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North Carolina Children's Hospital protects the health and well-being of North Carolina's 2.3 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 and chronic conditions, we 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 world-class physicians and other clinicians represent all pediatric subspecialties and are capable of treating children with virtually any disease or disorder.
  • Total beds: 150, including:
      - 48-bed Level IV NICU
      - 10-bed Level III NICU
      - 20-bed PICU
  • By the Numbers
    Inpatient visits in 2013: 6,743
    Outpatient visits in 2013: 73,131
  • In 2013, we treated children from all 100 counties in North Carolina and from 45 states across the country.

The study's lead author, Asheley Cockrell Skinner, PhD.Severe obesity on the rise among U.S. children

Despite a CDC report to the contrary in recent weeks, a new analysis led by a UNC researcher finds that all classes of obesity in children have increased over the last 14 years, as well as a troubling upward trend in the more severe forms of childhood obesity.

The study’s lead author, Asheley Cockrell Skinner, PhD, assistant professor of pediatrics in the UNC School of Medicine, explains the findings in this Q&A >>






Kohl’s Cares Kohl's Online Health Resource Center helps community. Annual Report 20132013 annual report available online now. 

Make a GiftMake a gift through the N.C. Children's Promise.

Make a GiftThe Alan D. Stiles Lookout Terrace opens for patients.


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Phil Ford Foundation Announcement

Phil Ford teams up with UNC Children’s to take a shot at stifling childhood obesity.

Phil Ford Foundation announces partnership with UNC Children’s at 2014 ACC Men's Basketball Tournament on March 14, 2014.

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