Services & Programs


Cleft Palate Team

The UMC Cleft Palate/Craniofacial Team, along with the West Texas Craniofacial Center of Excellence, creates a seasoned team of professionals who provide volunteer services to children born with cleft lip and palate or craniofacial anomaly.

Ronald McDonald House and Family Room

The Ronald McDonald House provides a home-away-from-home for families of critically ill children. This provides a great sense of comfort for those who are not from Lubbock but need to stay close to their child.

Child Life Specialist

A Child Life Specialist works with children and their families to help reduce any stress and anxiety associated with the illness or hospitalization. Our Child Life Specialists take great care of our pediatric patients and are constantly going above and beyond for them.

Pediatric Oncology & Hematology

Pediatric oncology and hematology is lead by Dr. Ihsan Al-Khalil, an expert in treating cancer and blood disorders in children. The diagnostic tests and treatment done by Dr. Al-Khalil at the UMC Southwest Cancer Center are some of the highest-quality used.
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