Oishei Children’s Hospital

This hospital is the regional center for comprehensive and state-of-the-art pediatric, neonatal, perinatal and obstetrical services in Western New York and beyond.

Oishei Children's Hospital.

Oishei Children’s Hospital has achieved national recognition, with U.S. News and World Report ranking it among the top 20 pediatric hospitals in the country.

This modern pediatric acute and emergency care center provides diagnostic and treatment services to Western New York youth experiencing emotional and/or behavioral disturbances or family relationship problems. It offers a full range of medical and surgical services for children as well as comprehensive women’s health services.

A Level I Pediatric Trauma Center - one of only six in New York State - Oishei can accommodate 185 inpatients, including medical/surgical, ICU and neonatal patients, and adult maternity patients. The hospital admits nearly 28,000 patients annually and treats 123,000 patients in the emergency department or one of its 45 specialty clinics.

Oishei has 48 inpatient pediatric beds, a 20-bed pediatric intensive care unit, a 64-bed, Level IV neonatal intensive care unit and annually admits about 1,300 children.

It is annually recognized as a center of excellence by the Extracorporeal Life Support Organization, an independent non-profit consortium.


You will complete multiple clinical rotations in the pediatric intensive care unit, including one month working with pediatric anesthesia on airway management in the operating rooms.

Faculty and Staff

  • 4 full-time critical care faculty members
  • 2 part-time critical care faculty members

Patient Population

  • pediatric inpatients and outpatients of all ages
  • maternity and high-risk maternity patients
  • 1,000 critically ill full-term or premature newborns per year
  • patients drawn from throughout Upstate New York