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What began in 1940 as a pediatric orthopedic institute is now a world-renowned full-service children's hospital. Today, families from all over the globe turn to Nemours/Alfred I. duPont Hospital for Children to care for their kids.
As the first location of one of the nation's largest pediatric health systems, we're considered one of the safest children's hospitals in the country with some of the best doctors and best nurses around. U.S. News & World Report ranks us among the nation's Best Children's Hospitals in eight specialties, including Cardiology and Orthopedics. And we've been named one of the country's top workplaces. We strive for excellence in everything we do. We want your family to have an exceptional experience and receive compassionate, comprehensive care — every time.
To improve access, we try to see new patients within five days. For one family, this led to life-saving heart care for their baby.
*Once they receive a badge, parents, guardians and other identified family care providers or visitors are welcome in the hospital 24 hours a day, 7 days a week (in accordance with patient and family preferences and the clinical judgment of the patient’s care team).