At a Glance

Stanford Medicine Children's Health, with Lucile Packard Children's Hospital Stanford at its core, offers comprehensive clinical services, from treatments for rare and complex conditions to primary care.

We provide care in more than 150 medical specialties

Our exceptional care extends far beyond the hospital walls. Today, our Stanford physicians and health care teams offer comprehensive clinical services at more than 60 locations. We've expanded our clinical programs to regional centers and have brought our specialists and subspecialists inside more than a dozen top hospitals across the western United States—and we have Stanford Medicine Children's Health primary care providers in dozens of locations across the Bay Area. We provide fertility services, normal and complex obstetrical care, multidisciplinary fetal care and perinatal genetics, and neonatology services all in one place. As global leaders in obstetrical and neonatal care, our physician-scientists have advanced their field in the United States for more than half a century.

Together, our network offers a full spectrum of premiere pediatric and obstetrical care close to where our patients and their families live.

Key statistics

  FY16 FY17 FY18
Bed count      
Our licensed beds 302 302 364
Medical staff 908 1,040  1,131
Hospital employees 3,663 4,399 4,918
Births 4,585 4,351 4,500
Inpatient surgical cases 3,519 3,689 3,477
Outpatient surgical cases 4,417 4,653 5,273
Inpatient discharges 13,146 12,988 13,623
Emergency department visits 17,573 17,613 18,453
Total physician visits 509,852 523,744 547,121


Medical and surgery subspecialties including allergy, dermatology, fertility and reproductive health, orthopedics, and 150+ other programs and services.

In collaboration with Stanford Medicine Health Care’s Emergency Department, we are one of only five Level 1 pediatric trauma centers in California verified by the American College of Surgeons, we meet the unique needs of injured children and adolescents through timely, effective, and family-centered care.

Expanding access to care

Our market strategy is to be the pediatric subspecialty care provider of choice for Northern California. To achieve this goal, we have focused on building and cultivating joint venture partnerships with large medical systems in  the Bay Area.

As the only Bay Area network of pediatric  and obstetric primary care, we’re making our services available within 10 miles of every home via our pediatric practices and several, strategically located specialty centers, telehealth services, and more.

Hospital partners

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The Stanford Medicine Children's Health network

Stanford Medicine Children’s Health offers comprehensive health care for kids and pregnant moms in more than 65 locations across the Bay Area. Access to Excellence.