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Children’s hospitals are different

A child life specialist blows bubbles for a girl in the hospital.

Children are not just small adults. Their needs are different, and those needs can change as they grow. That’s why when a child is sick or injured, whether the issue they’re facing is large or small, they need a hospital that specializes in children. And in getting them back to their childhood as quickly as possible.

At Kentucky Children’s Hospital, our doctors, nurses, therapists and staff have spent their careers – and devoted their lives -- to caring for children. And they are among the very best at what they do. We also know that when a child is sick or injured, it affects your entire family. That’s why we pride ourselves on offering a family-centered approach to care that takes into account your unique circumstances as a family.

We offer the region’s only Level 1 pediatric trauma center along with the Makenna David Pediatric Emergency Center, the region’s only emergency center dedicated to children. We offer the region’s highest-level neonatal ICU, caring for the tiniest and sickest newborns. And we offer more than 30 advanced subspecialties – from cancer care to pediatric surgery – all devoted to children. Because as a parent, you deserve the peace of mind of knowing expert care is right here, close to home.

That’s the level of expertise Kentucky kids – and parents – deserve. And that’s our promise to you.

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