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Children are physically different. So they need pediatric specialists.

Children are physically different.

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Welcome to Children's Healthcare of Atlanta. We are honored that you have trusted us to care for your child's healthcare needs. We will do everything we can to help both you and your child feel comfortable, safe and secure. Please feel free to ask our staff questions. Let us know what we can do for you and your family. At Children's, we strive to enhance the lives of children through excellence in patient care, research and education. Whether treating an injured toddler in an emergency or supporting a teen through a series of chemotherapy treatments, we take our commitment to care for each and every child who comes through our doors very seriously. It's through teamwork at every level of our organization and with you, the family, that we are able to achieve a high level of excellence in pediatric care. Choosing a healthcare provider for your child is an important decision. There is a lot to consider, especially the fact that children and adults are physically different and so are their healthcare needs. Children should be cared for by pediatric doctors, nurses and specialists who understand these differences.
Aflac Cancer Center The Aflac Cancer Center treats more than 300 new cancer patients each year and follows nearly 1,500 children with sickle cell disease, hemophilia and other bleeding disorders. Children's Sibley Heart Center Treating nearly 30,000 children every year, the Children's Sibley Heart Center provides comprehensive cardiac services for congenital & acquired heart disease from infancy through to adulthood. Emergency Our Emergency doctors, nurses, technicians & other medical professionals treat children using specialized pediatric medical procedures, supplies & equipment. Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU) Our NICU provides care for high-risk newborns in a specialized environment with access to more than 400 clinical providers in more than 30 pediatric, medical & surgical specialties. Orthopedics Services include orthopaedic surgery, sports injuries, scoliosis, spine disorders, fractures, trauma, cerebral palsy, spina bifida, neuromuscular conditions, hip disorders, limb deficiency & more. Pulmonology The Children's Pulmonology program provides care for children of all ages with respiratory problems, including asthma, cystic fibrosis & sleep disorders. Transplant Services A leader in transplantation, Children's is home to one of the most comprehensive transplant programs in the country offering pediatric liver, heart, kidney, & blood & marrow transplants. And many more. See our website for a full list
Serving the Atlanta area

Not for Profit

Hospitals, Children's Hospitals, Medical Centers, Physicians & Surgeons, Pediatrics, Physicians & Surgeons, Pediatrics-Emergency Medicine


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Jehan P.



If your child must be in a hospital then this should be it. The staff goes above and beyond to make you and your child comfortable. They are amazing!! The parking is a bit tight and can be challenging if you go late in the day. Just go next door and do valet if your in a hurry. Oh and the pizza in the cafeteria is delish!

Shri. M.



good day to one and all

I am s.mahomed from south Africa, and I am an ardent fan of children health care of Atlanta i follow and share the dedication of every good deed on my Facebook page. I can honesty rate this health to 100 plus. But sadly in my country we pay so much through medical aids, but we do not get our monies worth. Last week my kid was hospitalised in a private hospital that looked life a cramped prison small passage like room that accomaded 4 sick children and a broken old couch for moms to sleep. Its really sad.

I as an individual want to make difference to children in my country because I am inspired by healthcare of Atlanta.

someone from this kind hospital please advise me how to fundraise and through donations and sponsors to open a state of the art healthcare in south Africa.

I really want to to make a difference to scared innocent kids

healthcare of Atlanta for kids is an inspiration to the world

my humble blessings to one and all.

Liz B.


choa is the best

Dr.kanter did my heart surgery at 3 months in 1989 for an ap window.i am alive and healthy with a small scar, he recently came in and met my 5 month old whom he will be doing surgery on for a vsd on Tuesday. They're the best and have the sweetest nurses. If it weren't for him, id be dead, thank you dr.k, my family and I will be forever grateful for you. Thank you doctor and choa. You guys are the best

Sarah M.



My daughter had been suffering from knee pain for five weeks and after seeing her pediatrician twice and an orthopedist twice, it was finally agreed that she needed to see a rheumatologist. After calling Children's Healthcare, I was given an appointment six weeks out!!! She was out on the emergency waiting list, but was told the wait is usually three months and that we were lucky. Given my daughter was in constant pain and unable to walk or sleep properly, I was dumb founded.

Six weeks later, it would have only been an act of God that would have made me miss that appointment. The act of God was a car accident in the middle of rush hour! I had left in plenty of time to make sure I was at least thirty minutes early, but as it was, we were twenty minutes late. They refused to see my daughter! Another desperate mother was there with the same problem. I was told that the doctor in question had made this day available and that she had put her own children with a sitter and so didn't want to be late to collect them! I also had to put my other two children with a sitter and I'm a single mother. They offered me another appointment, but given the hell and stress they put me through because of other peoples bad driving, I will never go there again. If they truly cared about the children they served they'd hire more doctors, so they won't keep children in pain for three months at a time. It is criminal. glad there are some parents on this board that didn't have to watch their seven-year old suffer with acute pain, because of a shortage of doctors. Didn't know this was a third world country!

Job Applicant Processes- Horrible

The Recruiters here are very arrogant and nonchalant. They will reach out to you and make you feel as though you're qualified and they love your resume. However, when you reach back out to them, they completely ignore you. I really wish their were other childrens hospital because unless your friends with HR or buddies with the right people, you will not get hired here.



Children's Healthcare saved my...

Children's Healthcare saved my life in 2002. While the initial emergency room visit was NOT helpful, and my illness could have been prevented, once I was place in the main hospital the care I was given was exceptional. I had a series of specialists working on me to figure out what exactly was going on, and eventually the figured it out. God honestly saved my life, but used to doctors at Children's Healthcare to do exactly that.

I was 12 years old and had bacterial meningitis as well as encephalitis. However, the only symptom I had was an excruciating headache. (which is why the emergency room sent me home multiple times) Once I was placed in the hospital and the infection took over and caused a stroke and a seizure, and was in the ICU for 6 days was when the doctors found the bacteria.

My parents could have sued and gotten a lot out of the situation, but they were so greatful for what the doctors did for me, they had an extensive meeting and now the emergency room tests for meningitis WITHOUT all the regular symptoms. Also, they changed the "normal" white blood count in order to catch bacteria early on.

Childrens Healthcare has wonderful nurses and doctors and strive to do everything they can to improve and better help the children in the Atlanta area. Thank you Scottish Rite!!