North Carolina Children’s Hospital protects the health and well-being of North Carolina’s 2.1 million children by aligning premier health care practitioners, world-class medical education, and innovative, interdisciplinary research to provide the highest-quality, family-centered care, regardless of a family’s ability to pay.
As a major referral center for children with complex or chronic conditions, our specialists work hand-in-hand with community hospitals and pediatricians across the state, providing specialty care to more than 70,000 children from all 100 counties each year.
- Our 150-bed, state-of-the-art facility at UNC Hospitals in Chapel Hill opened in 2001.
- 64 inpatient beds
- 8 intermediate cardiac care beds
- 58-bed NICU called the Newborn Critical Care Center
- 20-bed pediatric intensive care unit, or PICU
- Outpatient care available at N.C. Children’s Hospital in Chapel Hill and at more than 25 satellite outpatient clinics throughout North Carolina.
- Special features include a short stay unit, two-story indoor play atrium, teen lounge and one of the state’s only accredited K-12 hospital schools.