Why Children's of Alabama

From the smallest toy to the tallest building, we are not just a hospital that treats kids, but a hospital dedicated to letting kids be kids. With your help, we will continue to provide world-class care to every child that we treat.

Children's of Alabama is...

  • the only pediatric hospital in Alabama.
  • one of the Top 20 employers in Alabama with more than 3,700 employees across the state.
  • the pediatric teaching hospital for the School of Medicine at UAB.
  • home to the only pediatric kidney dialysis program in the state - and one of the largest in the country.
  • home to one of the largest burn units in the Southeast.

Did you know?

  • In an average year Children's has more than 600,000 patient visits to our clinics and nearly 15,000 patient admissions.
  • Children's treats more than 90% of all children in Alabama who have been diagnosed with cancer.
  • Children's employs the only pediatric rheumatologists - arthritis doctors - in the state.
  • Children's of Alabama treats all children regardless of their family's ability to pay.
  • Recently, ten of Children's sub-specialties were ranked in the U.S. News & World Report's Best Children's Hospitals edition.

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