Services

Riley Hospital for Children at Indiana University Health North Hospital offers a depth of expertise in 21 different medical specialties, including:

Adolescent Medicine

Adolescence is the period of life between childhood and adulthood, which is often a challenging time for youngsters and their families. It is a period of personality development and physical change, during which young people have many unique needs, and occasionally, a physical, behavioral or emotional problem may persist or be difficult to solve. The Adolescent Health Program of Riley Hospital for Children at IU Health North addresses these needs, and provides a comprehensive range of health-related services for young people 11 through 24 years of age.

Allergy

Your child will receive a consultation for pediatric allergies at Riley Hospital for Children at IU Health North. Once the consultation is complete, the appropriate next steps will be taken to ensure that you child is given the best care possible.

Cardiology

Pediatric Cardiology services are provided by a team of highly skilled cardiologists. Consults are available 24 hours a day. Non-invasive procedures will be performed at Riley Hospital for Children at IU Health North.

Critical Care (Intensive Care)

The Pediatric Intensive Care Unit (PICU) at Riley Hospital for Children at IU Health North provides specialized services for critically ill children and has a Pediatric intensivist available 24 hours a day. Supporting the intensivists is a multidisciplinary team of skilled professionals (nurses, respiratory therapists, etc.), specialty and sub-specialty physicians who provide the highest quality of care for patients and their families.

Riley Hospital for Children at IU Health North, a part of Indiana University Health, utilizes the IU Health LifeLine helicopters to provide air-medical transport in conjunction with Riley Hospital for Children at IU Health's own Neonatal/Pediatric Critical Care ground transport system. The Riley transport is among the most experienced in the country completing more than 1,000 transports a year and providing the clinical expertise needed for stabilization and transport of critically ill or injured children.

Developmental Pediatrics

The Developmental Pediatrics Program at Riley Hospital for Children at IU Health North provides evaluation and treatment for children who are at risk for developmental and feeding problems due to birth defects or other handicapping conditions. Our program brings together pediatric experts from many areas, who work closely with each family and with the child's primary care physician to provide a personalized program of care for each child.

Diabetes/Endocrinology

Riley Hospital for Children at IU Health North provides comprehensive services for infants, children and adolescents with diseases or disorders of the endocrine glands, such as thyroid disease or diabetes. In addition to evaluation and treatment, an important part of our program is providing extensive educational and support services for our patients and their families.

Ears, Nose, Throat

Your child will receive a consultation for pediatric ear, nose and throat conditions at Riley Hospital for Children at IU Health North. Once the consultation is complete, the appropriate next steps will be taken to ensure that you child is given the best care possible.

Gastroenterology

The pediatric gastroenterologists of Riley Hospital for Children at IU Health North offer complete evaluation, diagnosis and treatment for children with illnesses of the digestive tract, liver and pancreas. Our pediatric team also develops the guidelines for treatment of children and adolescents with inflammatory bowel disease and chronic liver disease.

Hematology/Oncology (Cancer)

Hematology/Oncology at Riley Hospital for Children at IU Health North Hospital provides distinct individualized care that is concentrated on your child and family. This outstanding program focuses on care for the whole child – body, mind and spirit – during cancer treatment. Our goal is to diagnose, treat and return your child and family back to a normal life as soon as possible.

Infectious Diseases

While the threat of infectious diseases is minimal for most children, those who have been adopted from foreign countries are at much higher risk. Your child will receive a consultation for pediatric infectious disease at Riley Hospital for Children at IU Health North. Once the consultation is complete, the appropriate next steps will be taken to ensure that you child is given the best care possible.

Neonatology

The Newborn Intensive Care Unit (NICU) is staffed 24 hours a day by a specially trained team of doctors, nurses, respiratory therapists and other caregivers who provide the most advanced and comprehensive care for newborns and infants with medical or surgical problems. Riley Hospital for Children at IU Health North's neonatologists (newborn specialists) and perinatologists (doctors who specialize in high-risk pregnancies) work together with pediatric cardiologists, surgeons, neurologists, urologists, nurses and many others who are experts in the care of infants and children. All 23 patient rooms are private, and conjoined rooms are available for families of twins and multiples.

Nephrology

Patients at Riley Hospital for Children at IU Health North have access to the state's only comprehensive evaluation and treatment services for children with kidney disease or kidney failure. Our pediatric nephrologists and urologists work together to provide highly specialized and expert care to treat conditions from bedwetting and kidney stones to acute and chronic kidney failure.

Neurology

Orthopedics/Sports Medicine

Pediatric Orthopedics offer surgical and rehabilitation care for children with musculoskeletal conditions ranging from scoliosis to cerebral palsy to hip dysplasia and more.

Plastic Surgery

Your child will receive a consultation for pediatric plastic surgery at Riley Hospital for Children at IU Health North. Once the consultation is complete, the appropriate next steps will be taken to ensure that you child is given the best care possible.

Psychiatry

Pulmonology

The pediatric pulmonologists at Riley Hospital for Children at IU Health North provide diagnosis and treatment of infants, children and adolescents with acute and chronic respiratory disease. Our research efforts in the treatment of asthma allow us to offer selected patients the latest medications before they are available to the public.

We provide thorough evaluation and then design a treatment and follow-up program to meet the needs of each child. Issues treated include asthma, wheezing, coughing, chest pain, viral respiratory infections, structural abnormalities in the respiratory system, and chronic lung disease in premature infants.

Rheumatology

Sleep Lab

The Pediatric Sleep Lab at Riley Hospital for Children at IU Health North helps meet the growing demand for sleep studies and has resources available to meet children’s unique needs. We specialize in evaluating children ranging in age from premature newborns to 18-years-old. Our entire staff of physicians, nurses and technicians are knowledgeable in pediatric care and will work closely with each child's regular physician to help ensure expert evaluation and the most appropriate and successful treatment.

Surgery

The pediatric general surgeons on staff at Riley Hospital for Children at IU Health North have contributed to the field of pediatric surgery on a national and international basis. They provide expert surgical care for neonates, infants, children and adolescents to treat a variety of issues from stomach and intestinal disorders to airway endoscopy and reconstruction.

Urology