Pediatric Specialty Care

Our vision? Together, we transform the health of children.

And our purpose? To bring hope and healing to the children and families we serve by caring for one child at a time, while advancing education, research, and care on behalf of all children.
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By working as one health care team centered on our patients, University of Minnesota Masonic Children’s Hospital along with the entire Fairview system will create exceptional care experiences for children and their families in Minnesota and around the world.

Our Beliefs:
  • The child comes first.
  • The child and family are the drivers of decision making.
  • Families are the child’s primary strength and support and are key partners in the inter-disciplinary team.
  • Education and research are critical to the care we provide. We continually drive to discover new knowledge that directly and positively impacts the care we provide.
  • All care is developmentally and culturally appropriate.

Our Guiding Principles
  • We deliver an exceptional and seamless patient and family centered experience.
  • We value, champion and live team-based care. We are ONE interdisciplinary health care team.
  • We embrace the spirit of children
  • We research to discover and deliver leading-edge treatments and cures for every child we serve.
  • We educate the current and next generation of pediatric medical professionals.
  • We are an academic pediatric health care system. We are known for highly specialized pediatric care locally, nationally, and internationally.
  • We serve our local communities as their community hospital.
  • We embrace a culture of quality and performance excellence and use measurement and meaningful data to drive improvement.
  • We use our resources effectively to improve quality and patient experience while reducing the overall cost of care to our patients and their families.

Conditions & Treatments

  • Pediatric Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia

    Acute lymphoblastic leukemia (ALL) is the most common cancer that affects children. ALL is a rapidly progressing cancer of the blood and bone marrow. It occurs when the bone marrow makes too many immature white blood cells.

  • Pediatric Acute Myeloid Leukemia

    Acute myeloid leukemia (AML) is among the more common cancers that affect children. AML is a rapidly progressing cancer of the blood and bone marrow that produces large numbers of abnormal blood cells.

  • Adoption Medicine Program

    The Adoption Medicine Clinic at University of Minnesota Masonic Children’s Hospital is internationally recognized and offers comprehensive care using a team approach to ensure better mental, developmental and physical health for children who are adopted or in foster care.

  • Pediatric Adrenal Disorders

    The adrenal glands sit on top of the kidneys and make hormones such as cortisol, aldosterone and sex hormones. Adrenal disorders include Addison’s disease and Cushing’s syndrome.

  • Adrenoleukodystrophy

    M Health Fairview is committed to treating Adrenoleukodystrophy, and all health issues that arise in our lives, with personalized, breakthrough care.

  • Arrhythmia

    M Health Fairview is committed to treating Arrhythmia Pediatrics, and all health issues that arise in our lives, with personalized, breakthrough care.

  • Pediatric Arthritis

    The most common type of juvenile arthritis is juvenile idiopathic arthritis (JIA). JIA is an autoimmune disorder in which the body’s immune system attacks healthy cells for an unknown reason.

  • Pediatric Asthma

    Asthma is a chronic condition characterized by the inflammation and narrowing of the lungs and airways, which causes a variety of respiratory symptoms resulting from reduced airflow to the lungs. Asthma cannot be cured, but it can be managed effectively.

  • Pediatric Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder

    Attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder, or ADHD, is a common condition that can develop in childhood and continue through adolescence and adulthood. Young people with ADHD may have difficulty completing schoolwork, getting along with others, and finishing tasks.

  • Aural Rehabilitation

    M Health Fairview offers Aural Rehabilitation, and we're committed to providing you with personalized, breakthrough care.

  • Autism and Anxiety Spectrum

    M Health Fairview is committed to treating Autism And Anxiety Spectrum, and all health issues that arise in our lives, with personalized, breakthrough care.

  • Pediatric Autism Spectrum Disorder - ASD

    ASD (“autism spectrum disorder”) is a neurodevelopmental disorder that affects social interaction, communication, play skills, behavior and interests. It is usually a lifelong condition, but many people with ASD make significant progress with the appropriate interventions.