At Ochsner Hospital for Children we offer the highest level of pediatric care for children with even the most complex needs – like cancer treatment and organ transplants. Our 120 pediatric physicians include top specialists in pediatric cardiology and congenital cardiac surgery, gastroenterology, oncology, pulmonology, orthopedics, neurosurgery and more, as well as child life specialists. Our 125-bed hospital features a special pediatric emergency room, a 54-bed Level III Regional NICU, a 14-bed Level I Pediatric Intensive Care Unit, a 12-bed Pediatric Cardiovascular Intensive Care Unit and a 45-bed Pediatric Acute (Medical/Surgical) Unit.
120 Ochsner physicians specialize in pediatric care.
The Michael R. Boh Center for Child Development opened in 2018 and is the first facility of its kind in the Gulf South region to provide care to children and adolescents with developmental disorders.
Ochsner Hospital for Children has the only pediatric heart transplant program in Louisiana.
U.S. News & World Report ranked Pediatric Gastroenterology and GI Surgery at Ochsner Hospital for Children as one of the nation’s top children’s hospitals for 2018-19.