Medical City Healthcare understands the importance of pediatric care close to home. Our network of hospitals in North Texas provides a variety of specialty services and treatments for your little ones.
For more information about pediatric care at Medical City Healthcare, contact our Ask a Nurse free, 24-hour nurse line.
Medical City Healthcare hospitals are staffed by board-certified doctors, specially trained nurses and other pediatric specialists for compassionate and knowledgeable care. Pediatric specialties are available at some of our facilities, and in Medical City Children's Hospital in Dallas, Texas, so you don't have to go far to find an excellent pediatric hospital.
Pediatric specialties at Medical City Healthcare
Our network provides a wide range of comprehensive care for children, including inpatient and outpatient specialty services, such as pediatric urology and oncology. Select hospitals provide specific services. In addition to specialty pediatric care, all of our hospital and freestanding emergency rooms (ERs) are equipped and staffed by experts to provide pediatric emergency care.
Pediatric emergency care
We offer full-service emergency care, diagnosis and treatment for infants and children of all ages. Our ERs have been equipped to ensure they meet essential guidelines and have resources in place to provide a safe and family-centered emergency experience, including:
- 24/7/365 emergency care
- Registered, emergency-trained nurses supported by pediatric child-life specialists
- Pediatric-friendly rooms and waiting area
- Pediatric pain management techniques
- Pediatric computerized drug dosing, for safety
- 24/7 access to Medical City Children’s Hospital, including:
- Pediatric specialists
- Pediatric and neonatal children’s specialty transport team
- Seamless admission to Medical City Children’s Hospital if inpatient care is required
Pediatric surgical care is specialized in every way to fit the needs of children. Expert staff, such as pediatric anesthesiologists, at our hospitals will meet with parents and pediatric patients ahead of time to explain the process of administering anesthesia.
Pediatric surgeons go through additional training to effectively treat children for a variety of surgeries.
Some of the pediatric surgeries we offer are:
- Ear, nose and throat
Pediatric physical therapy and rehabilitation
The treatment your child receives at our hospitals extends into long-term care with specialized pediatric rehabilitation services. We provide:
- Physical therapy—treatment for issues with mobility, including improving balance and walking, improving range of motion, completing movements for daily activities and strengthening muscles
- Occupational therapy—mastering skills for independence by improving social skills, cognitive abilities, problem-solving and physical deficits
- Speech therapy—rehabilitative treatment for language skills due to medical conditions that affect
speech, feeding, swallowing and oral motor control
Pediatric intensive care unit
A pediatric intensive care unit (PICU) provides continuous monitoring and high-level multidisciplinary care for critically ill and injured pediatric patients. The nurses in a PICU receive advanced training and pediatric doctors collaborate to provide care that meets the need of these young patients.
Neonatal intensive care unit
A neonatal intensive care unit (NICU) cares for infants born prematurely or with complex medical conditions that prevent them from going home right away. We provide support for parents with babies admitted to the NICU with expert neonatal specialists, knowledgeable nurses and support groups that meet regularly.
Medical conditions affecting the genitals or urinary tract of children are diagnosed and treated by pediatric urologists. We provide a calming, family-focused atmosphere to make you and your child comfortable while receiving pediatric urological care. We provide treatment for a range of conditions, including hypospadias and genital abnormalities.
Pediatric orthopedic care
Treating children with medical conditions affecting the musculoskeletal system, including bones, joints, tendons and ligaments. Pediatric orthopedic care goes beyond broken bones to diagnose and treat scoliosis, muscular dystrophy, muscular infections, and congenital abnormalities.
We believe that, cancer or not, children deserve the opportunity to just be kids. This is why we keep our playrooms stocked with games and toys and patient rooms have flat screen smart televisions. We offer treatment for all pediatric cancers, including treatment of the following blood cancers:
We employ board-certified pediatric physicians who specialize in cardiology, from congenital heart defects to heart disease, your child will get specialized, compassionate care. The pediatric cardiologists at Medical City Children's Hospital use the latest technology to treat patients in a catheterization (cath) lab for minimally invasive procedures and have an echocardiography laboratory for diagnostic imaging.
Pediatric neurological care
Neurological care offers treatment for skull and facial fractures, spina bifida, brain injuries, and spinal tumors. Neurosurgery teams here are comprised of board-certified pediatric neurosurgeons and specialists to help get your child back to health.