The Department of Pediatrics at the University of North Carolina School of Medicine has 12 specialized divisions that treat pediatric patients:

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Genetics and Metabolism

Posted 1 month ago

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).

Division of Cardiology

Pediatric Cardiology

Posted 5 months ago

Pediatric Cardiology offers modern, comprehensive diagnostic and therapeutic services to patients with known or suspected heart disease.

Emergency care at UNC Children's

Pediatric Emergency Medicine

Posted 5 months ago

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.).

Diabetes care at UNC Children's

Pediatric Endocrinology and Diabetes

Posted 5 months ago

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 at UNC

Pediatric Pulmonology

Posted 5 months ago

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.

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Pediatric Nephrology and Hypertension

Posted 5 months ago

Pediatric Nephrology and Hypertension provides diagnosis and management of kidney disorders and treatment of advanced kidney disease in infants, children and adolescents.

Neonatal-Perinatal Medicine

Posted 5 months ago

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.

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Pediatric Infectious Diseases

Posted 5 months ago

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.

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Pediatric Hematology-Oncology

Posted 5 months ago

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 at UNC Children's

General Pediatrics and Adolescent Medicine

Posted 5 months ago

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.

GI care at UNC Children's

Pediatric Gastroenterology and Hepatology

Posted 5 months ago

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.