Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center



Cincinnati Children’s is a full-service, nonprofit, pediatric academic medical center that provides a wide range of clinical services and specialties dedicated to improving the health of children. Our pediatric specialty care is nationally recognized for medical excellence; US News & World Report ranked Cincinnati Children’s third in the United States in its 2016-2017 Best Children’s Hospitals report, with top specialties including gastroenterology and GI surgery, nephrology, diabetes and endocrinology, orthopaedics, pulmonology, urology, neurology and neurosurgery, cardiology and heart surgery, and cancer. Our Proton Therapy Center is the first in the United States based at a pediatric medical center. Our treatment of rare and complex conditions has drawn children from over 100 countries. We are the home of major developments and discoveries, such as the Sabin oral polio vaccine, the development of artificial blood, the heart-lung machine, new lung surfactant replacement, the rotavirus vaccine, and the latest in genomics and molecular medicine. We rank among the top in the United States in research grants from the National Institutes of Health to pediatric institutions.

3333 Burnet Avenue
Cincinnati, OH 45229

Patient Services

The International Patient Program offers special services to patients and families who are coming from outside the United States to Cincinnati Children’s. Our team can help make the entire experience easier for patients, families, and referring physicians. The international team will help you with the many details of your visit to Cincinnati. A multilingual patient care coordinator will be your main point of contact while you are arranging your visit, during your stay, and after you’ve returned to your home country. Please visit our website to learn about the services we offer to international patients and families.

If your child has a complex or rare health condition, consider coming to Cincinnati Children’s for world-class treatment. We are a distinguished medical center, recognized nationally and internationally for excellence in patient care, education, and research. Clinical procedures and treatments pioneered here are used all over the world, and our research breakthroughs are changing the outcome for children around the world. Medical interpreter services are provided in multiple languages including Chinese (Mandarin and Cantonese) and Portuguese. Document translation can be arranged. Some of our distinguished programs are:

  • Bone marrow transplantation
  • Rare, high-risk, and recurring cancers
  • Immune deficiency and histiocytosis disorders
  • Fanconi anemia and bone marrow failures
  • Hemangioma and vascular malformations
  • Cardiomyopathy
  • Heart failure/transplant program
  • Adult and adolescent congenital heart disease

  • Ventricular Assist Device (VAD) program
  • Acute kidney injury
  • Aerodigestive disorders
  • Airway reconstruction
  • Brachial plexus and upper extremity injuries
  • Chronic liver disease
  • Cochlear implant program
  • Colorectal disorders
  • Eosinophilic gastrointestinal disorders
  • Epidermolysis Bullosa

  • Epilepsy and epilepsy surgery
  • Fetal care and fetal surgery
  • Headache Center
  • Inflammatory Bowel Disease
  • Intestinal rehabilitation
  • Motility disorders
  • Neurofibromatosis
  • Neuromuscular disorders
  • Rare lung diseases
  • Tuberous Sclerosis
  • Urogenital disorders

Service Lines

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

International Solutions

Cincinnati Children’s has an International Visiting Observer Program that hosts more than 200 international clinical, research, and nursing observers and medical students throughout the institution every year. Our international collaborations involve work with institutions all over the world, including medical centers and hospitals in Guangzhou, Leshan City, Shanghai, Chengdu, and Zhejiang in China and Fortaleza, Bahia, and São Paulo in Brazil. For more information, please visit our website.

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