Michael Artman, MD
Welcome to the Department of Pediatrics at Children's Mercy
Hospitals and Clinics.
With about 400 faculty members in our divisions, sections, and
centers of excellence, the Department of Pediatrics at Children's
Mercy is one of the largest and most comprehensive in the country.
We have staff in all pediatric specialties and subspecialties,
offering dozens of multidisciplinary outpatient clinics. Working
with our colleagues in Surgery, Anesthesiology, Pathology and
Dentistry, we provide comprehensive care to children within our
region and across the country.
We are the Department of Pediatrics for the University of
Missouri-Kansas City School of Medicine, a combined
baccalaureate/MD degree program. The Department of Pediatrics also
participates in educational and medical exchange programs with
Guangzhou Children's Hospital in China; Hospital del Nino in Panama
City, Panama; and the nation of Mexico.
Children's Mercy ranks among the nation's top pediatric medical
centers for the fifth year in a row, according to U.S. News &
World Report's 2012-13 "America's Best Children's Hospitals." The
report includes the top 50 pediatric hospitals in 10 major
subspecialties. Children's Mercy ranked in all 10 subspecialties:
(No. 6) Nephrology, (No. 28) Gastroenterology, (No. 29) Neonatology, (No. 30) Cancer, (No.
31) Orthopedics, (No. 32) Urology, (No.
34) Diabetes &
Endocrinology, (No. 39) Cardiology & Heart
Surgery, (No. 42) Neurology &
Neurosurgery and (No. 48) Pulmonology.