The UNC Pediatric Global Health program seeks to train the next generation of pediatricians to be globally-minded, regardless of where they practice, to advocate for worldwide health equity and to improve the health of children in low-resource countries through research, education, and clinical care.
When your child needs the highest level of care and attention for a critical illness or injury, our physicians, nurses, and other healthcare providers have the knowledge and skill to help your child achieve the best possible outcome.
Pediatric Genetics and Metabolism offers diagnosis management and genetic counseling for children and adults with disorders that are known or suspected to be inherited (passed down from a family member), resulting from a change in a person’s genetic code. Such disorders include birth defects, chromosomal abnormalities, unexplained mental retardation and inborn errors of metabolism (the process of how substances in cells or tissues are broken down for energy or are synthesized).
Pediatric Allergy, Immunology, and Rheumatology (AIR) assists in the diagnosis and management of children with known or suspected immune deficiencies, rheumatologic or autoimmune diseases, and allergic diseases
Pediatric Emergency Medicine provides the highest quality and technologically advanced emergency medical care to ill and injured children in the Triangle area, as well as throughout the state. UNC Children’s emergency department offers a full range of primary, tertiary, and quaternary subspecialty care attached to the Triangle’s only Level I pediatric trauma center (one of only 41 in the entire U.S.).
Pediatric Endocrinology and Diabetes studies and treats diseases and disorders of the glands in children. Endocrine diseases include growth problems; deficiencies or excesses of hormones from the pituitary, thyroid, adrenal or pancreas; disorders of sex differentiation; and diabetes.
Pediatric Pulmonology provides comprehensive outpatient and inpatient clinical services for infants and children with lung problems. Some of the conditions treated in our clinics include chronic cough, chronic wheezing, recurrent pneumonia, airway problems, bronchitis, apnea (where breathing stops temporarily), sleep disorders, and cystic fibrosis.
Neonatal-Perinatal Medicine provides care for critically ill newborns and premature infants in the Newborn Critical Care Center (NCCC) at N.C. Children’s Hospital. The division’s Special Infant Care Clinic also provides evaluation of graduates from the NCCC.
Pediatric Infectious Diseases assists in the diagnosis and management of children with a variety of known or suspected infections as well as immune deficiencies. Children are commonly referred for outpatient evaluation of recurrent or prolonged infections, persistent fever, suspected immune deficiency, enlarged lymph nodes, pneumonia, and a wide range of childhood infections.
Pediatric Hematology-Oncology is a member of the UNC Department of Pediatrics, UNC Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center, and the Children’s Oncology Group. Its mission is to treat and cure children and adolescents with cancer and blood diseases who live in North Carolina through participation both in national and local treatment protocols.
General Pediatrics and Adolescent Medicine offers comprehensive primary care to children from birth through age 21. Our medical team also provides comprehensive hospital care to children of all ages admitted to N.C. Children’s Hospital, including babies in the newborn nursery at N.C. Women’s Hospital.
Pediatric Gastroenterology and Hepatology specializes in the diagnosis and treatment of disorders involving the gastrointestinal tract (GI), including the esophagus, stomach, intestine tract, liver, biliary tree and pancreas, in children and adolescents. Our division performs an extensive range of related diagnostic and therapeutic procedures, provide nutrition consultations, and manage children before and after liver transplants.