Norton Children's Hospital
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.”
About Norton Children’s
For more than a century, Norton Children’s Hospital and its predecessor hospitals have cared for the children of Kentucky and Southern Indiana without regard to their families’ ability to pay. Norton Children’s Hospital is Kentucky’s only full-service, free-standing pediatric care facility dedicated exclusively to caring for children and is an advocate for the health and well-being of all children. The 300-bed hospital serves as the primary pediatric teaching facility for the University of Louisville School of Medicine.
As the need for expert pediatric care has grown in our region, so has the footprint of Norton Children’s Hospital and the specialized care we provide. Our medical facilities currently serve more than 170,000 patients each year.
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