Comer Children’s Hospital, by the numbers.
Year Comer Children’s Hospital opened: 2005
Number of physicians: 170
Pediatric specialties in which Comer provides treatment: 22
Number of newborns treated in the neonatal intensive care unit: 8,000
Number of children transported to Comer by air or ambulance for emergency treatment: 8,500
Federal funding, in millions, that Comer has received to study treatments and cures for childhood diseases: $90
Square footage of the hospital’s play areas: 3,000