Founded in 1886, "Grigore Alexandrescu" Emergency Hospital for Children is the oldest children's hospital. The hospital has 10 clinical departments with numerous compartments and auxiliary offices for inpatients, as well as consultation rooms for outpatients in 17 different specialties.
Every year the hospital carries out more than 200,000 examinations. Annually, more than 30,000 children between the ages of1 and 18 are hospitalized, over 60% of cases being surgical emergencies. "Grigore Alexandrescu" provides medical emergency services for 1,200,000 children across the country being part of the Bucharest Emergency Hospital Network, this network consists of six hospitals; two being pediatric.