Kosair Children’s Hospital
Kosair Children's Hospital is a 263-bed tertiary care pediatric facility located in the downtown Louisville medical center. It is Kentucky’s only freestanding, full-service children’s hospital. The hospital houses the pediatric and neonatal intensive care units, the general pediatric inpatient units and the pediatric emergency room.
Kosair Children's Hospital offers a full range of services, including a burn center, neonatal intensive care nursery, inpatient psychiatric unit, spine center, trauma center, bone marrow transplant program, outpatient clinics and regional poison center.
The hospital is the primary teaching facility for the University of Louisville School of Medicine Department of Pediatrics. The affiliation benefits both physicians and patients through 24-hour in-house physician coverage and the immediate availability of pediatric specialists and subspecialists for consultation.
Take a virtual tour of Kosair Children's Hospital and see the where our residents spend the majority of their time.
University of Louisville Hospital
Located three blocks from Kosair Children's Hospital, this is the site of our newborn nursery, which has 24 newborn beds, 24 NICU beds, and 6 continuous care beds.
Children and Youth Project
The Children & Youth Project was one of the first to provide comprehensive health services for high risk infants and children with the use of a wide spectrum of pediatric disciplines and allied health personnel. This site serves as one of our ambulatory care sites and our continuity care practice.
Located two blocks from Kosair Children's Hospital, this facility opened its doors in 1984 and is one of the ambulatory care rotation sites and continuity care practices.
Our satellite primary care office in southwest Jefferson County, located next to Southwest Hospital at 9822 Old 3rd Street Road. This site also serves as one of our ambulatory care rotation locations and continuity care practice sites.
UofL Department of Pediatrics at Kosair Charities
Our newest practice is a Medical Home, equipped to care for children with disabilities and chronic health conditions as well as children with routine healthcare needs. The site offers comprehensive medical care for all children, from birth to young adulthood, and welcome all children--from the toddler with autism to the neighborhood teen who needs a sports physical.
Children’s Hospital Foundation Building
Across the street from Kosair Children's Hospital, this facility houses many of our pediatric subspecialty offices and is also the home of the Children's Hospital Foundation, the philanthropic arm of Kosair Children's Hospital. The mission of the Children's Hospital Foundation is to raise awareness and funds to support lifesaving equipment, research, clinical care, education, advocacy and state-of-the-art facilities.
Kosair Charities Pediatric Center
Located across Floyd Street from Kosair Children's Hospital, the Kosair Charities Pediatric Center houses the Weisskopf Child Evaluation Center, which has offices on the first and second floors. Outpatient evaluations of child development and genetic counseling are performed in this office. The chairman's office, along with most major service and administrative units, are located on the third and fourth floors.
Baxter Biomedical Research Buildings
These twin, state-of-the-art buildings house more than 260,000 square feet of research support, particularly oncology research. Each building has six laboratories and six offices, including 650-square-foot wet labs with a dedicated 125-square-foot support lab. Building designers grouped researchers’ offices together to encourage interaction, a departure from the traditional one office, one lab arrangement.
Ronald McDonald House
Only a short walk from the hospital, the Ronald McDonald House provides "a home away from home" for the families of many of our patients.
Home of the Innocents
Louisville’s own Home of the Innocents, a private, non-profit agency that has been in operation for 130 years, served almost 2,000 children last year. The home provides services to assist those who are facing severe crisis, including abuse, abandonment or neglect; medically-fragile children; and support services for children with autism.