A Message from Michele Walsh, MD

September 15, 2015

University Hospitals Rainbow Babies & Children’s Hospital is a 244-bed, full-service children’s hospital and academic medical center. A trusted leader in pediatric health care for more than 125 years, UH Rainbow Babies & Children’s Hospital consistently ranks among the top children’s hospitals in the nation. In 2015, the hospital was nationally ranked in eight children’s specialties, including a #3 ranking in neonatology.

As the region’s premier resource for pediatric referrals, UH Rainbow Babies & Children’s Hospital’s dedicated team of more than 1,300 pediatric specialists uses the most advanced treatments and latest innovations to deliver the complete range of pediatric specialty services for 700,000 patient encounters annually. UH Rainbow Babies and Children’s also includes a primary care network of more than 200 providers at more than 80 locations, seven urgent care centers, 12 pediatric emergency services centers, 12 specialty care clinics, seven maternal-fetal medicine locations and three locations for after-hours care.

Medical divisions at UH Rainbow Babies & Children’s Hospital include:

  • Cardiology
  • Child and Adolescent Psychiatry
  • Critical Care
  • Developmental/Behavioral Pediatrics and Psychology
  • Emergency Medicine
  • Diabetes, Endocrinology and Metabolism
  • Epilepsy
  • Gastroenterology and Nutrition
  • General Pediatrics and Adolescent Medicine
  • Hematology and Oncology
  • Infectious Diseases and Rheumatology
  • Neonatology
  • Nephrology
  • Neurology
  • Pulmonology and Allergy/Immunology
  • Sports Medicine

 Surgical specialties include:

  • Anesthesiology
  • Cardiothoracic Surgery
  • Dentistry/Oral and Maxiollofacial Surgery;
  • Neurosurgery
  • Ophthalmology
  • Orthopaedics Surgery
  • Otolaryngology
  • Pediatric Surgery
  • Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery
  • Trauma
  • Urology

Unique features of UH Rainbow Babies & Children’s Hospital include the Angie Fowler Adolescent & Young Adult Cancer Institute, Northeast Ohio’s only single-site provider of advanced maternal fetal medicine and neonatology services and the region’s only Level I Pediatric Trauma Center. UH Rainbow Babies & Children’s Hospital is also the primary pediatric affiliate of Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine, one of the top 25 research-oriented medical schools in the nation.

I invite you to explore the physician resources on UHDoctor.org to learn more.

Michele Walsh, MD, MS, Epi
Interim Chair, Department of Pediatrics
William and Lois Briggs Chair in Neonatology
UH Rainbow Babies & Children’s Hospital
Professor of Pediatrics
Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine

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