It's always something. A broken something. A cancer something. A scary something. We care for more kids than any other hospital in Minnesota, so trust we've seen it and have the best in the world to fix it. Realigning the stars and getting kids back to their rightful place of happy.
Donations make everything we do possible. From little things like trikes in the halls, to big things like our cancer and blood disorders program, we rely on your support to help us provide the best possible care to all kids.
Healing shouldn’t have to wait for business hours. Children who get sick in the middle of the night deserve the same great care they’d get in the middle of the day. That’s why we have pediatric specialists in the hospital 24/7.
If you think music therapy is just for fun, think again. Research shows it actually has physical and mental health benefits that help kids heal faster. Our expert music therapists design specific treatments to address each child’s unique needs.
From common colds to rare cancers, we understand that whenever your child is sick, it’s a big deal. Our amazing nurses are some of the most caring, compassionate people on the planet. And they’ll do whatever it takes to give kids and their families the best care possible.
Helping kids safely drift off to sleep before surgery is a skill that only comes from experience. Our pediatric-only anesthesiologists perform over 21,500 procedures a year. So they know exactly how to make the experience as smooth as possible for patients and their families.
Brain surgery is an incredibly complex procedure, especially when you’re dealing with a developing brain. Led by veteran neurosurgeon Dr. Joseph Petronio, our pediatric neurosurgery team has some of the best outcomes in the country.
Every person and every instrument in the Children’s lab is specially equipped to do more with less. We take great care to be as minimally invasive as possible during blood draws, so our lab techs are trained to perform testing using smaller samples.
Thanks to the generous support of our friends at Best Buy, Children's is the first hospital in the world with an on-site Geek Squad precinct. Geek Squad agents provide free tech support and loaner equipment to patients and their families, helping them stay connected to the outside world during hospital stays.
Our child life specialists are one of the things that make Children's so unique. They can help kids relax in any situation, making the hospital experience much less intimidating.
Our staff helps make every child's time at Children's a positive, stress-free experience, which is crucial to the healing process
Relieving the pain and suffering of a child is crucial for the patient and the entire family. Our pain and palliative care team is devoted to improving the quality of life for children who come to us. Our program utilizes a combination of state-of-the-art pharmacology, physical therapy, and integrative therapies such as massage, hypnosis, and acupuncture.
Children's pediatric cardiovascular program is one of the largest in the region. Our team members care for thousands of the region's sickest children with heart conditions, including fetuses, newborns, infants, children, adolescents, and adult, long-term patients with pediatric cardiovascular conditions.
With interpreters on-site 24/7, we ensure that children and families understand their care options and all the services available at the hospital. Professional ASL, Hmong, Laotian, Somali and Spanish interpreters are on staff.
We've designed private patient rooms to meet the changing needs of children and families. These rooms minimize the need to move patients, improve infection control and, above all, allow families to stay together during hospital stays.
We're the only hospital in Minnesota that exclusively treats kids, which means we've diagnosed and treated just about every pediatric condition imaginable.
There's no such thing as a small surgery. From ear tubes to brain surgery, we perform more surgeries than any other pediatric hospital in the Upper Midwest. So you can take comfort in knowing we've operated on almost every pediatric condition imaginable.
A sick kid without insurance is still a kid. And we treat every kid who needs it. In 2010 alone, we provided more than $50 million of care that wasn't covered by insurance. Your support helps make this possible.
We treat more kids with cancer than any other hospital in the state. From clinical research to pain management to early physical therapy, your donations help us provide local kids with the very best cancer care.