Family-Centered Care

Our pediatric transplant teams are committed to providing patients, from birth to age 21, with the highest quality, family-centered care. Together, our entire pediatric transplant team will give you the support you need in a nurturing, caring hospital environment. It is our enduring mission to provide you and your family with the finest in comprehensive treatment for pediatric transplants. We treat every child needing transplant services not just as a patient, but as a person.

The Children’s pediatric transplant teams offer:

  • Specialized Pediatric Transplant Medical Care  
    Children are not just small adults. Our pediatric-trained doctors, nurses, technicians and other medical professionals care for children every day, using specialized medical procedures, supplies and equipment for infants, children and teenagers.
  •  Family-focused Approach for Pediatric Transplant Care
    At Children’s, we treat the whole child—and support the whole family—with a team of child life specialists, financial counselors, teachers, psychologists, social workers, chaplains, clowns and volunteers. We also offer a wealth of family-focused programs and services.
  • Pediatric Transplant Outcomes  
    We’re proud to say that in each of our pediatric transplant programs, patients exceed the national benchmark averages for pediatric transplant survival rates.
  • Pediatric Transplant Research  
    In close affiliation with Emory University School of Medicine, medical transplant professionals at Children’s conduct groundbreaking clinical and laboratory research.
  • Access to Care for Pediatric Transplant Care
    Our aim is to make superior pediatric transplant care available for all children. Children’s works closely with organ procurement organizations, provides temporary housing for patient families and has contracts with a number of managed care organizations.