Novak Center for Children's Health

The Novak Center for Children’s Health is one of the largest and most technically advanced pediatric outpatient centers in the country. The center provides families in the region with access to more than 20 pediatric specialties, including Norton Children’s Cancer Institute, Norton Children’s Heart Institute and Norton Children’s Neuroscience Institute, all affiliated with the UofL School of Medicine. It’s also home to Wendy Novak Diabetes Center, part of Norton Children’s Endocrinology, affiliated with the UofL School of Medicine. Wendy Novak Diabetes Center is one of the top pediatric diabetes programs in the nation, as ranked by U.S. News & World Report.

The Novak Center for Children’s Health provides on-site access to comprehensive services, including diagnostic imaging and labs. The center also houses medical education conference rooms and multidisciplinary spaces. Designed “Just for Kids,” the building showcases a forest like theme and bright, happy colors, which assist in putting children at ease during visits.

The eight-story, 176,000-square-foot facility located in downtown Louisville, Kentucky, a few blocks from Norton Children’s Hospital, was financially supported by David Novak, former CEO and chair of Yum! Brands, with his family and their foundation, Lift A Life Novak Family Foundation.

Norton Children’s Medical Group, affiliated with the UofL School of Medicine, offers the following specialty practices at the Novak Center for Children’s Health:

Additional departments and services located at the Novak Center for Children’s Health:

  • Doctors & Lawyers for Kids
  • Norton Children’s electroencephalography (EEG), cardiology, ultrasound, radiology, lab and pulmonary diagnostic services
  • Norton Children’s Infusion Center
  • Women, Infants & Children (WIC)

Address: 411 E Chestnut St
Louisville, KY 40202

Main Phone: 502-629-KIDS (5437)


Mon: 8:00 AM - 7:00 PM

Tue: 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM

Wed: 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM

Thu: 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM

Fri: 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM

Sat: Closed

Sun: Closed

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