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Children are not just little adults, and we understand the special care they need to live healthy, active lives. Our pediatricians and primary care physicians throughout the state of Indiana provide comprehensive care designed specifically to treat childhood diseases and conditions. From simple, routine care to the most critically ill and medically complex cases, Indiana University Health offers pediatric specialists in every field of medicine and surgery committed to providing the best possible care for children and their families.
Riley Hospital for Children at Indiana University Health is a cornerstone of Indiana’s most advanced healthcare system with an expansive network of board-certified pediatric specialists. With almost 90 years in the heart of Indiana, it has long been Indiana’s children’s hospital. Today, IU Health partners throughout Indiana provide excellent pediatric care in local communities and connect patients and families to Riley at IU Health when more extensive or advanced treatment is needed. Additionally, our close partnership with the IU School of Medicine ensures our young patients have access to the continuum of cutting-edge research and innovative new therapies.
The clinical specialists at IU Health Pediatrics and Riley at IU Health deliver experienced and intuitive healthcare, tailored to meet specific needs of children. As Indiana’s first and only comprehensive hospital dedicated exclusively to the care of children, we see children for nearly a quarter of a million visits each year. Additionally, Riley at IU Health continues to be recognized nationally as one of the top children's hospitals and one of the premier pediatric research facilities in the U.S. Select a service below to learn more.
Pediatric cancer is often different than cancers that occur in adults. Our pediatric cancer experts never rest in their fight against pediatric cancer, offering nationally ranked care and the latest treatment options to your children. Alternative therapy administered in affiliation with the IU Health Proton Therapy Center is available for rare and complex cancers. Furthermore, Riley at IU Health is the home of Indiana’s only pediatric stem cell transplant program and member of the Children’s Oncology Group Phase 1 consortium.
Diabetes & Endocrinology
Doctors, nurses, dieticians and socials workers with special expertise in taking care of children with diabetes see approximately 2,000 patients each year from every corner of Indiana.
Riley at IU Health offers comprehensive inpatient, outpatient and laboratory services to evaluate and treat disorders of the digestive system in infants, children and adolescents. Our team completes more than 2,000 endoscopic procedures each year.
Heart & Vascular Care
Riley Hospital for Children at IU Health is Indiana’s only heart transplant and pediatric cardiac critical care team. Our pediatric cardiologists are skilled in diagnosing and treating heart-related conditions, including congenital heart defects.
Riley Hospital for Children at IU Health has three Neonatal Intensive Care Units (NICU) is the only comprehensive unit in the state and a “Top 10” recipient of research funding the country. Labeled a Level 3C—meaning it is the highest designation in Indiana for a NICU—you can be sure your newborn is in the best possible hands in a state of the art facility.
The team at Riley at IU Health provides the only comprehensive suite of services for children in Indiana with kidney disease or failure. On the cutting edge of hemodialysis technology, Riley at IU Health leads the country in kidney transplantation for children.
Neurology & Neurosurgery
Home of the only comprehensive pediatric surgical epilepsy program in Indiana, Riley Hospital for Children at IU Health offers advanced medical care and rehabilitation services for both traumatic injuries and chronic conditions.
Orthopedics & Sports Medicine
Children are still growing, as are their bones and musculoskeletal system. As the only nationally ranked pediatric orthopedics program in Indiana, Riley at IU Health ensures expert treatment of congenital, developmental, neuromuscular and post-traumatic orthopedic conditions.
Choosing a pediatrician is one of the most important decisions you will make in your child’s life. Our team of highly skilled physicians can provide your child with the advanced care, in a friendly, pediatric environment. We specialize in the care of infants, children and adolescents and offer comprehensive care for those with acute and chronic illness management, or those who need preventative care such as immunizations, sports physicals, and coordination with other pediatric specialists.
PULMONOLOGY & RESPIRATORY CARE
Pulmonology specialists at Riley at IU Health treat children with a multitude of breathing disorders and offer specialized lung function testing. The department is also the home of an advanced and nationally-accredited sleep lab.
Urology specialists and their clinical teams are specially trained to provide focused care for children with conditions from common urological problems to the most complex genitourinary abnormalities. We work with you to diagnose and treat your child’s condition—we not only provide you and your family an in-depth explanation of your child’s treatment plan, we welcome your involvement as part of our family-centered care approach to improving care, and premier surgical care, should surgical correction be necessary.
The depth of expertise provided by Riley at IU Health is unmatched in Indiana. The strong affiliation with the IU School of Medicine—an institution that continues to advance its reputation by engaging in cutting-edge research and innovating new therapies—makes Riley at IU Health the only comprehensive pediatric clinical resource for Indiana's children and a premiere source for health-related information for their parents. Our bench-to-bedside approach allows our physicians to keep an eye on the future, and today, pioneering work in areas of medicine like diabetes, seizure surgery and spinal casting for scoliosis are being perfected here.
As part of the Children’s Oncology Group Phase 1 consortium, Riley at IU Health shares the latest research with 20 other children’s oncology groups. Children who come to Riley at IU Health for cancer care can benefit from the collaborative protocol and best practices from top ranked pediatric systems across the country. Riley at IU Health is also the home of Indiana’s only pediatric stem cell transplant program.
Our partnership with the IU School of Medicine—one of the nation’s leading medical and research schools—has allowed us to achieve international recognition for our contributions to the field of pediatric urology, including having published over 140 original articles or chapters in current textbooks, as well as extensively lecturing on urology-related topics. The collaborative experience of our team allows us to provide your child access to the care he/she needs, including the safest and most advanced treatments and technologies available.
The Neurology and Neurosurgery team of Riley at IU Health is a nationally recognized leader in providing children neurological care and treatments. As innovators in their field, our team is conducting an Epilepsy Surgery Research program. By extracting and studying a tiny part of the brain, which is getting removed procedurally, our team hopes to one day provide the information to help prevent seizures entirely.
When it comes to your child’s health, there’s no such thing as too much care. Our dedicated team of pediatric experts works exclusively with children, so we understand their special needs. Every physician at Riley at IU Health is board certified in pediatrics and in their chosen sub-specialty. Being top in their field is just one of the reasons you can trust our team for exceptional pediatric healthcare.
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