About Us

John R. Oishei Children's HospitalOur Hospital at a Glance

  • 12 stories high, with a helipad on the top of the building
  • 185 Inpatient Beds
    • 64 NICU Beds (largest NICU in WNY)
    • 15 Labor & Delivery Beds
    • 20 PICU Beds
    • 24 Mother-Baby Unit Beds
    • 11 Hematology/Oncology Beds
    • 12 Epilepsy Monitoring Beds
    • 48 Pediatric Med/Surg Beds
    • 10 Clinical Decision Unit Beds
    • 14 Operating Rooms
      • 8 Inpatient
      • 6 Ambulatory
  • Emergency Department features 19 emergency department rooms, 5 Kids Express rooms and 4 trauma rooms.
  • Family support on the 5th floor, including:
    • Moore For Kids Family Resource Center
    • Stone’s Buddies
    • Libby's Chapel
    • Tops Friendly Markets Winter Garden
    • Spiritual Care
    • Ronald McDonald House
  • Created by Shepley Bulfinch of Boston, MA
  • Only freestanding children’s hospital in NYS, one of only 43 in the country
  • New Era Cap Pavilion for entertainment in lobby
  • Connection via 2nd & 3rd floor bridges to Buffalo General Medical Center and Gates Vascular Institute
  • Connection to Oishei Children’s Outpatient Center
  • Connected, covered parking available
  • Visitor Lounges/Waiting areas on each floor
  • Building supplies used to construct our new hospital include:
    • 340 tons of ductwork
    • 730,000 SQ. FT. drywall
    • 1,412 doors
  • Approximate total square footage: 410,000 SQ. FT