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Hearing Testing

Hearing can be assessed at any age. Appropriate evaluation methods are based on your child’s chronological and developmental age.

Heart Center

The pediatric cardiologists and cardiac surgeons at Lurie Children's Heart Center are highly skilled in treating complex heart conditions in children. 

Heart Failure

When the heart cannot properly pump blood to the rest of the body. May be a result of a complex congenital heart defect, cardiomyopathy or myocarditis

Heart Murmur

The sound of blood flow in the chest heard with the stethoscope. It does not necessarily mean there is an abnormality, just that it is detected.

Heart Transplantation Program

The Pediatric Heart Failure & Transplantation Program at Lurie Children's provides life-saving treatments for children with heart disease.

Heat Illness

A group of conditions which occur when the body is heated at a high rate and cannot cool itself fast enough.

Helicobacter Pylori

A spiral-shaped bacterium found in the stomach, which (along with acid secretion) damages stomach and duodenal tissue, causing inflammation and peptic ulcers.

Hemangiomas

Collections of extra blood vessels in the skin. One of the most common skin problems in the first year of life.

Hematology & Oncology

The top-ranked oncologists and hematologists at Lurie Children's offer blood disorder and cancer treatments that are tailored to each patient's needs.

Hematometrocolpos

A rare condition which occurs when the uterus fills with menstrual blood. Symptoms are typically a lack of a menstrual period, recurrent pelvic pain, and a pelvic mass.

Hematuria

The presence of red blood cells in the urine.

Hemifacial Microsomia

A condition in which a child is born with the lower half of their face underdeveloped, most commonly their ears, jaw and mouth; eyes, cheeks and neck may also be affected.

Awards & Accolades

Lurie Children's is proud to be recognized for the following awards, accolades and achievements.

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