• Your Visit

    Thank you for choosing Cincinnati Children’s for your child’s care. Your first visit is a good opportunity for our team of specialists to get to know your family, better understand your child’s medical history and begin developing the best treatment plan. While here, you and your family will be treated with respect and compassion. We encourage you to ask questions and share information to help us best meet your child’s needs.

    How to Prepare

    Our care team would like to learn as much about your child’s medical background as possible before your first visit. Please complete the medical history forms provided to you and bring them to your first appointment. These forms, along with records your referring physician sends to our team, will help us make the most of our time together. Be sure to include information about prescriptions, over-the-counter medications, vitamins and herbal and nutritional supplements your child may be taking.

    Preparing for a Hospital Stay

    Cincinnati Children’s provides extensive information for families whose children will be staying at the hospital for any length of time.

    Getting Here

    Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center is near downtown Cincinnati and is easily accessible by air and ground transportation.

    Our Guest Services team can assist you in handling the many logistics related to your visit. We provide maps and directions, parking information and additional resources for families traveling to Cincinnati Children’s.

  • During your visit to Cincinnati Children's, we want to get to know you and your family.

    During your visit to Cincinnati Children's, we want to get to know you and your family.

  • Cincinnati Children’s Family Pet Center

    In August 2013, Cincinnati Children’s opened a Family Pet Center that enables patients on extended stays to visit with their own family pets while at the medical center.

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  • Pain Management

    Learn more about how our physicians diagnose and treat post-surgical pain and other severe pain.

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