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10 reasons to choose Cleveland Clinic Children’s

Aug 29, 2016 02:09PM ● By Today's Family
When your children are sick, you do whatever it takes to make them better.  So does Cleveland Clinic Children’s – even for kids with the most critical or complex diseases.

“Standout subspecialty experts from around the nation work here to enhance care for local children with exceptional medical needs,” says Giovanni Piedimonte, MD, physician-in-chief of Cleveland Clinic Children’s.

More than 300 pediatric medical and surgical specialists care for infants, children and adolescents at Cleveland Clinic Children’s main campus as well as at regional hospitals and family health centers in northern Ohio.

Why choose Cleveland Clinic Children’s?
  1. One of the “Best Children’s Hospitals.”  U.S. News & World Report consistently ranks Cleveland Clinic Children’s among the top in the nation.
  2. Exceptional heart care.  The congenital heart program is top-ranked by U.S. News & World Report in northern Ohio, with nearly 20 cardiologists and surgeons who treat the most complex heart conditions.
  3. One of the top pediatric gastroenterology programs in the nation, according to U.S. News & World Report. 
  4. One of the top pediatric neurology and neurosurgery programs in the nation, according to U.S. News & World Report. 
  5. Advanced cancer care.  The Pediatric Cancer Center is a leading center for clinical trials through the Children’s Oncology Group.
  6. The only comprehensive pediatric transplant center in northern Ohio, offering transplants for heart, lung, liver, kidney, pancreas, small bowel and bone marrow. 
  7. Only special delivery unit in the U.S. staffed simultaneously by OB-GYN and NICU teams able to manage deliveries with high risk for the mother and/or the newborn.
  8. Dedicated pediatric dialysis unit.  It’s the only one in northern Ohio affiliated with a full-service transplant center.
  9. One of the largest post-acute rehabilitation facilities for children in the U.S., caring for children with autism, ADHD, and other behavioral and developmental disorders.
  10. Unique multidisciplinary programs for the care of medically complex children with rare conditions like chronic pain (only CARF-accredited center in the world), glycogen storage disease, and neuro-cardiac syndromes. 
To make an appointment at Cleveland Clinic Children’s, call 216.444.KIDS.  Same-day appointments are available.

Article submitted by Cleveland Clinic.