University of Nebraska Medical Center
The University of Nebraska Medical Center (UNMC) and affiliate Children’s Hospital & Medical Center (Children’s) have partnered to provide an academic medical center and specialty children’s hospital team providing pediatric care to a five-state area. Both hospitals provide a full range of pediatric services. Stem cell transplantation, as well as erythrocytopheresis therapy, is offered at UNMC.
Children’s Hospital & Medical Center
A leader in pediatric health care, Children’s Hospital & Medical Center offers unique resources to children from across a five-state region and beyond. Children’s is home to Nebraska’s only Level IV regional Newborn Intensive Care Unit and the state’s only Level II Pediatric Trauma Center. A regional heart center, it also provides expertise in pediatric heart transplantation. Children’s is recognized as a 2015-2016 Best Children’s Hospital by U.S. News & World Report in cardiology and heart surgery, gastroenterology, GI surgery and orthopedics.
The Division of Pediatric Hematology/Oncology at these two sites cares for more than 100 infants, children and adolescents with sickle cell disease.