Whether treating a toddler in an emergency or supporting a teen through chemotherapy treatments, we are dedicated to the care of each patient. It’s through teamwork at every level of Children's Healthcare of Atlanta and with you, the family, that we are able to achieve excellence in pediatric care.
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With a proven track record of providing world-class care to patients in more than 30 pediatric specialties, we are a model for other pediatric hospitals. Infants, teens and young adults belong in a children’s hospital where they can get specialized treatment from caregivers who know the important differences between children and adults.
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Research is a cornerstone of the Children's Healthcare of Atlanta mission to enhance the lives of children. In conjunction with Emory University School of Medicine, Georgia Tech and Morehouse, Children’s seeks answers to the most challenging childhood medical conditions through teaching and research.
Children who are overweight are now suffering from diseases once seen only in adults, such as hypertension, liver disease and Type 2 diabetes. That's why Children’s launched Strong4Life, a wellness movement designed to ignite societal change and reverse the epidemic of childhood obesity and its associated diseases in Georgia.
As a not-for-profit organization, Children's Healthcare of Atlanta relies on the generous financial and volunteer support of our community. Your donations directly impact the lives of each family served by Children’s and support many initiatives such as clinical excellence, research, teaching, wellness and charity care.
Our Neurosurgery Services offer unique multi-specialty surgical care. Meet Practice Director William R. Boydston, M.D., Ph.D., and the other members of the team.
Pediatric Neurosurgery Associates at Children’s 404-785-2900
At Children's, we collaborate with other specialists to deliver comprehensive care to each patient. Our neurosurgeons participate in the following programs to provide patients with coordinated care and better outcomes.
Approximately 3,000 children are diagnosed with brain tumors in the United States each year, making brain tumors the most common solid tumor in children. At the Aflac Cancer and Blood Disorders Center of Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta with Children's Neurosciences Program, we treat more than 100 pediatric brain tumor patients each year.
We aim to educate the public about the dangers of concussions. Now we are the only Georgia hospital program with concussion materials endorsed by the Georgia Department of Public Health.
Our Epilepsy Center is a Level 4 pediatric epilepsy center according to the National Association of Epilepsy Centers (NAEC)—their highest level of designation. Each year, the specially trained staff treats hundreds of patients—nearly 1,000 epilepsy discharges, more than double the national average. We provide neurodiagnostic monitoring, clinical trials, and both surgical and nonsurgical treatment options.
Children’s has the only pediatric Level II trauma centers in the state—a special term given to a hospital because of its transport, emergency surgical, education and injury prevention services.
Our team offers specialized care for children and teens with complex neurological spine disorders. From congenital conditions to spine trauma, the team takes a multidisciplinary approach, combining expertise from neurosurgeons, neurologists, neuroradiologists, neuropsychologists and orthopaedic surgeons.
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