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Pediatrics

To schedule an appointment, call (314) 454-5437  or (800) 678-5437

Washington University Pediatrics is a regional and national referral center that provides comprehensive pediatric care to children birth to age 21. Our physicians are internationally recognized for their treatment of such diseases as cystic fibrosis, diabetes, growth disorders, childhood cancers, primary hypertension, asthma and diseases of the newborn, as well as many other conditions.

Pediatrics is located within St. Louis Children's Hospital which together with Washington University Medical Center provide modern medical and surgical facilities. More than 87 Washington University physicians provide clinical care and consultation to children needing hospitalization as well as those in the ambulatory care (outpatient) settings.

Point of Distinction

•St. Louis Children’s Hospital (SLCH) serves the health care needs of children, from infancy to adolescence, and advocates on behalf of children and families.
•Founded in 1879, SLCH is the oldest pediatric hospital west of the Mississippi River and the 7th oldest in the United States.
•SLCH has 264 licensed beds, which includes a 30-bed pediatric intensive care unit, 31-bed heart center, a 70-bed newborn intensive care unit, and a 6-bed pediatric bone marrow transplant unit.
•Each year the hospital receives about 275,000 patient visits.
•SLCH offers comprehensive services in every pediatric medical and surgical specialty.
•SLCH has served patients from all 50 states and more than 80 countries.

Children's Specialty Care Center
In June 2015, we opened a new outpatient Specialty Care Center in  West St. Louis County at I-64 & Mason Road.  This new 141,000 square foot facility offers specialty services in 20 areas, including allergy/immunology/pulmonary, cardiology, orthopedics, ear/nose/throat and plastic surgery.  The Center also has three operating rooms for outpatient procedures.  Safety Stop is located within the Specialty Care Center where technicians properly fit car seats and bike helmets and offer home safety advice.

We strive in every way possible to center our activity around the needs of children and their families.

For more information about the clinical services of the Department of Pediatrics, visit their website.