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About Our Children’s Medical Center

Pediatric Specialty Care

More than 200 medical and surgical experts in more than 30 specialties devote their expertise to the care of children. This includes health care for children with cancer, kidney problems, heart disease and diabetes, as well as those who need surgery and anesthesia. Doctors, nurses, technicians, child life specialists and other team members are specially trained in caring for kids.

Our Children’s Medical Center has the area’s only American Diabetes Association-approved program for children. Our Cystic Fibrosis Center is one of the most respected in the nation and serves as a clinical research site. Learn more.

Pediatric Inpatient Care

We have a 10-bed Pediatric Intensive Care Unit, a 49-bed Neonatal Intensive Care Unit and a 30-bed Inpatient Pediatric Unit staffed with pediatric trained specialists. Learn more.

Pediatric Primary Care

Our primary care pediatricians, pediatric nurse practitioners and other staff members provide routine health visits, urgent sick visits, treatment of acute (immediate) and chronic (ongoing) health issues, in-depth consultations and referrals to specialists. Learn more.

Pediatric Emergency Care

From major medical traumas to the bumps and bruises of being a child, our skilled team cares for children and teens when the unexpected happens. We are a Level II Trauma Center for children in Central Massachusetts accredited by the American College of Surgeons. Learn more.

Exceptional Care

We are a member of the Children's Hospital Association, which is the "Good Housekeeping Stamp of Approval" program for children’s hospitals. We join other leading children's facilities nationwide in this prestigious organization, and this recognition designates the Children's Medical Center as one that delivers exceptional care.

Learn more about Family-centered Care Core Concepts

Family Support

We recognize that parents and other family members are a child's primary source of support. To enrich the lives of families, we offer programs to help them cope with stressful health care experiences, enjoy privacy and time together, educate themselves on illnesses and conditions, and share insights with us.

Learn how to get involved with the Patient Family Advisory Committee.

Leading Research Institution

We were excited to have been selected by the National Institutes of Health in 2007 as a designated site for the National Children’s Study, which will contribute to one of the richest research efforts exploring children’s health and development.

Appointments: 855-UMASS-MD

Children's Medical Center
University Campus
55 Lake Avenue North
Worcester, MA 01655


Children's Hospital Association