Kentucky Children's Hospital includes:
Pediatric outpatient care is provided at the Kentucky Clinic and the Family Care Center, as well as, several satellite clinics located throughout Lexington. In addition, many pediatric patients are treated at the Makenna David Pediatric Emergency Center.
The Makenna David Pediatric Emergency Center is a only 24-hour pediatric emergency and trauma care center and has been verified as a pediatric level I trauma Center by the American College of Surgeons Committee on Trauma. The pediatric emergency center features a separate entrance and child-friendly waiting and treatment areas so that children have an emergency facility dedicated to their specific and unique medical needs.
KCH serves as the subspecialty regional referral and pediatric care center for Central and Eastern Kentucky. There are more than 70 pediatric specialists and more than 300 pediatric nurses working in 24 areas, as well as respiratory therapists, dietitians, social workers and pharmacists, all of whom are dedicated to caring for children
Inpatient admissions each year number about 4,963 with about 3,539 non-ICU floor admissions, 685 PICU admissions, 739 NICU admissions and 1,408 admissions to the newborn nursery. Additionally, we have approximately 83,118 general pediatric and subspecialty clinic visits each year.