With a heritage of pediatric medical service that began over 125 years ago, Norton Children’s Hospital is today widely recognized as a leading pediatric hospital in Kentucky and the Midwest. The 267-bed Norton Children’s Hospital is the region’s only full-service, free-standing pediatric hospital, with Louisville’s only Level I Pediatric Trauma Center.
Norton Children’s Hospital provides a complete range of medical services dedicated to compassionate skilled care for all children, without regard to their families’ ability to pay. The hospital also provides a pediatric intensive care unit and one of America’s largest Level IV neonatal intensive care units.
As the primary pediatric teaching facility for the University of Louisville School of Medicine, Norton Children’s Hospital enjoys a strong partnership with the medical academic community.
Norton Children’s Hospital and its regional facilities serve over 170,000 patients each year, with more than 86,000 pediatric emergency care visits and over 12,000 pediatric surgeries. The hospital includes such distinguished units as the Addison Jo Blair Cancer Care Center, which cares for more than 650 children annually and has one of the nation’s largest sickle cell anemia treatment programs. It includes the Norton Children’s Heart Institute, which performs more than 450 heart surgeries and over 12,000 noninvasive diagnostic studies each year. It also is home to the Wendy Novak Diabetes Care Center, the region’s only dedicated center for children with Type 1 and Type 2 diabetes.
Here you will find the highly skilled, compassionate and advanced medical care that is “Just for Kids.”