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Pediatrics

  • Choose the best care for your child

    Choose the best care for your child

    Children need special attention, and our physicians provide that attention every day.

Providing the right care for children isn’t as easy as just using smaller instruments. Children respond to many medications differently than adults do—and they need doctors, nurses and other caregivers who understand that each child is a unique case with unique needs.

The specialty of pediatrics is built around the understanding of children’s distinct needs. The pediatricians, pediatric specialists and staff at Riley at IU Health work carefully to deliver care appropriate to each child’s age and condition. We recognize that it’s important to earn each child’s trust so we can diagnose accurately and provide the most effective treatment.

Statewide Pediatric Care

Riley at IU Health provides comprehensive care designed specifically to treat childhood illnesses and conditions. We have general pediatricians throughout the state of Indiana.

Due to the fact that medical care for children is fundamentally different from that provided to adults, we offer a wide range of pediatric medical specialties. We are fully equipped to treat children of every age and any illness with the expertise needed for excellent outcomes.

Bringing your child to a doctor who is part of Riley Physicians gives him or her the added benefit of an integrated network of collaborative care.

Our children’s hospital provides nationally ranked care

Riley Hospital for Children at Indiana University Health is Indiana’s leading hospital providing care especially for children. We serve nearly 250,000 patients annually, so we have extensive experience with even unusual injuries and disorders.

Specialists at Riley Hospital for Children at IU Health provide care that ranks among the top ten nationally. Families bring their children from all over Indiana, and throughout the world, to receive our special brand of pediatric care.

We’re building for the future

Our close association with the Department of Pediatrics at Indiana University School of Medicine means we’re training tomorrow’s doctors through residencies and fellowships. We’re also engaged in a wide range of research, including studies in:

  • Asthma
  • Cancer
  • Cystic fibrosis
  • Diabetes
  • Genetic blood disorders

Learn more about pediatrics and children’s health

To learn more about pediatrics and children’s health, visit HealthyChildren.org. The American Academy of Pediatrics maintains this site to provide accurate information about children’s health for parents and other caregivers.

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