UVA Children’s Hospital

HospitalwithPegA network of pediatric health care facilities operating under the umbrella of the University of Virginia Health System, the University’s Children’s Hospital is a “hospital without walls,” dedicated to providing comprehensive inpatient and outpatient care for infants, children, and adolescents in a family-centered environment.

Last year, there were more than 3,000 admissions to the inpatient units of the Children’s Hospital and more than 60,000 outpatient visits to our ambulatory clinics, with patients coming from Virginia and beyond.

Inpatient and outpatient visits range from the simplest newborn check-up to complex medical procedures like liver, lung, or heart transplants and complex neurosurgery.

Key Components of the UVA Children’s Hospital

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General Wards 37 beds on two wards: one for infants, another for older children and adolescents
Newborn Intensive Care Unit State-of-the-art facility with 51 NICU and Intermediate Care Nursery beds served by a hospital-based, ground and air neonatal transport system
Well Newborn Service 28-bed postpartum unit with couplet care and 24-hour rooming-in of mothers and infants. Baby Friendly Certification.
Pediatric Intensive Care Unit 17-bed, high acuity unit with 700-800 annual admissions, about 60% with primarily medical issues and 40% with primarily surgical problems
General Pediatric (Birdsong) and Continuity Clinics Clinics providing health promotion/disease prevention, management of chronic and acute conditions, etc.
Sub-specialty Clinics Variety of clinics treating patients in pediatric sub-specialties
Satellite General Pediatric Offices 2 general pediatrics clinics (Northridge and Orange), each within a few minutes of the University, that together serve about 24,000 patients annually