(Photo courtesy Comer Children’s Hospital)

Child care

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