Selective dorsal rhizotomy (SDR) is a method for treatment of spastic cerebral palsy offered at the Center for Cerebral Palsy Spasticity at the St. Louis Children's Hospital. We have over 24 years experience performing selective dorsal rhizotomies with unequalled knowledge of post-surgical outcomes.
The Division of Pediatric Hematology/Oncology at St. Louis Children's Hospital actively cares for over 350 infants, children, and adolescents with sickle cell disease and sees approximately three patients per month with a new diagnosis of sickle cell disease.
The Skeletal Dysplasia Clinic at St. Louis Children Hospital serves the needs of children with skeletal abnormalities. Although individually rare, the more than 200 known skeletal dysplasia syndromes add to produce a significant number of affected individuals with remarkable morbidity and mortality.
Quality sleep is an essential component of a child's health and well-being. The Pediatric Sleep Center Team at St. Louis Children's Hospital is committed to helping children with a variety of sleep-related problems achieve optimum health.
The multidisciplinary Spina Bifida Clinic at St. Louis Children’s Hospital brings together in one place the specialists who are important to the care of children with spina bifida.
The Center for Pediatric Spinal Disorders is a collaborative, multi-disciplinary center between Orthopedics and Neurosurgery where patients have access to physicians, nurses and therapists.
St. Louis Children's Hospital administers its Sports Medicine Program using a multidisciplinary approach, which aides in the recovery of injured athletes. A full range of rehabilitation and physical therapy programs helps an athlete recover from an injury or illness.
With the largest surgical team in the area, the pediatric surgeons at St. Louis Children’s Hospital are dedicated to providing compassionate care and advanced treatments in a child-friendly environment.
- Child Life Services
- Community Education
- Advocacy and Outreach
- Family Resource Center
- Home Care and Hospice -- The Wings Program
- Medical Records
- Outpatient Therapy
- 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
- Family Advisory 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.
Children's Hospital at Barnes-Jewish West County Hospital
Referring physicians and families also have access to additional Children's Hospital services at Barnes-Jewish West County Hospital at 12634 Olive Blvd. in Creve Coeur. More than 13 Washington University pediatric outpatient clinics are located in Professional Office Buildings on the hospital campus with convenient, free parking.
Children's Hospital Therapy Services - Chesterfield
St. Louis Children's Hospital Therapy Services in Chesterfield provides outpatient physical, occupational, and speech-language therapy services for children from birth up to 21 years of age. This facility is located at 16216 Baxter Road on the southwest corner of Clarkson and Baxter in Chesterfield, Missouri.
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.