The Department of Pediatrics at CCH promotes the health of children and adolescents with a balanced program that seeks new knowledge through research, provides outstanding educational opportunities, delivers high quality comprehensive clinical care and service, advocates vigorously for children and adolescents, and is responsive to the changing needs of our community and society.

The mission of the Department of Pediatrics is “to provide a comprehensive program of quality health care with respect and dignity, to the children of Cook County, regardless of their ability to pay.”

Health Conditions

We provide the following pediatric services:

  • Pediatric diabetes, pediatric growth disturbances, early or delayed puberty
  • Pediatric asthma and allergies
  • Learning problems, autism, developmental delays
  • Accident, injuries, acute illnesses
  • Sexual abuse, physical abuse, child neglect
  • Inflammatory bowel disease, constipation
  • Pediatric cancers, leukemia, anemia, sickle cell disease
  • Kidney problems, high blood pressure
  • Seizures, epilepsy

The Department of Pediatrics has two main clinical and patient treatment locations:

John H. Stroger Hospital General Pediatrics Inpatient Unit

7 days per week, 24 hours

  • Stroger Hospital General Pediatrics Inpatient Unit
  • Stroger Hospital Pediatric Intensive Care Unit
  • Stroger Hospital Neonatal Intensive Care Unit
  • Stroger Hospital Newborn Nursery
  • Stroger Hospital Pediatric Emergency Department

Community Clinics (ACHN)

Our clinics are open Monday – Friday, during normal business hours. For a list of all CCH clinic locations see below, or click here.