Why Le Bonheur

Where Every Child Matters.

Anything that matters to children, matters to us. Everything we do gives each child we serve at Le Bonheur a chance to enjoy a healthier and safer childhood.

Recognized among the nation’s “Best Children’s Hospitals” by U.S. News & World Report for eight consecutive years, Le Bonheur is always on the side of children, advocating on their behalf so we can provide them with the care they need. We are a Magnet-designated facility, the ultimate credential for high-quality patient care. And The Leapfrog Group named Le Bonheur Children's a Top Children's Hospital in 2017 -- one of the most competitive honors hospitals can receive when it comes to safe patient care.

From the ordinary bumps and sniffles of childhood to its most life-altering extremes, Le Bonheur Children’s is prepared for whatever a child’s life might throw at us. We are never surprised by what kids bring with them when they come through our doors.

It’s been that way since we opened in 1952. We’ve mattered to children every day since.

Level 1
Trauma Center
Top 10 Heart Program
Society of Thoracic Surgeons 3 Star rating
Magnet designation by the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC)
We have
45
Subspecialties
Level IV Epilepsy Center
NAEC Rating
27 Current
Research Trials
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Tiny Closures

Memphis doctors pioneer minimally-invasive cure for premature infants with heart defects

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Faces of PDA

The stories of some of the children saved by PDA closures.

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Profile: Kathryn Sumpter, MD

Endocrinologist launches Fresh Start Clinic to prevent hospitalizations due to diabetic ketoacidosis

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More Room at the Inn

$12-million expansion triples the space for families far from home