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Duke Children's Hospital & Health Center
Duke Children’s Hospital & Health Center is ranked among the top children’s hospitals nationally in nine specialties by U.S. News & World Report and provides care for thousands of pediatric patients every year. Duke Children’s Hospital is a “hospital within a hospital” within Duke Central Tower and Duke University Hospital. It contains pediatric and neonatal intensive care units. The Duke Children's Health Center, adjacent to Duke University Hospital, provides an attractive, family-friendly setting for a variety of specialized pediatric services.
See scenes from the Duke Children's move to Duke Central Tower. The building is the product of years of planning to build new facilities and offer state-of- the-art health care services across Duke University Health System. With the move to Duke Central Tower, pediatric patients and their families, especially those with extended stays, have an opportunity to stay together in a more comfortable setting.
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The interior of the Duke Children's Health Center.
Duke Children's Hospital & Health Center is located at 2301 Erwin Rd, Durham, NC 27710.
The spacious Duke Children’s Hospital waiting area that is located inside of Duke Central Tower.
The Duke Children’s Hospital waiting area offers family and friends plenty of space and natural lighting.
Family and friends are able to view the Duke University Chapel from the Duke Children’s Hospital waiting area.
A spacious inpatient care room located inside of the Duke Children's Hospital.
One of the children’s activity rooms inside of the Duke Children's Hospital.
Coach K with a family at Duke Children's 2016 Radiothon.