With 43 PICU beds, 24 CICU beds, 24-hour faculty coverage and the capability to care for up to 67 critically ill patients, our pediatric intensive care units sees more than 2,300 annual admissions.
Your clinical experience
Congenital heart disease
Our high-volume Heart Center hosts at least 350 surgeries every year, with treatments including all stages of single-ventricle palliation, ventricular assist devices and transplants.
The ECMO program in our PICU, launched in 2007, sees 40-50 cases and 500-600 patient days annually, utilizing both VV and VA modalities.
Fellows participate in a four-week, first-year program covering transports by ground, rotor- and fixed-wing aircraft with a team that moves more than 5,700 patients a year from a 150-mile radius.
Burn and trauma
The only Level-1 trauma center in a free-standing children's hospital in our region, Children's Mercy is also pursuing American Burn Center certification. PICU providers co-manage all burn and trauma cases admitted to our unit.
Children's Mercy has an active bone marrow transplant and CAR T-cell therapy, kidney, liver and heart transplant programs.
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