Why Choose Kravis?
U.S. News & World Report consistently selects Mount Sinai Kravis Children’s Hospital as one of the best children’s hospitals in the nation. In the 2021-2022 annual edition of its “Best Children’s Hospitals” issue, our most highly ranked specialties are diabetes and endocrinology, gastroenterology and gastrointestinal surgery, nephrology, and neurology and neurosurgery.
Our pediatric physicians and award-winning nurses, and dedicated staff including child life professionals mix experience, compassion, and commitment to provide the highest quality of family-centered care and guidance to young patients and their families. We offer the most advanced treatment and technology available, as a children’s hospital that is fully integrated within a large health system allowing for collaboration with all areas of medicine informed by ground breaking research.
What We Treat
We provide outstanding care tailored to newborns, children, adolescents, and young adults. Our family-focused services and programs are designed to meet the needs of you and your child. Specialty care we provide includes:
- Fetal and newborn care
- Heart conditions and cardiac care
- Food allergies
- Digestive disorders, with a focus on inflammatory bowel disease (IBD)
- Asthma and other respiratory conditions
- Surgery: General, Urology, Neurosurgery, Orthopedics and Spine, Ear, Nose and Throat (ENT)/Otolaryngology, Ophthalmology, Plastic Surgery
- Kidney and liver disorders, including transplants
- Cancer and blood diseases
- Diabetes and growth disorders
Our dedicated team of pediatric physicians combines the latest advances in diagnostics and treatment with a coordinated, multidisciplinary approach. Our advanced approaches to pediatric therapies, innovative research, community outreach and advocacy ensure a continuum of excellence that patients from all over the world can rely on. It is our goal to ensure that your child receives the best available care.
The outstanding success of the Mount Sinai Kravis Children’s Hospital is made possible by the continuing commitment, enthusiasm, and shared vision of our senior leadership team, which includes:
- Freda Burstyn, MBA, Vice Chair of Administration
- Lindsey Douglas, MD, Medical Director of Patient Safety and Quality
- Fernando Ferrer, MD, Chief Operating Officer
- Shirish S. Huprikar, MD, Chief Medical Officer, Vice President, The Mount Sinai Hospital
- Peter Midulla, MD, Surgeon-in-Chief
- Lisa M. Satlin, MD, Pediatrician-in-Chief
- Linda M. Valentino, MSN, RN, NEA-BC, Chief Nursing Officer, Mount Sinai West; System Vice President, and Children’s Services
- Alfin Vicencio, MD, Vice Chair of Clinical Affairs and Strategy