At ProMedica Toledo Children’s Hospital, we're dedicated to providing our youngest patients and their families with a positive experience. With a combination of excellent facilities and skilled, compassionate staff, we strive every day to meet this commitment. Below, we have listed many of our major hospital services along with contact information for each. Please use this information to connect to our hospital services. If no number is listed for a service, please feel free to contact us at our main number (419-291-KIDS (5437)) for more information.
When asthma is the diagnosis, you want your child to receive the best care. ProMedica Toledo Children’s Hospital has earned a specialty certification for pediatric asthma, awarded by The Joint Commission. Because we are committed to the highest standards of care for children with asthma, it means that you and your child will learn more about warning signs and how to better control asthma. Please call 419-291-2207 to register for asthma education.
Hearing loss can be difficult to recognize and diagnose in infants and small children. That’s why pediatric audiology services are so helpful for children and their parents: they are able to identify problems with hearing and speech even when patients are very young. Toledo Children's Hospital provides diagnosis and treatment for speech, language, voice, and hearing disorders from birth through age 3.
Autism has become an epidemic—1 in 88 children born today will be diagnosed with autism. While the cause of autism is not known, an early-intervention treatment program will greatly improve the outlook for most young children with autism.
Behavioral Medicine Programs
Emotional wellness is a challenging endeavor for adults, and it can be even more so for children and adolescents. Younger patients have specific needs for behavioral medicine services. Specialists need to know how to engage with children and adolescents and how to let them communicate their needs. The Child/Adolescent Behavioral Medicine Program at Toledo Children's Hospital offers a range of inpatient and outpatient services designed to meet the specific needs of children and adolescents.
Toledo Children's Hospital offers a full range of inpatient and outpatient heart services to infants, children, adolescents, and young adults with pediatric cardiovascular disorders. Cardiologists are available for inpatient and outpatient consultation and emergency care 24 hours a day. Services include: diagnostic heart catheterization; ECG; event recording; exercise testing; echo cardiography; fetal echocardiology; holter monitoring; tilt table testing; transthoracic and transesophageal procedures.
For more information or to schedule an appointment, please call 800-350-9146 or 419-291-7800. You can also learn more about heart care at ProMedica.
Undergoing treatment for a serious illness can have a strong emotional impact on a child. The child life program at ProMedica Toledo Children’s Hospital seeks to reduce this impact by helping children understand and cope with their illness, and adjust to the hospital environment. Our child life specialists work as part of the medical team to help children feel as comfortable and secure as possible.
In addition to our trained child life specialists, our team is comprised of art and music therapists, and a certified teacher, who are all focused on your child’s physical, emotional and educational needs.
Children's Safe Harbor Outpatient Services
Children’s Safe Harbor is a collaboration between Toledo Children's Hospital and Harbor Behavioral Healthcare. Through this collaboration, we offer outpatient mental health and behavioral health services for patients ages 6 months – 18 years, including assessment, therapy and medication management.
If you would like more information or to schedule an appointment, please call 419-291-8892.
Chronic Care Connection (formerly known as Project D.O.C.C.)
Chronic Care Connection (formerly known as Project D.O.C.C.) is a medical education program at ProMedica Toledo Children’s Hospital. The program works to improve the quality of life for children who are chronically ill and/or disabled byencouraging parents to be teachers. For more information or to schedule a presentation, please call 419-291-1563.
Cleft Lip and Palate Clinic
It is not uncommon for children to be born with a cleft lip or cleft palate. The conditions are far from life-threatening and can be corrected through surgery or managed through therapy. At ProMedica Toledo Children’s Hospital, our team of professionals provides a number of such services at the Cleft Lip and Palate Clinic.
Critical Care Medicine
Critical injuries require fast attention by well-trained specialists who know how to react when there’s not a moment to spare. Providing pediatric critical care demands a precise, coordinated effort by a number of highly trained professionals. Toledo Children's Hospital provides a full range of intensive care services for pediatric patients, from infants through young adults.
Cystic Fibrosis Center of Northwest Ohio
Early diagnosis and comprehensive treatment plans are vital to living well with cystic fibrosis. CF is a genetic disorder. For children and young adults, it is one of the more common chronic lung diseases. We at the Cystic Fibrosis Center of Northwest Ohio are dedicated to helping our patients handle CF.
To contact the Cystic Fibrosis Center, please call 800-227-2959 or 419-291-2207. If you have a need after regular business hours or on a weekend, please call 419-291-4000 and ask to speak with the pediatric pulmonologist on call.
Children's Safe Harbor, a behavior and wellness center provided by Toledo Children's Hospital and Harbor Behavioral Healthcare, offers diagnosis and treatment of attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), learning disabilities, developmental delays (cognitive, language, motor, social), mental retardation, language disorders, and autism spectrum disorders for children up to 18 years of age. Using a team approach, our physicians work with a highly qualified staff to diagnose and provide therapy to children with developmental issues or conditions.
For more information or to schedule an appointment, please call 419-291-8892.
Diabetes Care and Endocrinology
Toledo Children's Hospital provides inpatient and outpatient care for children and adolescents with diabetes. Our endocrinologists also can address and help treat short stature, growth delay or delayed puberty, growth hormone deficiency, thyroid disorders and obesity, polycystic ovary syndrome, adrenal disorders, and hormone disorders.
For more information on diabetes care and endocrinology at Toledo Children’s or to schedule an appointment, just call 419-537-5111. You can also learn more about diabetes education throughout ProMedica
When it comes to treating children, physicians must take many factors into consideration. Even in the most stressful emergency treatment situations, pediatric patients can be made to feel comfortable in their surroundings. That’s why we have a dedicated children’s ER at Toledo Children's Hospital. If your child is experiencing a medical emergency, call 911 right away.
Family Advisory Council
The Family Advisory Council (FAC) is the voice for families at ProMedica Toledo Children’s Hospital. The FAC is a partnership between parents and hospital staff members, promoting the concepts of Patient- and Family-Centered Care and enhancing the delivery of health care. Meetings of the Family Advisory Council are held monthly on the second Wednesday at 6:30 p.m. at ProMedica Toledo Children’s Hospital. The FAC discusses policies and procedures that impact families and facilitates activities that enrich the patient and family experience at the hospital.
If your child has a digestive, nutritional, or liver problem, you can rely on the help of a pediatric gastroenterologist to diagnose and treat their condition. At Toledo Children’s Hospital, our highly experienced physicians are able to provide comprehensive, quality care for common and complex gastroenterological and nutrition problems. For more information or to schedule an appointment, please call 419-291-7010.
General Pediatrics (Inpatient)
Toledo Children's Hospital offers patient- and family-centered acute care for children from birth through 17 years of age. The pediatric unit is staffed by hospitalists, resident physicians, registered nurses, licensed practical nurses, respiratory therapists, trained nursing assistants, nutritionists, social workers, child life specialists, and educators. In addition, the staff incorporates family members in the day-to-day care of the patient, which aids in a smooth transition from hospital care to home care.
Genetic tests reveal whether a patient is carrying a gene for a certain disorder. They are performed through an analysis of a small sample of blood or body tissue. In cooperation with Cincinnati Children’s Medical Center, Toledo Children’s Hospital offers comprehensive genetic specialty services. Our services include diagnostic evaluations, risk assessment, management, and treatment and care for children and adults with a variety of genetic conditions. Please call 419-291-5599 with questions or to schedule an appointment.
Hematology/Cancer Care (Oncology Services)
If your child is facing blood disorder or cancer, you can rely on our full spectrum of inpatient and outpatient services in the Debbie Brass Children’s Cancer Center.
We also pride ourselves on the robust research program that allows our patients access to the latest clinical trials. While your child is undergoing treatment, we are also here to provide emotional support for the whole family through our patient care program.
Hospital Pricing Information
Hospital pricing and payment can be topics of concern for many patients. We at ProMedica are committed to communicating with you in advance so that you know what to expect when it comes to the cost of services. Our pricing specialist can review your insurance benefits for the services your doctor has ordered to provide you with an estimate of your final bill. Hospital pricing for the most common health care services provided at ProMedica Toledo Children’s Hospital is available for your convenience. Because what you owe can vary due to your insurance and other factors, we encourage you to call our hospital pricing hotline at 419-824-9015 so we can help determine what your costs may be.
Infant Monitor Program
As the parent of a high-risk infant, you know that your child needs expert care. Toledo Children's Hospital provides a diagnostic, therapeutic and educational program to meet the needs of high-risk infants and to help you in the daily monitoring of your child’s health. We use a team approach with parents and families whose infants’ health conditions require the use of home monitoring services. To contact the Infant Monitor Program, call 419-473-2229 or 800-876-2763.
Inpatient Pediatric Rehabilitation
Certain types of injuries cause physical setbacks, and rehabilitation is frequently required to help patients restore function. Toledo Children’s Hospital offers acute pediatric rehabilitation services for children from birth through age 17. Designated inpatient rooms and a therapy gym provide a pediatric-friendly environment for patients and their families. In addition, children and their families can be served at an acute rehabilitation facility on the campus of Flower Hospital when appropriate.
The multidisciplinary pediatric rehab team includes a pediatric physiatrist (who is board-certified in both pediatrics and physical medicine and rehabilitation); physical, occupational and speech therapists; child life and education specialists; social services; and nursing staff. Their goal is to help your child regain previous levels of independence, as well as to collaborate and partner with the family in your child’s transition to home, outpatient services and school re-entry.
Kids in Safe Seats
Keeping kids safe is a goal the whole community can support. ProMedica Toledo Children's Hospital and the ProMedica Toledo Hospital and the Auxilliary of Toledo Children’s Hospital and Toledo Children's Hospital Auxiliiary fund the Kids in Safe Seats program (K.I.S.S.). Kids in Safe Seats provides parents, guardians and grandparents with a number of services that focus on car seat safety. K.I.S.S. provides participants with the advice of Certified Child Passenger Safety Technicians, reduced cost car seats, updated car seat safety and recall information, instruction on safe restraint options for children with special health care needs, and education on choosing and properly installing children’s safety seats. For more information or to schedule an appointment, call 419-291-7945.
Laboratory and Radiology Services
Toledo Children's Hospital provides pediatric medical imaging and interventional radiology services on an outpatient and inpatient basis for children from birth through young adulthood. For additional information or a list of services, please call 419-291-4134. Learn more about laboratory/radiology services at ProMedica
Newborn Intensive Care Unit
A responsive and nurturing approach to the care of critically ill newborns: that is what the Toledo Children's Hospital offers in our Level III newborn intensive care unit (NICU). The focus of the NICU is to meet the needs of the entire family. To that end, we are sensitive to the family and the developmental needs of the infant. We help family members and health care professionals work together to meet each infant's needs.
When your child has a neurological disorder or developmental delay, you learn to work with your child and your child’s physician to help manage his or her condition. We at Toledo Children's Hospital provide diagnosis and treatment of nervous system disorders in infants, children and adolescents. A neurological workup can identify disorders such as seizures, headache, neuromuscular disease, and tics. Other disorders that can be diagnosed and evaluated include sleep disturbances, developmental delay, brain tumors, traumatic brain injury, autism, and neurobehavioral disorders. Full EEG (brain wave testing) and evoked potential lab services are also available. If you would like more information about neurological services at Toledo Children’s, please call 419-291-5599 or 888-784-0004.
Though the process of neurosurgery can be physically and emotionally challenging for young children and their families, we at ProMedica Toledo Children’s hospital strive to make every step of the process go as smoothly as possible. We provide both inpatient and outpatient surgical services for patients from infancy through adolescence with diseases or injuries of the brain or spinal cord—and we will make sure each patient receives the best possible rehabilitation and home care after surgery. To learn more about neurosurgery at Toledo Children’s, please call 419-479-5590.
Pediatric orthopaedic surgeons treat children from birth through teenage years by caring for problems related to muscles and bones, such as congenital, developmental, inflammatory neoplastic, and metabolic problems. Learn more about orthopaedic surgery and other surgical services at Toledo Children’s, or learn more about orthopaedics throughout ProMedica. For more information or to schedule an appointment, please call 419-291-2345.
As a parent, you know that sinus or ear problems can make your child incredibly uncomfortable. If your child has symptoms that indicate an ear, nose, or throat problem, Toledo Children's Hospital can provide diagnosis and treatment. We frequently perform procedures such as ear surgery, placement of ear tubes, removal of tonsils and adenoids, and sinus surgery. Additional medical and surgical services include ear and audiology treatment, nose and sinus treatment, throat treatment, head and neck treatment, and pediatric ear, nose and throat (ENT) treatment. For more information or to schedule an appointment, please call 419-824-1399.
Outpatient Pediatric Therapy Programs
Total Rehab at Toledo Children’s Hospital uses a comprehensive approach in the treatment of children with special needs. Our pediatric therapists are occupational therapists, physical therapists and speech and language pathologists who specialize in the treatment of children.
Our therapists work together with families and caregivers to ensure maximum progress and develop individualized plans of care with caregivers to meet your child's specific needs.
We provide services through inpatient, outpatient, home-care, and school-based settings. Our services include:
- adaptive equipment modifications
- augmentative communication
- central auditory processing therapy
- cognitive therapy
- computer and environmental accessibility
- diagnostic testing: videofluoroscopy of swallowing and nasendoscopy
- feeding and swallowing therapy
- fine and gross motor training
- infant massage
- mobility training
- neurodevelopmental therapy
- sensory integration
- speech and language therapy
- splinting and casting
For additional information or to schedule an appointment, please call 419-291-8370, or learn more about rehabilitation and therapy at ProMedica.
Pain and Pain Management
As much as we’d like to keep our children from feeling pain, as parents, we know that sometimes it is unavoidable. Illnesses happen. Injuries happen. As a parent, you want to do everything you can to minimize your child’s pain when they receive medical treatments, and you want your child’s care providers to do the same. At Toledo Children’s Hospital, we believe that each child has the right to his or her own assessment, prevention and treatment of pain.
The perinatal and pediatric palliative care program at Toledo Children’s Hospital works to enhance quality of life – in partnership with the child, family and health care professionals – by providing physical, emotional, psychosocial, and spiritual support when a life-threatening condition has been diagnosed.
For more information about Toledo Children's Hospital Palliative Care program, please conact Liz Musolf, in the pediatric oncology/hematology department, by email at liz.musolf@promedica or by phone at 419-291-9500.
Parent Mentor Program
Parent Mentors may provide emotional support, guidance and information to a parent that may be experiencing a difficult time. The program provides the opportunity for parents to ask questions of someone who has dealt with similar issues. This type of interaction has been proven to make parents feel more comfortable, empowered and not alone.
Veteran parents with diverse backgrounds and diverse experiences are trained to be effective mentors. These volunteer mentors help those parenting infants, children and adolescents cope with the experiences that come along with a hospitalization, with a child with a disability or a chronic illness. The Parent Mentor Program is available to all those in a parenting role.
For more information about the program or if you would like a Parent Mentor or would like to become a Parent Mentor, please call 419-291-1563.
Patient, Family and Visitor Safety
Toledo Children’s Hospital makes every effort to ensure your child’s safety, your safety and the safety of your visitors while on the hospital campus. Our security department operates 24 hours a day, seven days per week. If you have any questions about campus safety or security, please call 419-291-4128.
Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
Toledo Children's Hospital provides diagnosis, treatment, management, and coordination of care for children with special physical needs. Pediatric physical medicine and rehabilitation can assist with a vast array of diagnoses including cerebral palsy, traumatic brain injury, spinal cord injury, and other nervous system disorders and muscular disorders. The goal of pediatric physiatry is to improve or restore children's functional levels. These functional levels are based on age-appropriate developmental skills including communication skills.
Frequently, children are referred to physical, occupational, speech, and recreational therapy for treatment. Please speak with your child’s primary care physician, pediatric therapist or other pediatric specialist for a referral.
If your child has respiratory problems, the staff at Toledo Children’s Hospital can diagnose and treat them. We provide a full spectrum of services for infants and children with acute and chronic lung disorders and complex respiratory disease, as well for ventilator-dependent infants and children. Programs are provided for patients with chronic lung disease, cystic fibrosis, bronchopulmonary dysplasia, asthma, and other chronic or acute pulmonary and airway conditions. For more information or to make an appointment, please call 419-291-2207.
The need for accurate, comfortable medical imaging services is just as great for pediatric patients as it is for adults. At Toledo Children's Hospital, we provide pediatric medical imaging and interventional radiology services on an outpatient or inpatient basis from birth through young adulthood. If you have questions about our imaging services, please call 419-291-4134, or learn more about laboratory and radiology services throughout ProMedica.
A pediatric rheumatologist specializes in conditions like arthritis and fibromyalgia that sometimes can be mistaken for simple growing pains. At Toledo Hospital, our staff can help your child learn to be active and healthy even when faced with such illnesses. We diagnose, treat, and provide post-treatment care for a number of joint and tissue pain-related conditions. Please call 419-291-5599 or 888-784-0004 to schedule an appointment.
Safe Kids Greater Toledo
Safe Kids Greater Toledo is a community-based initiative of Safe Kids Worldwide, focused on the prevention of unintentional childhood injuries through public education, community programming, safety product distribution, legislation, and media outreach. ProMedica offers a variety of fun and educational Safe Kids programming, which promotes bike, automobile, pedestrian, home, fire and burn safety. We also provide education about safety for children with special needs. Parents can download the book, Safety Tips for Children with Special Needs (available in Spanish), for general information about injury prevention. For more information, please call 419-291-5993.
If surgery is needed, you want your child to be as comfortable as possible throughout the process. At Toledo Children’s Hospital, we understand that children require detailed explanations of procedures in simple terms. Our patients also want reassurance from staff and a sense of comfort about their surroundings. We are committed to providing our patients with all of these things—along with top-quality surgical services.
When given to premature and fragile babies monthly for six months, Synagis substantially reduces the risk of respiratory syncytial virus (RSV), the most common cause of infant readmissions to the hospital. At Toledo Children’s Hospital, we have a program that provides Synagis to the parents of premature and fragile babies. The Synagis program is coordinated through the Center for Health Services. To find out more about the Synagis program, call 419-291-5599.
Toledo Children's Hospital Emergency Center provides coordinated services so that injured children receive optimal care from the time of injury until discharge, including rehabilitation. Sub-specialists in all pediatric medical and surgical disciplines are readily available to provide care. Learn more about Trauma Care at ProMedica.
Though its effects are often not visible, emotional trauma can impact the well-being of a child just as much as physical trauma does. For children, teens, and families who have experienced any type of traumatic event, Toledo Children’s Hospital provides a unique service called The Cullen Center. A member of the National Child Traumatic Stress Network, the Cullen center offers counseling and group support.
The Cullen Center's vision is that children, adolescents and families who have experienced traumatic events will heal and reclaim their lives within communities that have the knowledge, resources and commitment to support them.
To contact The Cullen Center, please call 419-291-7919 .