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Pediatrics & Divisions

Pediatrics

The Department of Pediatrics focuses on excellence in creating new approaches toward patient care, discovering new advances in biotechnology and developing effective educational programs for our students, residents, fellows and faculty.

Pediatrics: Endocrinology

Pediatric endocrinology is comprised of board-certified/board-eligible pediatric endocrinologists offering a full range of clinical services for pediatric patients with endocrine and growth disorders.

Pediatrics: General Pediatrics

The doctors and personnel working in the Downtown Health Center, a Children's Hospital of Wisconsin clinic, are employed by the Medical College of Wisconsin. In addition to caring for your child, we are committed to training pediatric doctors of the future.

Pediatrics: Genetics

General Genetics Clinic: The Genetics Clinic is staffed by medical geneticists and genetic counselors. Genetic counselors have a master's degree and are either board eligible or certified by the American Board of Genetic Counseling. Indications for referrals to this clinic can include personal and family histories of birth defects and other congenital anomalies, dysmorphic features, mental retardation, developmental delay, and known or suspected genetic conditions.

Pediatrics: Hematology Oncology BMT

The Medical College of Wisconsin section of Hematology/Oncology/Blood and Marrow Transplant provides treatment for infants, children, teens and young adults with blood disorders including cancer, non-malignant blood diseases, immunodeficiency states and bleeding disorders. We also are committed to expanding research and teaching efforts to enhance the national recognition and prominence of the program.

Pediatrics: Hospital Medicine

Hospital Medicine physicians (hospitalists) have special expertise allowing them to provide the very best care to hospitalized children of all ages.

Pediatrics: Infectious Diseases

Inpatient and outpatient consultative service: Section members provide routine, urgent, and emergent consultative services on a broad range of clinical problems including fevers of unknown origin, serious bacterial and viral infections, recurrent infections, CNS infections, infections in immunocompromised patients, and infections in newborns.

Pediatrics: Neonatology

The Neonatologists work together in providing comprehensive care for critically ill newborns and their families with the ultimate goal of improving neonatal care to enable these tiniest of patients to live healthy and productive lives.

Pediatrics: Nephrology

The Pediatric Nephrology team provides comprehensive medical care to infants, children and adolescents with kidney disease, hypertension and urinary incontinence. Physicians, nurses, a dietitian and social worker are available to help patients and their families understand and care for their kidney problems. Physicians are board-certified pediatric nephrologists with expertise in both general nephrology and end-stage renal disease care.

Pediatrics: Pulmonary and Sleep Medicine

The Division of Pulmonary and Sleep Medicine was recently rated among the 10 best pulmonary groups in the nation by Child magazine. The division provides comprehensive evaluation and treatment for common to complex conditions

Pediatrics: Rheumatology

The pediatric rheumatology clinics at Children's Hospital of Wisconsin care for children and adolescents with various rheumatic diseases, including children with arthritis, lupus, myositis, dermatomyositis, vasculitis and scleroderma. The program is also involved in helping diagnosing children with musculoskeletal pain and various other autoimmune diseases.

Pediatrics: Special Needs

The Special Needs Program offers comprehensive care coordination for medically complex and fragile children who do not have existing care coordination services. Our goal is to ensure seamless inpatient and outpatient care.

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