Redefining Pediatric Medicine
Redefining Pediatric Medicine

Children's Mercy Hospitals and Clinics is committed to delivering the most effective pediatric medical treatment. With nearly 500 faculty members, our physicians and scientists are advancing pediatric medicine daily, seeking new ways to improve outcomes for children here and around the world. Our leadership in personalized medicine and pediatric genomics is helping us redefine pediatric medicine - one child at time.

Innovation Lives Here

When patients are referred to Children's Mercy, they have access to nationally recognized, comprehensive specialty care. Our innovative research initiatives and clinical trials are leading to new treatment methods that make a difference in children's lives. 

Heart Center

We operate one of the higher-volume heart centers in the country. Working in state-of-the-art surgical suites and hybrid-capable cardiac catheterization labs, our integrated cardiology and cardiovascular surgery teams conduct a full range of minimally invasive procedures. And our utilization of advanced 3D and fetal echocardiography puts us at the forefront of diagnosing and treating congenital heart anomalies in the smallest of patients.
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Hematology/Oncology 

Our pediatric cancer specialists operate one of the larger childhood cancer centers in the country. Our growing Experimental Therapeutics in Cancer program, working with several national consortia, is a leader in making cancer treatment safer and more effective for children.
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Neonatology

Children's Mercy Hospitals and Clinics is a pioneer in nitric oxide therapy, ECMO and infant lung development. We are also one of only 18 children's hospitals to participate in the Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health and Human Development Neonatal Network.
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Endocrinology

Our team of pediatric endocrinologists offer comprehensive services, including unique programs for thyroid nodule and carcinoma, Turner syndrome, insulin resistance, calcium and vitamin D disorders, cystic fibrosis and other disorders.
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Gastroenterology 

We operate one of the of the highest-volume pediatric gastroenterology programs in the country with more than 17,500 outpatient visits each year. Our specialists are leaders in advancing clinical care, improving outcomes and pioneering research that is redefining care for children in Kansas City and around the world.
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Nephrology

Children's Mercy is one of two clinical coordinating centers for the NIH-funded Chronic Kidney Disease in Children (CKiD) study. Our kidney transplant outcomes are among the best in the nation. And we're pioneering new approaches to treat peritonitis, hypophosphatemic rickets and other kidney-related disorders.
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Pulmonology

Children's Mercy is home to a growing pediatric pulmonology and sleep medicine program. Our accredited Comprehensive Sleep Disorders Program is advancing multidisciplinary care and research collaboration in areas such as intravenous iron treatment of restless leg syndrome, craniofacial disorders, Down syndrome, obesity and behavioral issues related to sleep.
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