For physicians: Refer a patient
UC Davis Children’s Hospital welcomes the opportunity to partner with you in caring for your patient. From patient referrals to consultations to hospital transfers, we are here for referring physicians.
The pediatric gastroenterology team at UC Davis provided expert care and treatment for Piper, who was diagnosed with celiac disease.
U.S. News ranked UC Davis Children’s Hospital among the nation’s best in three pediatric specialties in 2023-24, including diabetes and endocrinology, nephrology, and *orthopedics (*with Shriners Children’s Northern California).
It is the Central Valley’s only level I pediatric trauma center, level IV neonatal intensive care unit, level I ACS-verified children’s surgery center, and fetal care and treatment center providing care for children in 33 counties covering 65,000 square miles.
UC Davis Children’s Hospital is the Sacramento region’s only nationally ranked comprehensive hospital for children, serving infants, children and adolescents with primary, subspecialty and critical care.
With physicians across more than 30 subspecialties, it provides the region’s greatest diversity of pediatric subspecialties.
UC Davis pediatric primary care is available for your child’s everyday health care needs. Find a pediatrician or family medicine physician in a clinic near you!
A multidisciplinary team including renowned physicians offers expertise in fetal diagnostics and medical and surgical interventions.See all fetal care services
The state-of-the-art UC Davis Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU) is a designated Level IV nursery for the Sacramento region.Learn more about neonatal care
UC Davis Children’s Hospital is one of the nation’s first hospitals to join the Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals (CMN), an international nonprofit dedicated to raising funds for, and awareness of children’s hospitals. Donations create miracles by funding medical care, research, equipment and programs that save and improve the lives of our children.
Our pediatric oncologists helped Isaac replace chemotherapy and bed rest with the freedom to be a kid again.Read more
A U.S. News & World Report best children’s hospital in diabetes & endocrinology, nephrology, and orthopedics*. (*Together with Shriners Children’s)
Nursing excellence at UC Davis Medical Center again receives national recognition.
Children’s Miracle Network (CMN) raises funds and awareness for 170 member hospitals that provide 32 million treatments each year to kids across the country. UC Davis Children’s Hospital is one of only 9 CMN hospitals in California.
Our hospital is verified as a level I Children’s Surgery Center by the American College of Surgeons. Level I centers have children’s surgeons in every discipline, with pediatric anesthesiologists and operating rooms available 24 hours a day.
The nationwide organization of care centers unites clinicians, researchers and families to help care for kids with Crohn’s disease and ulcerative colitis.
The Association of Child Life Professionals accredited UC Davis’ Child Life and Creative Arts Therapy internship program where interns train in medical play, surgical and procedural preparations and more.
The Beacon Award for Excellence from the American Association of Critical-Care Nurses (AACN) recognizes hospital units that employ evidence-based practices to improve patient and family outcomes.
Recognized for expertise and commitment to quality care for vaginal and cesarean section deliveries; better overall patient satisfaction; and a lower percentage of early elective deliveries.
The SOAP Center of Excellence designation sets a benchmark for expected care that helps improve national standards by providing quality metrics for institutions that offer obstetric anesthesia care.
A parent-founded nonprofit organization, providing information for families facing fetal syndrome diagnoses.
The highly prestigious Baby-Friendly designation by Baby-Friendly USA demonstrates adherence to the highest standards of breast¬feeding care built on evidence-based practices.
UC Davis Children’s Hospital cardiac emergency preparedness program reaches out to schools to ensure that staff, students and families are trained on how to perform CPR and use automated external defibrillators (AEDs).
UC Davis Medical Center has been recognized for exceptional commitment to evidence-based processes and quality measures, training, patient satisfaction, and clinical care.