We are the largest pediatric provider in the region. Our medical staff includes 1,446 physicians in 70 pediatric specialties.
We were the first children’s hospital in the country, and the first hospital in Illinois, to earn the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Magnet Award for Nursing Excellence.
Lurie Children’s is the only pediatric hospital in Illinois to be ranked in all 10 specialties by U.S.News & World Report — in fact, no other Illinois hospital scored higher in any one specialty area.
Lurie Children’s was named a level I pediatric surgery center by the American College of Surgeons (ACS), becoming the first children’s hospital in Illinois to earn this status.
Lurie Children’s was ranked 10th in the country among pediatric hospitals according to an exclusive survey by Parents magazine. The survey focused on key areas including treatment success, groundbreaking research and family-friendly facilities.
Philanthropic support is essential to Lurie Children’s in order to provide the highest quality, family–centered pediatric care and research for children. Lurie Children’s Foundation partners with individual, families, foundations and corporations to raise important funds to sustain and advance the programs, services, technology and recruitment needs of Lurie Children’s and help the hospital care for more than 200,000 children annually.