Childhood is unpredictable, but great care isn’t. In the Sutter Health network, hundreds of pediatric specialists are available to make sure every child gets the right care in the right setting at the right time. From the simplest cases to the most complex diseases and conditions, specialists are trained and experienced in helping children.
Compassionate Specialty Care for Kids
Care in the Right Place
Through the Sutter Health network, pediatric specialists provide care for conditions such as asthma, allergies, ADHD, skin conditions and sports injuries close to where you live. We also offer specialized programs for:
- Cleft palate and craniofacial defects
- Childhood obesity and weight management
- Congenital heart defects and pediatric cardiology care
- Cystic fibrosis (CF)
- Developmental delays
- Epilepsy and other seizure disorders
- Premature birth
- Mental health conditions
- Sickle cell disorder
- Sleep disorders
- Type 1 and 2 diabetes
Radiologists with subspecialized expertise in reading pediatric X-ray, ultrasound, CT, MRI and PET medical imaging help your pediatrician get the most accurate information possible to plan your child’s treatment and get to the bottom of puzzling symptoms.
Experts in the Unexpected
At our Pediatric Urgent Care and Emergency centers, specialists are ready to help your child should a serious accident or illness occur. We offer specialty pediatric care for infectious diseases, concussion treatment (pediatric neurology), microsurgery and breaks in growing bones. When necessary, our pediatric intensive care teams provide compassionate, critical care to children.
Health and Wellness
The Wongs adopted two girls with spina bifida and found comprehensive care from the specialists at Sutter Children's Center in Sacramento.
Sutter registered nurse Gabriella Frank shares how Dr. Herbsman's care helped her through a health scare—and inspired her career.
Mom drives an hour and a half to CPMC after a nurse says her daughter's fingertip can't be reattached.
Abby was known as 'angry baby' until her parents saw something wasn't right. Thanks to Sutter's pediatric specialists, Abby is happy and thriving.
Born prematurely at 23 weeks, Ellie's chances of survival were slim. But doctors at Sutter Children's Center never gave up on her.
Tyler was named starting quarterback of his high school football team. It was like a dream come true until the day he couldn’t catch his breath.
They thought it was just a migraine, but it turns out Thomas, 13, had a brain tumor that required immediate surgery.
Cash Goeppert is regaining limited motor function thanks to pioneer medication (Spinraza) treatment at Sutter Children's Center Sacramento.
Maternal and Infant Health Research
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