Children's Hospital of San Antonio: Raising children's health care to a higher level
Serving more than 150,000 children each year, Children's Hospital of San Antonio is the only academic Children's hospital in San Antonio. The Children's Hospital has been providing comprehensive pediatric services at one location since 1959. From neonatal intensive care to children's emergency services, state-of-the-art cancer treatments, diabetes research, titanium rib implants, a heart program especially designed for children with congenital heart defects, the only cystic fibrosis center in the city, and a specialized asthma program, Children's Hospital of San Antonio continues to provide quality, innovative care specifically designed to meet the unique needs of children. The Children's Hospital of San Antonio is transforming its 800,000 square foot campus with an initial investment of $135 million and an additional $41 million to purchase the latest, most advanced equipment and technology. This vibrant space is 100 percent dedicated to caring for children. The Children's Hospital of San Antonio is part of CHRISTUS Health, the 6th largest health system in the U.S. with $4.8 billion in assets. CHRISTUS Health includes a network of 350 locations, 50 hospitals and long-term acute care facilities, 175 clinics and outpatient centers here and in Mexico.