Helen DeVos Children's Hospital

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It takes more than great medicine to heal. At Helen DeVos Children’s Hospital, we offer advanced pediatric specialty care and, at the same time, understand that children are different. We are a member of Spectrum Health and a regional referral center dedicated to improving the health and lives of children and families in West Michigan and beyond. To our communities and our region, we are a vital resource, providing exceptional care to every child who comes to us, regardless of ability to pay.

In collaboration with Grand Rapids Medical Education Partners and Michigan State University College of Human Medicine, Helen DeVos Children’s Hospital is training the next generation of pediatric specialists and researchers. Our close relationship with the Van Andel Institute ensures our physicians have access to the latest pediatric clinical therapies and leading medical science.

Through our Partners in Children’s Health program, Helen DeVos Children’s Hospital offers community hospitals assistance with quality initiatives, clinical outreach and continuing medical education programs. These programs are designed to help improve the care of children and families throughout Michigan.

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Our Hospital

Helen DeVos Children's Hospital is a nonprofit pediatric hospital and regional referral center dedicated to improving the health and lives of children and families.

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Find a Physician

Patients and families have access to more than 200 pediatric specialists, all trained to care for patients from birth to 18 years old. Our physicians are dedicated to providing children with the area’s most exceptional and high-quality care.

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Programs & Services

Helen DeVos Children’s Hospital offers more than 50 pediatric specialties and programs, which enable us to care for all kids — regardless of medical condition.

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Prepare for a Visit

At Helen DeVos Childrens Hospital, we provide information to help parents plan their child's visit, so they can focus their energy where it belongs — on their child.

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Research at Helen DeVos Children's Hospital contributes significantly to enhancing the care of patients and families. It offers hope, reveals possibilities and changes lives. Research builds the foundation for better treatment and outcomes in the future.

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Billing & Insurance

Helen DeVos Children’s Hospital believes health care services should be accessible to all members of our community. We understand that medical care can sometimes result in unexpected financial burden. Our billing department works with families to answer questions, explain options and design billing plans to meet unique financial situations.

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Directions & Parking

Helen DeVos Children’s Hospital is located in downtown Grand Rapids, Mich., as part of Spectrum Health Medical Center.

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