The University of Chicago Medicine - Comer Children's Hospital

Department of Pediatrics 2017 Annual Report

Comer Children’s Hospital

Many heathcare facilities can provide excellent care for children in Chicago and the Midwest.  But only Comer Children’s Hospital can bring the ‘bench to bedside’ scientific expertise of the University of Chicago Medicine, coupled with the personal, family-centered approach to provide an atmosphere of hope and healing. Renowned pediatricians, specially trained nurses and caring support staff work together to provide general and specialty medical care for newborns to young adults. All of our medically complex patients receive highly customized care by multidisciplinary teams of pediatric specialists. Our pediatric surgery partners, for example, have the expertise to treat a wide variety of childhood diseases, including the rarest of anomalies.

5,147 patients admitted annually
43,496 patient days
32,587 visits to emergency department
Staff of 170 highly trained pediatricians

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