About Kosair Children's Hospital

For more than a century, Kosair Children's Hospital and its predecessor hospitals have cared for the children of Kentucky and Southern Indiana without regard to their families' ability to pay. Kosair Children's Hospital is Kentucky's only full-service, free-standing pediatric care facility dedicated exclusively to caring for children and is an advocate for the health and well-being of all children. The 263-bed hospital serves as the primary pediatric teaching facility for the University of Louisville School of Medicine.

Kosair Children's Hospital received the prestigious Magnet designation recognizing excellence in nursing from the American Nurses Credentialing Center in 2007 and again in 2013.

Kosair Children's Hospital was ranked among the top children's hospitals nationwide in eight of 10 specialties in U.S. News Media Group's Best Children's Hospitals 2012-13 rankings, now available online at