Advanced Pediatric Care

DMC Children's Hospital of Michigan Nationally Recognized Care

Children's Hospital of Michigan logo and US News 2021 award badge

Since 1886, DMC Children’s Hospital of Michigan has been dedicated exclusively to the treatment of acutely and chronically ill and injured children. As the state’s first hospital for children, Children’s Hospital of Michigan offers more than 40 pediatric medical and surgical specialties and services. It provides a high level of pediatric specialty care for kids including a full range of advanced care for newborns, infants, children and adolescents.

Children’s Hospital of Michigan provides advanced care to children across Michigan, while also providing integrated care for pediatric patients within the DMC hospitals.

Once again, Children's Hospital of Michigan is nationally ranked by U.S. News and World Report 2022-2023 as a Best Children’s Hospital in six pediatric specialties:

  • Gastroenterology & GI Surgery
  • Nephrology
  • Neurology & Neurosurgery
  • Orthopedics
  • Oncology
  • Urology

A Fetal Echo Lead to Benjamin's Complex Diagnosis and Life-Saving Heart Transplant

Additional Advanced Services and Recognitions

  • Regional Level IV Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU)
  • Level One Pediatric Trauma Center, the highest trauma care available
  • The only Verified Pediatric Burn Center in metro Detroit
  • 14-bed inpatient rehabilitation program certified by the Commission on Accreditation of Rehabilitation Facilities (CARF).
  • Metro Detroit’s only center for pediatric heart, kidney and liver transplantation at a dedicated children’s hospital.
  • The only hospital in Metro Detroit designated as an accredited center for providing high-quality cardiac care to children with cardiomyopathy.
  • The Extracorporeal Membrane Oxygenation (ECMO) program is designated as an Extracorporeal Life Support Organization (ELSO) Distinguished Center of Excellence.

Dedicated Facilities Close to Home

Children’s Hospital of Michigan’s inpatient hospital is located in Midtown Detroit. Recently opened, our new Critical Care Patient Tower includes a new main entrance and lobby and expands our offerings to include:

  • A new Emergency Department
  • A Neonatal Neuro-critical Care Program to manage the care of babies at risk for brain injury, including support for neonates and infants with congenital heart defects
  • Expanded Neonatal, Pediatric and Cardiac Intensive Care Units with private rooms, spacious family lounges
  • New operating rooms

The Hospital also operates six outpatient pediatric facilities throughout Southeast Michigan which includes a 24/7 Emergency Department, Outpatient Surgery, Pediatric Specialty Clinics, Rehabilitation, Imaging and Diagnostic Service:

  • Canton
  • Clinton Township
  • Dearborn
  • Detroit (directly across from the main hospital)
  • Southfield
  • Troy

Children’s Hospital of Michigan NICU

The Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU) at Children's Hospital of Michigan provides the highest level of neonatal care for the sickest and most high risk infants. As a Regional Level IV NICU, the hospital has the capability to provide surgical repair of complex congenital or acquired conditions and maintains a comprehensive range of pediatric medical and surgical subspecialists and pediatric anesthesiologists on site. It is a leader in cooling therapy for infants with hypoxic-ischemic encephalopathy, repair of abdominal wall defects and care of infants with chronic lung disease.

Children’s Hospital of Michigan’s Pediatric and Neonatal Ambulance service (PANDA One) serves as a mobile extension of the hospital, providing highly specialized care and transport of critically ill neonatal and pediatric patients from all over Michigan.

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