Sanford Children's Hospital Hospital Sioux Falls SD

Sanford Children's Hospital Sioux Falls

Kids Rule This Castle

You don’t need to travel far to get care from pediatric experts in a child-friendly environment. At South Dakota’s only hospital designed just for kids, we’re providing the best care close to home.

We have over 135 local providers who are trained in 35 pediatric specialties and supported by around 400 team members, including nurses, physical therapists, child life specialists and more, specially trained to care for kids. Our hospital features a pediatric inpatient unit, a pediatric intensive care unit (PICU) and the region’s only Level IV neonatal intensive care unit (NICU).

At Sanford Children’s in Sioux Falls, you’ll find a pediatric emergency medicine team, a pediatric cystic fibrosis center and a children’s oncology group site – the only ones in the state. Additionally, as members of the Neonatal Research Network, our smallest and most fragile patients have access to cutting edge treatments for newborns.

Sanford Children’s Hospital is the only Children’s Miracle Network Hospital in the region. Donate now.

Our Support Services

Sanford Children’s Hospital in Sioux Falls provides a full scope of medical care. We employ specialists whose sole focus is on the comfort of each patient and their family. Support services make sure our hospital is a warm and friendly place for those we serve.

Some of our services include:

  • Child life specialists. These specialists empower patients and their families through programs, activities and support groups. They ease the concerns and fears of children and their family members.
  • Castle of Care school program. Our school program makes sure all school-age children stay on top of their education during their hospital stays.
  • Spiritual care team. Our dedicated chaplain offers a comforting presence and listening ear to patients and their families. You’ll get emotional and spiritual support from our whole spiritual care team.
  • Sanford-USD Pediatric Residency program. The Castle of Care is home to this prestigious residency program.

What can you expect during your child’s visit to the Castle of Care? Watch a virtual tour of our healing space designed specifically for children. 

NOTICE: Construction in Progress
A new Sanford Orthopedics Hospital is being constructed next to the Sanford Children's Hospital. Due to this construction, patients and visitors to the Sanford Children's Hospital and Sanford Children's Specialty Clinic should use new parking and entrance areas.

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