Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children's Hospital of Chicago



Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children’s Hospital provides some of the highest-quality pediatric care in the United States – in 2017, we were ranked by US News & World Report as the seventh-best children’s hospital in the country. Lurie Children’s Hospital was also awarded the Honor Roll designation for scoring in the top 10% in four specialties. We were one of 10 hospitals in the country to be given this special designation.

The Stanley Manne Children’s Research Institute, affiliated with Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children’s Hospital of Chicago, is the research arm of Lurie Children’s. The mission of Manne Research Institute is to generate new knowledge leading to advancements in the prevention, diagnosis, and treatment of diseases that affect children’s health through adolescence and adulthood. Our multidisciplinary teams of physicians, scientists, technicians, nurses, and trainees are committed to making discoveries that will improve the lives of children and their families.

Lurie Children’s Hospital has established medical and surgical leadership that provides cutting-edge and thorough treatments for the most complex pediatric needs, including, but not limited to, brain tumors, cancer care, cardiology, cardiovascular surgery, neurosurgery, pediatric surgery, plastic surgery, and transplant. We were the first pediatric hospital to implant the smaller version of the Total Artificial Heart in 2016. We have an active Spinraza program for the treatment of patients with spinal muscular atrophy and many more programs using the latest technology and medical advancements.

Our Care Team includes not only physicians, surgeons, and nurses, but also a wide range of support services, such as pediatric anesthesiologists, social workers, child life specialists, pharmacists, and clinical nutritionists. The inclusion of various expert perspectives on one team gives our patients the most comprehensive care possible.

Our partnership with Northwestern Memorial Hospital and the Pat and Shirley Ryan AbilityLab, which are institutions focused on adult care, allows us to serve all of the needs of our international patients as well as their family members.

225 E. Chicago Avenue
Chicago, IL 60611

Patient Services

The International Patient Services Department is proud to offer many services to assist you and your family. We can assist with coordination of referrals and appointments. Our team provides immediate access to interpreters through a combination of in-person, video, or telephonic interpretation. We can interpret most languages, with close to 200 languages available from any hospital phone. We can also assist with transportation from the airport and from your residence to the hospital, lodging reservations, as well as other services (banking, phones, etc.). We will help facilitate a smooth transition home, including communication and coordination with your referring physicians and providing the appropriate supplies and education.

Lurie Children’s is also able to provide telemedicine consultation services. Telemedicine currently provides immediate, interactive access via videoconferencing to virtually any of Lurie Children’s more than 1,000 pediatric specialists. This technology has been used around the world to diagnose infants with serious congenital heart diseases; interpret thousands of medical imaging exams; and help assess, stabilize, and treat critically ill children.

Lurie Children’s has over 1,400 physicians and allied health professionals in 70 pediatric specialties ready to treat the most complex diagnoses and was ranked in all 10 specialties by US News & World Report. Our hospital also provides several unique programs, including our Institute for Fetal Health, which provides comprehensive pre-birth counseling and pediatric care planning for pregnant women carrying babies with medical problems.

Service Lines

  • Cardiac
  • Dermatology
  • Digestive Health
  • Endocrinology
  • General Surgery
  • Neuroscience (Neurology & Neurosurgery)
  • Nephrology
  • Oncology
  • Ophthalmology
  • Orthopedics
  • Otolaryngology
  • Plastic Surgery
  • Primary Care
  • Psychiatry
  • Pulmonology
  • Radiology
  • Rheumatology
  • Transplant
  • Urology

International Solutions

Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children’s Hospital of Chicago is excited to expand our educational partnerships throughout the world. Lurie Children’s currently has a partnership with Zhengzhou Children’s Hospital (ZCH) in Zhengzhou City, China. The partnership provides educational exchanges with the physicians at ZCH to provide further education and academic learning in the area of pediatrics. In addition, the exchange allows for peer-to-peer consultation between the pediatric specialists at ZCH and Lurie Children’s Hospital of Chicago as well as patient consultation via telemedicine. Lurie Children’s is excited to expand our educational partnerships throughout the world.

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