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Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center
Bone marrow transplantation
Brachial plexus surgery
Rare, high-risk and recurrent cancers
Cardiothoracic surgery
Congenital heart disease (including
children, teens, and adults)
Craniofacial conditions
Cystic fibrosis
Colorectal surgery
Disorders of sex development
Eosinophilic gastrointestinal disorders
Epidermolysis bullosa
Epilepsy and epilepsy surgery
Esophageal disorders
Fanconi anemia and bone marrow failures
Fetal care and fetal surgery
Genetic evaluations and testing
Genitourinary health
Hand and upper extremity surgery
Heart failure and transplant
Hemangioma and vascular
Histiocytosis disorders
Immune deficiencies
Inflammatory bowel disease
Intestinal rehabilitation
Acute kidney injury
Liver care, chronic liver disease and
Rare lung disease
Motility disorders
Neuromuscular disorders
Transplantations – bone marrow,
heart, intestine, kidney, liver
Tuberous sclerosis
Urological reconstruction
International patients: Special
assistance for patients and families
from other nations
Cincinnati Children’s international
patient program offers special services
for patients and families who come to
our hospital from outside the United
States. This team makes the entire expe-
rience easier for patients, families and
referring physicians by helping with
obtaining treatment plans, estimating
expenses for treatment and working with
families to set up payment arrangements.
The team also provides interpreter serv-
ices, assists with documentation required
for travel visas, and connects visitors
with our Guest Services Department to
assist with lodging, transportation and
other services. The international patient
program may be contacted directly at
Quality and safety focus
Cincinnati Children’s is focused inten-
sively on transforming healthcare
delivery, with an aim to make lasting
changes that result in improvements
from the point of view of our patients and
their families. We are especially focused
on improving patient safety. Our goal is
to be the safest children’s hospital in the
world, and this goal shapes all the work
we do.
Global Health Center
Our Global Health Center works to serve
medical communities abroad through:
Collaborations with international insti-
tutions for education/training and research
Our Visiting Physicians Program helps
with logistics, from acquiring visas to
finding accommodations
Online CME programs and training
opportunities through observation
Opportunities for non-clinical training
in management, quality improvement,
and safety.
Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical
Center is one of the most distinguished
medical centers in the United States, recog-
nized nationally and internationally for excel-
lence in patient care, training and education,
and research. Clinical procedures and treat-
ments pioneered here are used all over the
world, and our research breakthroughs are
changing the outcome for children of all ages.
Leader in clinical care
Cincinnati Children’s is in the 2012
Honor Roll of Best Children's Hospitals as
ranked by
U.S. News & World Report
Leader in research
Cincinnati Children’s is second in
National Institutes of Health (NIH) grant
funding among all American pediatric
research programs.
Leader in pediatric training
Our Department of Pediatrics, affiliated with
the University of Cincinnati College of
Medicine, was named top three in the United
States by
U.S. News & World Report i
n 2012
We train more than 200 residents each
year and offer more than 25 fellowship/post-
doctoral training programs, making our
pediatric training program one of the largest
and most specialized in the United States.
Areas of expertise: Our programs attract
patients from all over the world
Cincinnati Children’s has gathered some
of the best pediatric subspecialists in the
world, a group of highly collaborative
physicians who enable us to provide
multidisciplinary programs caring for the
most complex conditions and rare
Aerodigestive disorders
Airway reconstruction
The main campus of Cincinnati
Children’s Hospital Medical Center
Excellence in patient care