Astrid Lindgren Children's Hospital
Global pediatric excellence
Our patients are severely ill children from all over the country and world. We care for pediatric patients with a wide spectrum of acute and chronic conditions, malformations, and trauma as well as premature newborns. We provide specialized and highly specialized care and have several national healthcare missions, for example certain advanced pediatric and adolescent surgery.
The Astrid Lindgren Children’s Hospital, a hospital within the Karolinska University Hospital and affiliated with Karolinska Institutet, is Sweden's most research-intensive pediatric hospital with the largest center dedicated to improving children's health in the country.
Our hospital operates on three different sites within the Stockholm region, at the Karolinska University Hospital in Solna and Huddinge and at the Danderyd Hospital.
Our hospital operates on three different sites within the Stockholm region, at the Karolinska University Hospital in Solna and Huddinge and at the Danderyd Hospital. With a staff of approximately 2 200, Every year, Astrid Lindgren Children’s Hospital serves regional, national, and international patients with approximately 180 000 outpatient and 20 000 inpatient visits per year. We offer many different national services and a large transportation service specifically for the international transport of severely ill children.
Caring innovators – transforming child health
With passionate and dedicated staff, we are much more than a hospital. We work each day to provide the best in child- and family-centered care, create ground-breaking clinical and scientific advancements, and train the next generation of experts in child health.
Our vision is to cure and relieve tomorrow what no one can cure and alleviate today. Our mission is to be best at the difficult while taking responsibility for our shared resources. Our hospital is committed to being a safe place for all our patients and families, staff, and students, where everyone can feel seen, heard, and valued as part of our equity, diversity, and inclusion efforts.
We are a research hospital, where every child and family have the opportunity to learn about ongoing research and participate in relevant clinical studies. Our research programs range from basic discovery research all the way to clinical care and are supported by state-of-the-art expertise, technologies, and facilities. We have a dedicated center for clinical research in children which ensures a high quality of all clinical studies.