Who we are

The third in the world (since 1842) and second in Russia hospital exclusively aimed at children's healthcare was found after the initiative of physicians' professional community and from the middle of the 19-th century became a big university research and educational center. Since that time hospital has never stopped working.

Now Filatov children's hospital - is the world leader in pediatric surgery and neonatology. Parents from all over the country entrust their family`s health – their main treasure into our hands.

What we do

Together with our research partners - Pirogov N.I. Russian National Research Medical University, Russian Medical Academy of continuous education we host 10 chairs that develop and bring in practice a number of new clinical treatments and techniques. We treat about 35 thousands of inpatients per year and 300 000 of outpatients receive medical aid at our diagnostic centre. The big number of the children we care for are referred from other hospitals and maternity hospitals. For patients from any country all over the world here are available medical services for comparably lower prices:

  • Consultations of Russia’s leading specialists;
  • High-technological level operations according to international standard;
  • Physician appointment for from 2000 rubles*( (level under upon request from M.D. to professor)
  • A surgical treatment in one-day-inpatient departmentr from 30 000 rubles, complicated operations in ward - from 50000 rubles.

*1 US $ is approximately 70 rubles


In big NICU, neonatology and neonatal surgery departments we help babies of any gestational age to fight the disease. Our hospital is the Moscow competency centre for the newborn in critical condition.

  • More than hundred newborns with extremely low birth weight,
  • More than 1200 newborns on ventilation a year,
  • NICU survival rate more than 98%.
  • We have got all the necessary services and equipment including ECMO for special patients who are in need of replacement of vital functions.

    Big outpatient rehabilitation center complement neonatal care.

    Thorax surgery

    In the thorax surgery clinic there are performed the newest operations on

    • thorax (about 100 operations a year);
    • esophagus and stomach (more than 1500 a year);
    • liver, bile tract and pancreas (150 a year)
    • larynx, trachea and bronchi (1200 a year);
    • diaphragma (30 a year)
    • lungs (more than 100 a year)
    • vessels of thorax and abdominal cavities (30 a year)

    Our surgeons are the world experts in esophageal surgery, liver, bile tract and pancreatic surgery in children. Very complicated operation on trachea, larynx and are made with the help of extracorporal membrane oxygenation (ECMO).

    Cardiac surgery

    We are specializing on surgical correction of congenital heart diseases (CHD) including using artificial blood circulation as well as endovascular procedures. More than 400 children with CHD are operated a year. The percentage of operated newborns is one of the highest among european clinics (EACTS Congenital Database) and hospital stay is one of the lowest. We have now growing experience in treating CHD in prematures (from 700 g).

    Newborn surgery

    Our department of infant surgery work in a team with our US-consulting center for pregnant women and is specializing on treating malformation of respiratory, digestive and urinary systems including combined malformations. Every year more than 1000 newborn undergo a full course of treatment here. We use endoscopic or mini invasive methods. We treat:

    • diaphragmatic hernia;
    • gastroschisis
    • intestinal malformations,
    • Hirschsprung disease and other neuropatiyas if the intestine;
    • anal atresia
    • urinary and reproductive tract pathology.
    • teratomas and other bening tumors

    We provide long-term care for children with short bowel syndrome (SBS)

    Our team of doctors - pediatricians, surgeons, gastroenterologists, microsurgeons have invented individual schemes of rehabilitation and supportive therapy for children with SBS including home parenteral nutrition.


    High-tecnicnological medical help on the micro level is provided for patients with bone, tendon and vessel trauma of hand and foot. We perform plastic and reconstructive procedures after burns, trauma, radial therapy. We are also specialized on vessels malformations. Endovascular procedures are use in the majority of those cases. and also unique phlebectasia sclerotherapy. Endovascular occlusion of arteriovenous shunts and complex hemangioma treatment are proceeded with the help of angiography.

    Traumatology and orthopedics

    One of the biggest departments in the hospital works in connection with outpatient trauma and orthopedics center. Here developmental anomaly and trauma of the musculoskeletal system are treated. We heal dysplastic progressive scoliosis of children with unfinished growth with the help of sliding endocorrector. It gives an opportunity to save the spine growth after the procedure, that’s why it is possible to start the correction at the age of 8 years not waiting till the end of growth. Knee and shoulder and elbow joints reconstruction are made with the help of arthroscopy.


    We annually provide assistance to 4000 children with malformation, trauma and diseases of urinary system. In this department 3500 of abdominal and about 800 endoscopic operations take place every year. The department team has gained a unique experience in endoscopic pyeloplasty for kids with hydronephrosis and also in surgical correction of hypospadias.

    How can we sign up to a doctor’s appointment and hospitalization?

    If you have any questions about the hospitalization and treatment in children’s hospital named after N.F. Filatov, please write us: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. For hospitalization:

    1. Send us the scans of your child’s medical report and the results of the laboratory tests.
    2. Our specialists will answer you in no time.
    3. We will do preliminary calculation and send you the initial calculation by mail.
    4. Also we will send a step-by-step instruction for hospitalization to our clinic.
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