Exterior of Blythedale Children's Hospital with elephant topiaries

About the Hospital

Blythedale is New York State’s only independent, specialty children’s hospital. Our caring and highly specialized staff is dedicated to improving the health and quality of life of children with complex medical illnesses and conditions. Our Board Certified physicians, experienced nurses and supporting clinicians work with families to provide individualized, intensive and innovative medical and therapeutic care. Together with specialized school curricula and family support services, we help children achieve their rehabilitative goals and return to their homes and communities.

About Blythedale

Exceptional Care for Incredible Kids

Providing exemplary patient care is central to everything we do. With more than 132 years of experience, Blythedale is a nationally recognized leader in developing innovative, multidisciplinary inpatient programs. As one of only 14 specialty children’s hospitals in the United States, Blythedale has the combined staff, expertise and resources – including the largest pediatric therapy department in New York State – to provide exceptional comprehensive care for medically complex children and support for their families.

"We treat every child as a member of a family, and reinforce family bonds whenever possible. With the skill, dedication, energy and compassion of a team of pediatric experts and the involvement of family, we give each of our children the best chance possible to reach the place where every child wants to be: home."

Larry Levine, President & CEO

This is Blythedale

At Blythedale Children's Hospital, our outcomes truly do speak for themselves. Why does this matter to our families? Because we are experts at integrating second-to-none clinical expertise, education, and extensive parent training in order to get your child home. And nobody else does it as well as we do. It's just that simple.