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Children's Care

With nearly a century of experience caring for children—we know kids. Avera’s network of pediatric experts and award winning facilities make us second to none in children’s health care. But we also recognize that you know your child better than anyone. That’s why we value your partnership in providing the best possible care for your child and will keep you involved every step of the way. Together, we build healthy children and happy families.

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What Sets Us Apart?

  • A five-state network of outstanding facilities and pediatric professionals dedicated to children’s health
  • A continuum of care for children at a location close to you—family practice, pediatric specialists, clinics, hospitals, urgent care, CuraQuick locations and even CareView telemedicine connecting doctors and remote patients
  • Family-centered children’s medical services delivered with the care and compassion Avera is known for
  • Avera Behavioral Health Center–-with units designed specifically for children and adolescents--because we believe comprehensive care means caring for the whole person - body, mind and spirit

Avera Children's Hospital & Clinics

We have the region’s only children’s hospital offering the highest level of truly comprehensive care.

  • 110+ beds devoted exclusively to the care of infants, children and adolescents.
  • 20 distinct pediatric specialties and 30+ physicians with the expertise to care for virtually any child. This includes advanced critical care and trauma, neonatology, specialized surgery, cardiology, behavioral health and much more.
  • Level III Neonatal Intensive Care Unit - staffed by physicians, nurse practitioners and staff trained in high risk neonatal care. Our NICU offers a full range of services including varying levels of care from intermediate to critical and unstable infants.
  • We are a member of the National Association of Children's Hospitals and Related Institutions - recognized for our dedication to high quality, cost effective care, and providing education, support and advocacy for children and families.
  • Our promise to families – demonstrating our commitment to family-centered care

Behavioral Health

At Avera, we care for the whole child—body, mind and spirit. Avera Behavioral Health Center is the region's leader in behavioral health care offering:

  • state-of-the-art units designed specifically for children and adolescents
  • psychiatrists and psychologists who dedicate their practice solely to caring for children
  • compassionate, personalized care tailored to your child’s unique needs
  • innovative treatment methods such as Art in Healing Therapy
  • proven outcomes: our patients have ranked Avera Behavioral Health Center in the top 10% nationwide in overall satisfaction
Learn more about our services for children and families »

Healthy Kids

The Avera Children’s Health Center provides a wealth of information on newborn, child and adolescent health.

Dental Care For Children

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