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Convenient Care for Your Child

MetroHealth is a recognized leader in providing expert medical care for infants, toddlers, children and adolescents. Our team of board-certified pediatricians, specialists and nurse practitioners provides skilled, experienced and compassionate care for your child.
Download a brochure for a complete list of providers.

Children's health services are located at the Women & Children's Pavilion at MetroHealth Medical Center and at many other MetroHealth locations throughout Cuyahoga County. In addition to primary care providers throughout Northeast Ohio, MetroHealth offers access to a full range of pediatric specialists from cardiology, neurology, gastroenterology and many more. 

Same-Day Appointments
For your convenience, MetroHealth offers several options for same-day appointments for sick children. 
  • Pediatric MetroExpressCare is also now available at MetroHealth
  • MetroExpressCare provides convenient daytime and evening hours to ensure your child receives treatment as soon as possible.
  • Check our Same-Day appointment openings posted daily based on each health center's availability

Schedule Your Child's Flu Shot Today!

Available Monday through Friday, select evenings and select Saturdays.

MetroHealth Medical Center
Women and Children's Pavilion, First Floor
2500 MetroHealth Drive
Cleveland, OH 44109

Call 216-778-2222 to schedule an appointment.



We are dedicated to improving the health and well-being of all children, adolescents and their families, through teamwork, compassion, clinical excellence, teaching and research. 

Core Values (PEDS • IQ)

Diversity and Inclusion 
Service to all Children

Innovation and Research
Quest for Excellence

- Go above and beyond to optimize the growth, health and development of all children and adolescents.

Education - Empower our patients and families, by partnering with them to share knowledge, tools and skills to improve the health and well-being of children and adolescents. 

Creating an environment of life-long learning and a dedication to excellence in teaching future Doctors, Nurses and other healthcare providers.

Diversity and Inclusion - Our strength lies in embracing the diversity of our staff and patients.

Service to all Children - We strive to meet the needs of children with compassion and advocating for the
well-being of the entire community.

Innovation and Research - Foster an environment that values novel ideas and research to improve the health and well-being of children and adolescents.

Quest for Excellence - Promote the highest standards of Pediatric care through continuous improvement, inquiry and evidence-based medicine. 


  30 Healthy Snack Ideas for Kids
It's easy to help your kids eat healthier with this list of fun, tasty treats all under 200 calories. You can make most of them with simple ingredients you may already have in your kitchen. Download the list (PDF). 

  How to Choose a Pediatrician
Expecting a newborn and need to find a pediatrician? Or maybe you are switching health care providers? MetroHealth's Dr. Susan Santos shares tips for choosing a doctor for your child and some sample interview questions to help you make your decision. Read more and watch a video.  

  Answering Your Questions About Safety Seats
Car seats are one of the greatest safety tools parents have, but many moms and dads aren't sure how to use them properly. Dr. Nada Haddad answered some frequently asked questions in this Lakewood Observer column. Read more.

  Aamoth Family Pediatric Wellness Center opens at MetroHealth
The Plain Dealer talks to some participants of MetroHealth’s new wellness center, including Cheryl and Daniel Davis, a mother and son who have been enjoying weekly exercise classes in the space. Read the article.

  Do You Give Your Child a Sippy Cup?
Sippy cups are convenient, but MetroHealth Lakewood Health Center pediatrician Dr. Nada Haddad says that they might be used too often. Find out when the best time is to introduce a sippy cup to your child and when and where it should be used in this Balanced Living article. Read more.