Richie Racoon Swimming

Welcome to Palmetto Health Children’s Hospital


Children's Hospital LobbyStep inside Palmetto Health Children's Hospital and you'll immediately know you are surrounded by people who have dedicated their lives to caring for children. You'll find kid friendly features everywhere and a skilled team of pediatric professionals all located under one roof and sharing one goal — to provide coordinated, compassionate care to South Carolina's children and their families.

Every detail has been carefully considered so that you can focus on your child's well-being while a team of pediatric experts takes care of your child's medical needs. The state's first freestanding Children's Hospital offers family-centered patient rooms, playrooms. Family spaces make it easy for parents to stay close to their children throughout hospital stays and during outpatient treatments.   

This hospital, through the eyes of children, was designed as a bright, happy place that feels like home.

7 Richland Medical Park
Columbia, SC 29203
803-296-KIDS (5437)

News and Events

When can children stay home alone?

What age should a child be allowed to stay at home alone? This is a challenging decision for parents, especially when the school year ends. Read more


Physicians remind community of how quickly temperatures can rise in cars

Pediatric critical care physician Jason Peck, M.D., pediatric  intensivist at Palmetto Health Children’s Hospital, has seen the tragic results of children being inadvertently left in hot cars. Read more