Children’s Hospital – Louisiana

Address: 200 Henry Clay Avenue
New Orleans, LA 70118
Phone: (504) 899-9511 Website:

Children's Hospital is Louisiana's only full-service hospital exclusively for children, offering a full range of inpatient and outpatient care. A not-for-profit facility, it is governed by an independent board of trustees made up of community volunteers. 
Children’s Hospital has a strong history of assisting children and families in need. A variety of community programs and services has been developed for maintaining healthy lifestyles and preventing future unnecessary hospital visits.

Children's Hospital programs include:

  • Caps For Kids, a nonprofit organization dedicated to giving hats autographed by athletes, celebrities and other notables to children, adolescents and young adults who have lost their hair due to cancer treatments, was founded in 1993 by Dr. Stephen Heinrich, a pediatric orthopedic surgeon at Children's Hospital in New Orleans and a clinical professor at the Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center.
  • Children's Hospital is also home to FACES. FACES a program as a result of a Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA), Bureau of Maternal and Child Health, grant to Children's Hospital to establish the program now known as the Family Advocacy, Care and Education Services program, or FACES.

Additionally Children’s Hospital offers a full range of inpatients and outpatients with the exception of Music, Recreation & Child Life therapies which are provided only to inpatients

Occupational Therapy Department: (504) 896-9540
Physical Therapy Department: (504-896-9557

Gilda Trautman Newman Rehabilitation Center
Accredited by CARF, The Gilda Trautman Newman Rehabilitation Center at Children's Hospital provides comprehensive interdisciplinary, team-oriented, family-centered inpatient services to patients from birth through 21 years. Learn more.  
The center offers consulting medical services in more than 40 pediatric specialties.  The unit specializes in treating patients with brain injury, cerebral palsy, developmental disability, feeding disorder, limb deficiency, myelodysplasia, neuromuscular disease, rheumatic disease, seizure disorder, spinal cord injury, stroke, ventilator dependence, and other congenital or acquired disabling disorders
Rehab Brochure:
For more information or to refer a patient, please contact Lynn Kaska at (504) 896-2177 or


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