Batson Children’s Hospital offers a child-friendly approach to health care that provides a setting not only to heal, but also to play, learn, and grow. Batson Children’s Hospital treats approximately 150,000 children every year. Patients come from all of Mississippi’s 82 counties to receive comprehensive medical care for everything from common childhood illnesses to serious trauma and life-threatening or chronic illness.

Batson Children’s Hospital provides care in more than 30 specialty areas, including newborn medicine, pediatric cardiology, neurology, and surgery. It houses the state’s only pediatric intensive care unit and emergency department along with Mississippi’s only pediatric treatment programs for cancer, cystic fibrosis, sickle cell anemia, congenital heart defects, and more for our state’s smallest patients.