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Inflammatory Bowel Disease Program

Lurie Children's Inflammatory Bowel Disease Program is a multidisciplinary program focusing on the care and research of children diagnosed with Crohn’s disease and ulcerative colitis.


Referred to as "the flu," a highly contagious respiratory virus common during winter and spring. Children are more susceptible because of still-developing immune systems.

Inpatient Psychiatric Services

Lurie Children's Inpatient Psychiatric Program is a family-centered setting focusing on crisis stabilization, intensive evaluation and short-term treatment for problems affecting children and adolescents, ages 3-17.


A condition in which the child has trouble going to sleep or remaining asleep. It is common but not generally considered serious unless it causes issues with daytime functioning.

Institute for Sports Medicine

Lurie Children's provides high-quality care for kids with sports-related conditions, focusing on the needs of growing children. 

Intermediate Care Unit

Lurie Children’s is now one of a handful of pediatric hospitals in the country that operates an Intermediate Care Unit (IMCU) – continuing on our mission to provide the right care for every patient.

Internal Snapping Hip Syndrome

Snapping sound occurring with flexion or extension of the hip, coming from the tendon of the hip flexor muscle as it moves through its normal motion across the hip joint.

International Adoptee Program

Lurie Children's Division of Infectious Diseases offers medical evaluations, review of immunization records and screening tests for diagnosis and treatment of diseases a child may have contracted in its country of birth.

Intern​ational Travel Immunizations Program

Lurie Children's is one of the few programs in the Chicago area to offer pediatric travel health services, providing immunizations, counseling on preventative medicines, hygiene and dietary precautions.

Interventional Cardiology & Catheterization

Lurie Children's Heart Center team of interventional physicians performs about 750 cardiac catheterizations on young patients with congenital heart disease each year.

Interventional Radiology

The pediatric interventional radiology division at Lurie Children’s performs a full range of therapeutic and diagnostic procedures.

Intestinal Atresia

A congenital defect in which a part of the intestines fails to form properly, resulting in an obstruction or blockage.

Awards & Accolades

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

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