Levine Children's Hospital
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|Levine Children's Hospital|
|Carolinas Healthcare System|
|Location||Charlotte, North Carolina, United States of America|
|Hospital type||Children's Hospital|
|Affiliated university||Carolinas Medical Center|
|Emergency department||Level I|
|Beds||234 Licensed Beds|
|Other links||List of hospitals in North Carolina|
The Levine Children's Hospital is a 234 bed pediatric hospital located on the campus of Carolinas Medical Center in Charlotte, North Carolina. The hospital opened its doors in October 2007. It is named after businessman Leon Levine. The hospital has a Pediatric Cardiovascular ICU that can serve up to 4 open heart surgeries a day. The 20 bed unit is shared with a 10 bed Pediatric ICU. The PICU can over flow to 14 beds for additional patient care. Levine Children's Hospital has its own emergency department that can handle simple bumps and bruises to asthma attacks to pediatric traumas.
LCH also has a Cafe', The X-Ray Cafe', and a gift shop on the main floor. An outdoor dining area is also available with a nice relaxing view for families, patients, and staff. Each floor of the hospital has its own theme and a relaxation room for families with free coffee and High Definition TV. The Carolina Panthers and Charlotte Knights visit the children often, as do celebrities when in town.