Infectious Disease

Specialists with Norton Children’s Infectious Diseases, affiliated with the UofL School of Medicine, provide care for children and teens with rare, complex or recurring infections. Our physicians are very active in research as faculty members of the University of Louisville School of Medicine. They are nationally recognized and have a variety of interests, including vaccine development, clinical infectious disease outcomes, and more.

Collaboration With UofL School of Medicine for Your Child’s Care

Our providers offer highly skilled care for your child. Norton Children’s Hospital serves as the primary pediatric teaching facility for the UofL School of Medicine. These doctors are professors and active researchers helping to advance medical care through clinical research and education.

The Norton Children’s Difference

The care your child needs is close to home at Norton Children’s. With a 125-year presence in Louisville, Norton Children’s is a leader in pediatric care across Kentucky and Southern Indiana, providing an expanded footprint that includes:

Norton Children’s Offers Specialized Programs and Services, Including:

  • Norton Children’s Cancer Institute, affiliated with the UofL School of Medicine, and the Addison Jo Blair Cancer Care Center, which is one of the oldest oncology programs continuously accredited by the American College of Surgeons’ Commission on Cancer.
  • Norton Children’s Heart Institute, affiliated with the UofL School of Medicine, a pioneer in pediatric cardiothoracic surgery. Norton Children’s heart transplant surgeons performed Kentucky’s first heart transplant in a newborn in 1986, making the hospital the second site in the United States for infant transplants. Norton Children’s Hospital is home to the Jennifer Lawrence Cardiac Intensive Care Unit.
  • Pediatric neurology and neurosurgery, including a Level 3 epilepsy center
  • Orthopedic surgery and rehabilitation
  • The Wendy Novak Diabetes Center
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Norton Children’s Infectious Disease

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Norton Children’s creates MIS-C multidisciplinary clinic

Norton Children’s has created a multidisciplinary clinic for children who have experienced multisystem inflammatory syndrome in children (MIS-C) associated with COVID-19. Norton Children’s Pediatric MIS-C Multidisciplinary Clinic will give children who were hospitalized with MIS-C […]

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PMIS and COVID-19: What to watch for

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COVID-19 tips from the mom of a child with cystic fibrosis

My household is no stranger to germ precautions. My 2-year-old daughter, Hazel, has cystic fibrosis, which means she is at a greater risk of getting lung infections because of the thick, sticky mucus that builds […]

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I’m worried my child might have coronavirus/COVID-19. What should I do?

Esta publicación también está disponible en español. Though coronavirus/COVID-19 cases have been confirmed mostly in adults, kids are still susceptible to the virus. Norton Children’s Hospital is receiving many calls from concerned parents and caregivers. […]

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