Why Choose Doernbecher
More pediatric specialists than anywhere else in Oregon
We have more than 1,000 doctors, nurses and staff all specially trained in pediatric care and dedicated exclusively to your child’s needs. That’s why more pediatricians and family medicine physicians from Oregon and southwest Washington refer their patients to OHSU Doernbecher Children’s Hospital.
A kid-friendly place
We recognize that kids must be kids, and that smiles are an important part of helping your child get better. That’s why everything about Doernbecher is designed just for kids – from playrooms and playgrounds, to medical equipment and exam procedures.
Family centered care
We also understand that you and your family are your child’s most important source of support and nurturing throughout their treatment and recovery. For that reason we make sure you’re an integral part of the planning and decision making process regarding your child’s care. Together we’ll work as a team for the benefit of your child.
Breakthrough pediatric treatments
As part of Oregon’s only academic health center, Doernbecher is the only place in the state where breakthrough pediatric research quickly translates into new treatments and access to life-changing care; giving you and your child new hope.
Pediatric Heart Care
Doernbecher offers the broadest spectrum of pediatric heart services in the region. We are proud to be one of the top pediatric cardiology programs in the nation. Doernbecher provides expert care for all heart diseases and conditions in infants and children. You and your child have access to a complete range of comprehensive heart care services. Our specialized treatments include:
– Pediatric cardiac surgery
– Cardiac intensive care
– Pediatric cardiac electrophysiology and arrhythmia treatment
– High cholesterol treatment for children
Our pediatric cardiologists have evaluated and treated thousands of children and young adults with congenital heart disease. Our pediatric heart surgeons perform more than 250 heart surgeries each year.
In addition to our outstanding pediatric heart surgeons, a team of pediatric heart care specialists involving doctors, physician assistants, perfusionists, nurses, respiratory therapists, social workers and technicians work together to provide the highest quality care for children with heart disease. Our team is committed to continuous improvement to our approach and treatment of pediatric heart disease to ensure exceptional care today and tomorrow.
Pediatric Consultations and Referrals
Doernbecher is committed to delivering excellent support and service to you and your patients. From phone consultations to quick and easy referral transitions, we work hard to care for your patients when they are in need of a specialist. In addition to providing exceptional care for children, Doernbecher is also committed to delivering excellent support and service to referring providers. We recognize that we are an extension of your office and the care team in your community. For that reason, our goal is to work in partnership with you by readily sharing information regarding your patient’s care plan and progress. As Oregon’s only academic health center, we are a regional resource for expertise and consultative service to providers throughout Oregon, Southwest Washington, and the Northwest. Specifically, we can provide the following resources to healthcare professionals:
– Consultation and referrals
– Clinical trials
– Continuing education
OHSU Doernbecher Children’s Hospital
10th floor 700 S.W. Campus Drive, Portland, OR 97239