St. Louis Children's Hospital Receives $75,000 Grant From PetSmart Charities® to Bring the Healing Power of Pets to Patients

NOVEMBER 20, 2019 — ST LOUIS, MO – St. Louis Children’s Hospital and PetSmart Charities know pets have the remarkable ability in a hospital environment to reduce feelings of stress and anxiety, improve our mood...

St. Louis Children’s Hospital and Washington University School of Medicine Opening Pediatric Specialty Care Center in South County

November 7, 2019 – St. Louis Children’s Hospital is making it easier for families to see Washington University Physicians and access St. Louis Children’s services in South County. In February 2021, the newest St. Louis...

St. Louis Children's Hospital Announces Exclusive Documentary with Laila Anderson and the St. Louis Blues

Oct. 2, 2019 (ST. LOUIS) - “Laila: The Next Season” is a documentary currently under production by St. Louis Children’s Hospital featuring Laila Anderson and the St. Louis Blues....

Siteman Kids at St. Louis Children's Hospital Opens Only Pediatric-Focused Lead-Lined Suite in Missouri

Siteman Kids at St. Louis Children’s Hospital is opening a new, lead-lined therapy suite to treat children with rare, high-risk neuroblastomas – an aggressive cancer of the nerve cells that spreads quickly and typically affects children younger than 5....

St. Louis Children's Hospital Ranks No. 1 in Missouri and Top Nine Percent in the Nation

Children’s is the only hospital in the St. Louis region to rank in all ten specialties St. Louis, MO - June 18, 2019 - U.S. News & World Report has again ranked St. Louis Children’s...

St. Louis Children’s Hospital Announces 2018 Advocacy Award Winners

YWCA Metro St. Louis Chief Executive Officer, Adrian Bracy and Missouri Senator Caleb Rowden honored for work to improve children’s lives through health education and legislation ST. LOUIS (March 4, 2019) – As the 2018...

St. Louis Children’s Performs 500th Heart Transplant

St. Louis, MO (February 20, 2019) –The St. Louis Children’s and Washington University Heart Center is now the first pediatric heart transplant program in the Midwest, and one of just a handful of across the nation, to reach the milestone of 500 heart transplants....

St. Louis Children’s Hospital Performs 4,000th “SDR” Spinal Surgery

Selective dorsal rhizotomy surgery allows many cerebral palsy patients to walk unassisted for the first time St. Louis, MO (January 28, 2019) – St. Louis Children's Hospital Center for Cerebral Palsy Spasticity, led by internationally...

St. Louis Children’s Hospital Is the Only Pediatric Hospital in St. Louis to Earn National Pediatric Intensive Care Unit Beacon Award

The award is given out annually by the American Association of Critical-Care Nurses St. Louis (January 22, 2019) – The pediatric intensive care unit, or PICU , at St. Louis Children’s Hospital earned a national...

Alexis Elward Promoted to Chief Medical Officer at St. Louis Children’s Hospital

Alexis Elward, MD, MPH, was named Children's chief medical officer. The appointment became effective Jan. 1, 2019....