Children's Hospital of Wisconsin in Milwaukee, serving Wisconsin, Northern Illinois and Michigan's Upper Peninsula and beyond
With premier programs for congenital heart defects and heart disease in children, pediatric bone marrow transplantation, pain management in children from infants to adolescents, and other standard-setting specialties, the pediatric subspecialists, specialists and pediatricians of Children's Hospital of Wisconsin deliver the best pediatric care to the children in our region.
Specializing in pediatric heart surgery, congenital heart defects and heart disease in children
Herma Heart Center is rated among the top cardiac care centers in the nation for medical and surgical treatment of congenital heart defects and heart disease in children. We have realized some of the best results worldwide for treating the most complex pediatric heart disease, including hypoplastic left heart syndrome and single ventricle conditions. We specialize in congenital heart surgery, Norwood Procedure, heart transplants and fetal echocardiography procedures performed by our leading pediatric cardiologist and cardiothoracic surgeon teams. We offer every type of cardiac intervention - medication, cardiac catherization (cath lab) procedures, including device closures for heart defects, pediatric heart surgery.
Cancer and Blood Disorders Center
Providing exceptional care and treatment of anemia, sickle cell disease, hemophilia and Hodgkin’s lymphoma in children
One of the largest and most experienced programs of its kind, the Cancer and Blood Disorders Center at Children's Hospital of Wisconsin provides treatment for infants, children, teens and young adults with cancer and blood disorders. Our expert team of cancer and blood disorders specialists is made up of nationally and internationally known physicians, experienced and well-qualified practice nurses, staff nurses, social workers, child life specialists and psychologists who make it their goal to provide compassionate, comprehensive and cutting edge care to our patients and their families. Specific types of cancer and blood disorders that are treated at Children’s Hospital of Wisconsin include sickle cell disease, anemia in children, Ewing sarcoma, children with hemophilia, Hodgkin’s lymphoma in children and SCID.
and Marrow Transplant
Leading the way in treatment of cancer and leukemia in children
Our program is the treatment of choice for various types of relapsed leukemia in children, t-cell depletion, cancer in children, immune deficiencies, severe severe aplastic anemia and for some cases of sickle cell disease. The nation's largest pediatric bone marrow transplant program of this type is provided in the hospital's 24-bed Hematology/Oncology/Transplant Unit. The program focuses on the use of unrelated individuals or mismatched family members as unrelated bone marrow transplant donors.
Offering surgery for children with brain tumors, spina bifida, spinal cord injuries, brachial plexus injuries and spasticity
The Children's Hospital of Wisconsin Pediatric Neurosurgery program offers child brain tumor surgery, spina bifida surgery for babies and treatment for pediatric spinal cord injury, brachial plexus injury and spasticity in children caused by cerebral palsy and other disorders. The program is staffed with pediatric neurosurgeons who devote their entire practices to children.
A leader in pediatric neurology for epilepsy in children and childhood brain tumors
The Children's Hospital of Wisconsin pediatric neurology department excels nationally in treating epilepsy in children, childhood brain tumors, cerebral palsy, spina bifida, muscular dystrophy, seizures in children, chiari malformation, hydrocephalus and sleep disorders. A variety of different procedures are available at Children's Hospital of Wisconsin, including pediatric epilepsy surgery. The pediatric neurologist team is comprised of top pediatric neurology specialists.
and Vascular Anomalies Center
A leading pediatric hospital in the diagnosis, research and treatment of birthmarks and vascular anomalies
Internationally recognized for their birthmark and vascular anomaly program, the center at Children's Hospital of Wisconsin diagnoses and treats children and adults of all ages with infantile hemangioma, stork bites, arteriovenous malformations, venous malformations, lymphatic malformations and other vascular anomalies. The center is comprised of a multidisciplinary team of internationally respected physicians and researchers who work together to provide world-class hemangioma treatment and birthmark treatment.
Organ Transplant Programs
Leading experts in pediatric liver transplants, pediatric heart transplants and pediatric kidney transplants
The Solid Organ Transplant Program at Children's Hospital of Wisconsin ranks in the top 25 percent of pediatric transplant programs for volume. As a leading hospital in this field, children who have exhausted, or are not expected to survive conventional treatment, can thrive thanks to the following transplant programs at Children's Hospital of Wisconsin: Pediatric Liver Transplant Program, Pediatric Heart Transplant Program, Pediatric Kidney Transplant Program and the Pediatric Blood and Marrow Transplant Program. These transplants may be due to such conditions as chronic kidney disease, chronic liver disease, congenital heart disease, metabolic disease and pediatric heart failure. The most recent advancement in solid organ transplants has been providing liver transplants for children with liver disease. Children's Hospital is one of only a few centers in the country to offer transplant as a treatment option for these rare genetic disorders.
An international resource for digestive disorders including feeding and swallowing disorders and liver disease in children
The Pediatric Gastroenterology Program offers diagnosis and treatment for children with digestive disorders, inflammatory bowel disease, Crohn's disease, ulcerative colitis, liver disease, constipation, gastroesophageal reflux, liver transplant, failure to thrive, feeding and swallowing disorders and motility disorders.
Providing premature baby, high-risk newborn and neonatal intensive care
Neonatologists, pediatric surgeons, nurses and genetic counselors at Childrens Hospital of Wisconsin provide a wide range of services to pregnant women and high-risk newborns, including early education and prevention of birth defects, fetal diagnosis of birth defects and prenatal counseling. Neonatal intensive care for premature babies who need immediate surgery for a variety of congenital defects are cared for in the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU). Find a Children's Hospital of Wisconsin neonatologist.
Children's critical care provided by leading neonatal and pediatric intensive care specialists
Children's Hospital of Wisconsin provides a pediatric intensive care unit (PICU) and neonatal intensive care unit (NICU) to critically ill children with heart or lung disease, organ transplants, life-threatening birth defects, severe burns or serious head injury with state-of-the-art equipment and therapies in the pediatric and neonatal intensive care units (PICU and NICU). Highly specialized staff include pediatric critical care physicians, neonatologists, nurses, pharmacists and therapists. In addition, Transport and Physician Referral is an extension of both intensive care units.