Children's Hospital is part of the UPMC family.
At UPMC Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh, we believe that patients and families have the right to know (and should know):
This site will provide you with resources to help you decide whether Children’s Hospital is the best choice for your child and family.
Our patient safety and quality teams ensure that the Hospital is held to the highest of standards. Through an unwavering joint commitment to teamwork and excellence, we closely monitor care and seek opportunities to improve. We use Continuous Performance Improvement, a methodology that achieves highly reliable and safe patient outcomes and encourages transformative process improvement.
We believe that quality and safety come from transparency, consideration of patients and families alike, the continued growth and education of our professionals, and maintaining a progressive, cutting-edge approach to our world-renowned care.
UPMC Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh is known nationally and internationally for excellence in pediatric medicine and for providing comprehensive, family-centered primary and specialty care.
If you have kids, be glad you have Children’s.
At UPMC Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh, we have a responsibility to provide excellence in clinical care and patient safety. One way that we do this is by consistently evaluating our policies and performance against the requirements and recommendations of national leaders, both governmental and private agencies.
The Pennsylvania Department of Health Division of Acute and Ambulatory Care is responsible for the licensing and oversight of Pennsylvania’s 264 hospitals. The division conducts Medicare and licensure surveys, and conducts complaint and incident investigations.
The Joint Commission (TJC) is an independent, non-profit organization that accredits and certifies Children’s Hospital along with more than 20,500 health care organizations and programs in the United States. These institutions are recognized as being commitment to high quality performance, and take steps to prevent medical errors according to National Patient Safety Goals. These goals have been determine by a panel of national safety experts who review the types and causes of medical errors.
We believe in exceeding the minimum standards that are required by these accrediting bodies.
Over the past five years, UPMC Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh has received many accolades for our groundbreaking medical care, focus on patient safety, and innovations in information technology:
In addition to these prestigious national awards, Children’s physicians, nurses, and other caregivers have been recognized through the following local awards:
Children's Hospital's main campus is located in the Lawrenceville neighborhood. Our main hospital address is:
UPMC Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh
One Children’s Hospital Way
4401 Penn Ave.
Pittsburgh, PA 15224
In addition to the main hospital, Children's has many convenient locations in other neighborhoods throughout the greater Pittsburgh region.
With myCHP, you can request appointments, review test results, and more.
For questions about a hospital bill call:
To pay your bill online, please visit UPMC's online bill payment system.
Interested in giving to Children's Hospital? Visit Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh Foundation's website to make a donation online.