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Powering Children’s Potential

At Children’s Mercy, we believe every kid has amazing potential. In this video series, Paul Kempinski, Children’s Mercy President and CEO, talks with leaders and team members about what Children’s Mercy is doing to unleash the greatness of every child through outstanding clinical care, community outreach and partnership, innovation, and research.  

Powering Children’s Potential – Pediatric Neurology and Neurosurgery

Children’s Mercy Kansas City is a national leader in medical and surgical treatment of pediatric epilepsy and other neurological conditions.

Powering Children’s Potential – Pediatric Orthopedic Surgery

The Children’s Mercy Department of Orthopedic Surgery is one of the largest programs in the country in a free-standing pediatric hospital, embracing a multidisciplinary collaborative approach that puts children first.

Powering Children's Potential - Pediatric Pulmonology

The Children’s Mercy Kansas City Pulmonary and Sleep Medicine team treats various acute and chronic respiratory disorders and sleep disorders in children. Our team includes eight board-certified pediatric pulmonologists, clinic nurses, nurse practitioners, pediatric respiratory therapists, medical social workers, dietitians, clinical psychologists, polysomnography technologists, and more.

Powering Children’s Potential – Neonatology

Ranked number #14 in the country by U.S. News and World Report, the Children’s Mercy Neonatology Division cares for more than 1,000 patients annually in its 83-bed NICU.

Powering Children’s Potential – Pediatric Endocrinology

With one of the largest pediatric endocrinology divisions in the country, Children’s Mercy offers highly specialized care for pediatric diabetes and endocrine disorders.

Powering Children’s Potential – Pediatric Nephrology

As one of the country’s top pediatric kidney programs, the Pediatric Nephrology Division consistently sets the bar high regarding outcomes. Over the last eight years, the division has had 100% three-year graft and patient kidney transplant survival rates. 

Powering Children’s Potential – Pediatric Cardiology and Heart Surgery

Through outstanding clinical care, innovation and research, Children’s Mercy has become a national leader in pediatric cardiology and cardiac surgery care.

Powering Children's Potential – Pediatric Gastroenterology

More than 50% of patients in the Gastroenterology Division at Children’s Mercy Kansas City are cared for within a multidisciplinary program or team.

Powering Children’s Potential – Diversity, Equity and Inclusion

Children’s Mercy celebrates all races, genders, abilities, orientations, cultures and languages – everything that people bring to the table so that we can have a better emphasis on employee engagement and our patient care.