Pediatrics Department of Pediatrics
Pediatrics Department of Pediatrics
Artman
Michael Artman, MD
Chair

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 sixth year in a row, according to U.S. News & World Report's 2013-14 "America's Best Children's Hospitals." 

Children's Mercy ranked in 8 subspecialties: (No. 6) Nephrology
(No. 23) Orthopedics, (No. 25) Pulmonology(No. 41) Neurology & Neurosurgery(No. 47) Neonatology(No. 48) Gastroenterology, (No. 50) Urology and (No. 50) Diabetes & Endocrinology.

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