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HEART CENTER

The premier provider of cardiac care for children in the intermountain west. Our team approach provides care for children with a variety congenital heart defects..

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ORTHOPEDICS

Our team provides management and treatment for children with sarcoma, scoliosis, spina bifida, sports injuries, musculoskeletal trauma, and other conditions.

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NEUROLOGY & NEUROSURGERY

Provides diagnosis, management, and treatment for childhood stroke, spina bifida, epilepsy, neuromuscular disease, severe headaches, and other conditions.

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CANCER & BLOOD DISEASE

Our specialized teams plan and use the most promising new treatments for childhood cancer through comprehensive care, educational resources, and research.

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July 21st, 2017 Jennifer Toomer-Cook

Some preschoolers like to talk about their new toys or new shoes. Stasia Scharman likes to talk about her new heart. Three-year-old Stasia is one of 13 patients at Primary Children’s Hospital who received a heart transplant in 2016, helping them to live longer, healthier lives. And successes like Stasia’s helped lift Primary Children’s to […]

July 20th, 2017 Spencer Wright

Nearly every day at 3:30 p.m., 5-year-old Krista Terry makes her rounds in the Children’s Surgical Unit (CSU) at Primary Children’s Hospital to hand out candy to the nurses and other caregivers. It’s a hobby that in years’ past wouldn’t have been possible because of her heart condition. As a newborn, Krista was diagnosed with […]

July 17th, 2017 Whitney Henrie

Warm weather and no school often means family travel time. By road or air, here are 12 tips to help you and your kids have fun and travel safe this summer. On the Road Buckle up! Using seatbelts is the single most important thing a family can do to stay safe in the car. Check […]

July 12th, 2017 Primary Children's Hospital

A hit of caffeine from morning coffee or an afternoon energy shot may be OK for adults, but can prove problematic for children. What is Caffeine? You can find caffeine in coffee, soda, ice cream, chocolate, energy drinks, medication and more, but contrary to popular belief, it’s not a nutrient. Instead, it’s a naturally-occurring stimulant […]

July 3rd, 2017 Patient Stories

My daughter, Heather, was born with Down syndrome. This brought us to Primary Children’s Hospital many times. We saw many therapists and she had multiple minor surgeries. At age 10, she was diagnosed with ALL (Acute Lymphatic Leukemia). At this point our casual relation with the hospital became a constant reality. She had a very difficult strain of ALL […]

June 17th, 2017 Primary Children's Hospital

Never Leave A Child Alone in a Car Babies and young kids can sometimes sleep so peacefully that we forget they’re even there. It can also be tempting to leave a baby alone in a car while we quickly run into the store. Leaving a child alone in a car, however, can lead to serious […]

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