The Cardiology and Cardiothoracic Surgery team at St. Louis Children’s Hospital provides diagnosis and treatment of acquired heart problems and congenital heart disease or heart malfunction in children.
Established in 1986, St. Louis Children's Hospital pediatric heart transplant program has given new life to more than 380 patients, ranging in age from 3 days to 22 years. It is one of the most active pediatric heart transplant programs in the United States, with patients coming from as far away as Florida, Minnesota and Texas.
The pediatric hematology program at St. Louis Children’s Hospital is the largest comprehensive program for children with blood diseases in the region. We provide state of the art care for children of all ages in an environment that is uniquely designed for the pediatric patient.
St. Louis Children’s Hospital is an Hereditary Hemorrhagic Telangiectasia (HHT) Center of Excellence that provides care to children in families with HHT.
Through Wings, our Pediatric Palliative Care Program, children with a life-limiting illness receive extraordinary hospice care -- and their families receive extraordinary support. The program meets a range of physical, emotional and spiritual needs.
At times, your child’s primary care physician may request that a specially-trained pediatrician, called a hospitalist, oversee your child’s care during his or her stay at St. Louis Children’s Hospital. Learn about our hospitalist program, known as SHARP, and what you can expect during your child’s stay.
- Child Life Services
- Community Education
- Advocacy and Outreach
- Family Resource Center
- Home Care and Hospice -- The Wings Program
- Medical Records
- Patient- and Family-Centered Care
- Social Work and Chaplaincy
- Spiritual Care
Services for Families
- 454.TEEN: A Helpline for Parents of Teens
- 454.KIDS: Answer Line
- View our Family and Patient Guide to Services
- Patient and Family Centered Care Council
- Patient Gifts and Greetings
- Hospital Amenities
- Edison Cafe
- Guest Services Information Desk
- Olson Family Garden
- Sibling Playroom
- Ronald McDonald Family Room
Children's Hospital at Missouri Baptist Medical Center
Offers pediatric emergency services staffed by Washington University Physicians, and six inpatient beds that allow referring physicians to admit children overnight for observation or treatment. Services are provided on the medical center campus at 3015 North Ballas Road in west St. Louis County.
Children's Hospital at Progress West Hospital
Provides dedicated pediatric emergency services staffed by Washington University Physicians, along with two pediatric inpatient rooms. Progress West is located at the intersection of Highway 40 and K in O'Fallon, Missouri.
St. Louis Children's Specialty Care Center
The St. Louis Children’s Specialty Care Center is an outpatient facility in west St. Louis County focused exclusively on providing the very best care for young patients. The Specialty Care Center features a range of pediatric medical services, conveniently located at Highway 40/I-64 and Mason Road.
St. Louis Children's Hospital is dedicated to our patients' and families' ongoing care. To assist with the entire process of healing, St. Louis Children's Hospital offers these support groups.
Asthma -- A.C.E.--Asthma Control Education
For caregivers and their children with asthma
Designed to help parents and siblings cope with the death of a child
Cameron’s Smile Brachial Plexus Palsy Support Group
Assisting parents, children and adults affected by brachial plexus injuries
Cardiology -- Heart to Heart
For parents and caregivers of children with heart defects
Cochlear Implant Support Groups
For Cochlear Implant patients and families
HIV/AIDS -- H.E.Y.--Health and Education for Youth Support Group
For adolescents with HIV/AIDS
Neuro-oncology Support Group
For families of children diagnosed with a brain tumor or cancer of the brain
St. Louis Bladder Exstrophy Support Group
For patients and families dealing with bladder exstrophy issues. The BE support group is open to patients of all ages and their families who are dealing with bladder exstrophy issues. the group provides support and information to help all understand and cope with this condition. For contact information call: Janet Vogt at 314.454.6197.