Coordinated Care at the Area’s Only Dedicated Children’s Hospital

The Children’s Hospital of Georgia is built around a 154-bed hospital dedicated to the care of children, teens and their families. A regional referral center, the hospital is staffed by dedicated caregivers who deliver comprehensive care to children from newborns to age 21.

Designed exclusively for children, it provides a cheerful, comfortable environment for patients and families. The hospital features a cascading wall of water, a little river, a reflecting pool, a video aquarium, gardens, playrooms, comfortable lounges and 24-hour visitation.

The only children’s hospital in the area, the facility offers:

  • The area's largest team of general pediatricians and pediatric specialists supported by pediatric nurses, respiratory therapists, dieticians, pharmacists, social workers and other professionals
  • Patient rooms equipped with advanced wireless technology, refrigerators, TVs, DVD players and wireless telemetry for heart monitoring when needed
  • The area’s only Pediatric Intensive Care Unit (PICU) and PICU Air and Ground Transport Team
  • The area’s only Level III-D (the highest level) Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU) and NICU Air and Ground Transport Team
  • The region’s only pediatric emergency tertiary care center and pediatric trauma services 
  • A Hematology/Oncology Unit for children with cancer and blood diseases
  • A team of registered nurses and respiratory therapists certified in Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS) and Neonatal Resuscitation (NPR)
  • Extracorporeal Membrane Oxygenation (ECMO) technology and a trained team to keep the hearts and lungs of critically ill babies and children functioning during the healing process
  • Pediatric Evaluation Teams (PETs) to quickly assess a patient's health status
  • Pediatric pharmacists and protocols to help avoid medical errors
  • Pediatric nurse educators and a Family Resource Library
  • Menus designed with children's input to ensure favorite foods and sufficient caloric intake 
  • Kitchenettes, solariums, laundry facilities, and a teen playroom/lounge with a big-screen TV, Play Station system with games, drum set and other recreational equipment
  • Certified teachers who help hospitalized children complete their school work
  • Child Life Specialists to help children understand and cope with care 
  • A Pediatric Sedation Team, specially trained to safely sedate children for medical procedures 
  • Ongoing research and access to clinical trials
  • Patient Family Centered Care
  • Access to all the resources of one of Georgia's largest academic medical centers

Request an online appointment now or call 706-721-KIDS (5437) or toll free at 888-721-KIDS  (5437) for more information or to speak to a member of our care team.