Pediatric Neurosciences

Earning your trust is important, which is why our dedicated pediatric specialists listen closely to your specific concerns as they develop the most effective treatment plan for your child. We treat a wide range of disorders and conditions from brain tumors to developmental, cognitive, and neurodegenerative disorders. We've got your child's best interest at heart each step of the way.

Pediatric neuroscience specialties:

Chiari Malformations  Inpatient Services
  Neonatal Intensive Care Unit
Concussion and Mild Brain Injury Pediatric Intensive Care Unit
Craniofacial Clinic Pediatric Neuro-Oncology
Epilepsy Spina Bifida
Headache and Migraine Program Stroke


NICO Myriad comes to Pediatric Neurosurgery

Penn State Children's Hospital is just the third children's hospital in the United States to acquire a new, minimally invasive neurosurgical medical device that makes pediatric brain and spine tumor removal faster and easier.


Children's Miracle Network is an international non-profit organization that has affiliations with 170 children’s hospitals. Children’s Miracle Network at Penn State Children’s Hospital at Penn State Hershey serves the Harrisburg, Lancaster, Lebanon and York region.

Children's Miracle Network's mission is to raise funds for children’s services and create community awareness of children’s issues. All money raised by CMN goes directly toward patient services, research, equipment, program services and educational resources at Penn State Children’s Hospital at Penn State Hershey.


The mission of The Four Diamonds Fund is to conquer childhood cancer by assisting children treated at Penn State Children's Hospital and their families through superior care, comprehensive support, and innovative research.

Any family with a child being treated for pediatric cancer at Penn State Children's Hospital in Hershey is automatically eligible for support.

The Fund has helped more than 2,000 families since 1972. Approximately 90 new families receive support each year.


In partnership with Penn State Milton S. Hershey Medical Center, Fox43 News has created Health Key, an online Web portal for health-related news and information. Online at, the site features a health information library, content from the medical center’s weekly Health and Wellness Newswire, and videos of medical center experts shot for a weekly health segment that airs on the Fox43 evening news on Wednesdays. Tune in to Fox43 at 10 p.m. every Wednesday to catch the Health Key segments live.

Click here to view past segments.


Why give to Penn State Children's Hospital?

Since 1967, Penn State Milton S. Hershey Medical Center and Penn State College of Medicine have grown to meet the needs of the people in the communities we serve. We have almost 6000 individuals on staff including over 500 faculty, 300 residents, 400 medical students, and 200 graduate students all working together to defeat the world's most difficult health problems.

We are on the forefront of medical advancements for children. Our specialists were first on the east coast to implant the world's smallest pacemaker and the only one's in the region who perform minimally invasive surgery on newborns-advancements that cure thousands of children each year.

We are shaping the way pediatric care is delivered. Our award winning researchers are developing genetic approaches to help premature babies with underdeveloped lungs. We're studying different treatments that will prevent tissue damage in children with brain injuries.

We are teaching the next generation. We've trained hundreds of pediatric specialists to be top-notch in their fields. We're invited to present the latest techniques and treatments to physicians around the globe.

We created the foundation upon which the next generation of medicine can be built. One of the keys to achieving our mission of world class care is to foster continued excellence in operational and financial performance. We provide an environment where everyone is respected where honesty and integrity is promoted, where teamwork and collaboration is our approach and where we pursue excellence in all we do.

You can become a part of world class care. Gifts help provide world class education to the next generation of physicians, clinicians, researchers and health-care providers.

Contributions are put to work immediately and effectively. Donors can see how their support is helping to provide world-class care to patients. Learn more about Ways to Give or make a gift on-line and choose the area you would most like to support.