Children’s Specialty Care

Your family is able to stay in our community while your child receives specialized care for certain illnesses thanks to a team of pediatric nurses and physicians.

Children's Specialty Care includes the following programs and services:

Children’s Infusion Center

This infusion center includes pint-sized equipment and other soothing amenities created just for children and adolescents receiving blood and medication infusion treatments.

Cystic Fibrosis Program

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This program is a partnership between the University of Nevada School of Medicine, Stanford University and Renown Children's Hospital.

The Cystic Fibrosis program is one of 55 affiliate programs nationwide approved for accreditation as an affiliate program by the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation Center Committee, allowing our patients in northern Nevada to join more than 25 clinical trials with Stanford University.

To make an appointment, please call 775-982-5123.

If your child is living with Cystic Fibrosis, visit our online KidsHealth Library for games, activities and education for more information on living with Cystic Fibrosis, including diet and nutrition tips, including recipes.

Asthma Program

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As the region's only Children’s Asthma Program, our team provides sophisticated advice and treatment.

To make an appointment, please call 775-982-5073.

Visit our online Asthma Center in our KidsHealth Library where you'll find asthma related health information, interactive videos and activities for parents, teens and kids.

Infant Head Shape Program

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The program offers early evaluation and possible treatment for head abnormalities that sometimes occur during childbirth or infancy.

Our team is able to evaluate patients without a need for imaging. Those with severe deformities are treated with helmets by experienced helmet orthotists. The helmets are fitted and adjusted on site, saving parents multiple visits.

Watch Video: New Technology Assists in Infant Head Shaping

For more information, or to make an appointment, call Children’s Specialty Care at 775-982-5123.

David & Judy Hess Children’s Imaging Center

Children's ImagingHome to the region's first and only low-dose 128-slice CT scanner and our full-time pediatric radiologist, the David & Judy Hess Children's Imaging Center opened in July 2013.

The CT scanner is specially designed just for kids and minimizes radiation exposure by as much as 80 percent. It takes images faster, decreasing the time a child spends in the CT. CT scans are used to evaluate head, neck or spine injuries, as well as abdominal and neurological disorders.

The Children’s Imaging Center was made possible by a generous donation from local philanthropists David and Judy Hess.

For more information, call 775-982-KIDS(5437).

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