.

    Our team works together to provide comprehensive and coordinated care that’s focused on what’s best for your child and family. At Kentucky Children’s Hospital, expertise and heart are part of everything we do. You can count on professionals with exceptional skills and experience who believe a dose of compassion is an important part of good medicine. It’s the combination of exceptional care and compassion that goes beyond treating symptoms or a disease; it’s caring about your child and family every step of the way.

    Healthcare Professionals – We’re Here for You

    If you’re a doctor or healthcare professional, we’re your partners for specialized pediatric care, support, education and research information and opportunities. Learn more about how to refer patients and the resources we offer.

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