Children and Adolescents

​The operations of the  Children and Adolescents comprise of the operations of pediatrics, pediatric surgery, child neurology and child psychiatry. The department bears a statutory national responsibility for examination and treatment of severe cardiac problems in children and organ transplantation, among other things. In addition, the Children and Adolescents department treats a vast amount of different kinds of particularly difficult cases from all over Finland.

The department is divided into five administrative divisions: Tertiary Pediatrics, Pediatrics, Pediatric Surgery, Child Neurology and Child Psychiatry. The department also includes the Rare Diseases Center. The department has units in many properties, the largest of which are the New Children’s Hospital and Jorvi Hospital. There are some 2,000 staff members in total.