At Gillette Children's Specialty Healthcare we’re working to transform care for children and adults with complex medical needs through innovation, research, partnerships and collaborations. Our unique patient population provides the opportunity to make a difference for children who have rare or complex medical conditions by addressing the quality and efficacy of care.
We actively seek partnerships with patient advocacy organizations, research consortiums, companies on the leading edge of biomedical innovation, and medical centers to advance knowledge, develop new diagnostic and therapeutic options, improve care delivery and translate scientific breakthroughs into treatment.
Ground Breaking Patient Care
Our world-renowned experts translate the latest research and innovations into care, improving outcomes for each child and adult we treat. Our unique focus allows us to contribute to new care pathways that benefit patients internationally.
Gillette Is Helping Lead the World In Perthes Research
At the 2021 Annual Meeting of the International Perthes Study Group (IPSG), organizers announced that Gillette is…
Gillette Helps With New Treatments and Choices for SMA Patients
The U.S. Food Drug Administration’s (FDA’s) recent approval of a new oral medication to help treat…
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Gillette Helps With New Treatments and Choices for SMA PatientsThe U.S. Food Drug Administration’s (FDA’s) recent approval of a new oral medication to help treat spinal muscular atrophy (SMA) is being hailed as a “game changer” by Gillette Children's Specialty Healthcare neurologist, Randal Richardson, MD, MMS. “The main message I want to get out to people who have SMA and their families is—many of you now have options and the power to make a choice for yourself,” Richardson says.
Gillette Is Helping Lead the World In Perthes ResearchAt the 2021 Annual Meeting of the International Perthes Study Group (IPSG), organizers announced that Gillette is second in the world in its enrollment of Perthes patients into IPSG studies.
Gillette is a World Leader in CP CareMarch is National Cerebral Palsy (CP) Awareness Month and Gillette Children's Specialty Healthcare is one of the world’s leading centers for cerebral palsy diagnosis, treatment and research. We enhance the lives of individuals who have cerebral palsy and are advocates for CP patients and research.
Research and Publications
Gillette cares for one of the largest groups of patients with complex and rare conditions. Our team is driven by a pioneering spirit that results in research that improves our patients’ quality of life.
Breaking New Ground in Pediatric
Care Since 1897
Our co-founders, orthopedic surgeon Arthur Gillette, MD, and Carleton College student Jessie Haskins, worked together to start the first-ever hospital with a focus on improving the lives of children who have disabilities. They planted the seed that since has grown into our mission of patient-centered care, innovation and research.