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Pediatric Services and Specialties

Children's Hospital offers more pediatric specialties than any other hospital in Knoxville and the greater East Tennessee region. Our services and facilities are staffed with licensed physicians, skilled nurses and other pediatric experts in a variety of medical fields. Take a look at Children's Hospital services and specialties and find out how we can help your child:


Adolescent Gynecology

Pediatric and adolescent health care for girls and young women

Adolescent Medicine

Primary health care for teens and young adults

Developmental-Behavioral Pediatrics

Treatment of learning, developmental and behavioral issues

Neonatal Intensive Care

Neonatal Intensive Care Unit for newborns who are ill or premature (NICU)


Primary health care for the infant, newborn child and the early adolescent

Pediatric Allergy & Immunology

The care of children with allergies and disorders of the immune system

Pediatric Anesthesiology

The administration of drugs to help a patient to sleep for surgery

Pediatric Cardiology

The care of children with heart problems or abnormalities

Pediatric Dentistry & Pedodontics

Dental care and dental surgery for children

Pediatric Dermatology

The treatment of skin problems and diseases specific to children

Pediatric Emergency Medicine

The treatment of sick or injured children in an Emergency Department setting.

Pediatric Endocrinology

Treatment of growth and development problems, including diabetes.

Pediatric Forensic Medicine

Evaluation and diagnosis of possible child abuse and mistreatment

Pediatric Gastroenterology

Treatment of disorders of the digestive system

Pediatric Hematology & Oncology

The care of children with blood disorders and cancers

Pediatric Infectious Diseases

Treatment of infections and infectious illnesses

Pediatric Critical Care

Treatment of seriously ill or injured children in a Pediatric Intensive Care Unit (PICU)

Pediatric Nephrology

Medical treatment of kidney problems and diseases

Pediatric Neurology

The care of children with disorders of the nervous system

Pediatric Neurosurgery

Surgical treatment of problems of the brain and spinal cord

Pediatric Ophthalmology

Specialized care of the eyes, including eye surgery for children

Pediatric Orthopedics

Care for muscular and skeletal system disorders

Pediatric Otolaryngology

Treatment of problems of the ear, nose and throat

Pediatric Pulmonology

Lung diseases, breathing problems, asthma, chronic bronchitis, pneumonia

Pediatric Radiology

X-rays, CT scans, MRI, nuclear medicine and ultrasounds

Pediatric Reconstructive Surgery

Plastic and reconstructive surgery for infants and children

Pediatric Sedation

Medication to help patients relax or sleep before a procedure

Pediatric Sleep Medicine

Diagnosis and treatment of sleep disorders, snoring, sleep apnea

Pediatric Surgery

General surgery for infants, children and young adults

Pediatric Urology

Medical and surgical treatment of kidney and bladder disorders


High-risk pregnancy care for both mother and child

Physical Medicine, Rehabilitation and Physiatry

Physical therapy, occupational therapy, speech therapy, physiatry


Child Life

Easing child's anxiety through play in a healing and educating manner

Clinical Laboratory

Diagnostics: hematology, microbiology, immunology, serology, blood bank

Lifeline Transport Services

Transport to NICU and PICU from outlying hospitals in a mobile intensive care unit

Pediatric Home Health Care

Follow-up care to children who do not need to be in the hospital

Pediatric Hospitalist

Pediatricians who provide care for hospitalized pediatric patients

Pediatric Weight Management

Clinical nutrition services and medical nutrition therapy

Social Work

Helping patients and families deal with stresses resulting from illness