Caring for Pediatric Intensive Care Unit (PICU) patients across the country, Pediatrix intensivists provide pediatric critical care medicine with compassion, dedication and knowledge.
Our pediatric intensivists are trained to provide critical care to young patients, managing the complex acute and potentially life-threatening conditions of infants, children and adolescents in the most crucial moments. Caring for tens of thousands of patients in pediatric intensive care units (PICU) across the country, our pediatric intensivists understand the unique needs of children and can administer the appropriate tests, treatments and medications they need to heal.
Intensive and Critical Care Conditions and Services
Bringing expertise and compassion to pediatric patients, our dedicated pediatric intensivists manage the complex acute and potentially life-threatening conditions of infants, children and adolescents.
Common Conditions We Treat in the PICU Include:
- Severe respiratory illnesses, such as asthma
- Diabetic ketoacidosis
- Trauma caused by accidents or abuse
- Acute renal failure
- Complications from cancer or blood disorders
- Acute viral and bacterial infections, such as pneumonia and meningitis
- Congenital cardiac disease
Our Pediatric intensivists care for children with dire medical conditions with dedication, knowledge and compassion. Pediatrix partners with hospitals to provide intuitive, customized solutions to meet any facility’s specific pediatric needs.
Following are some of the many benefits of care from Pediatrix:
“As an employee of Pediatrix, I have the support of a large national organization while also being able to practice with my smaller team and take care of my community. As a result, my team and I have all the necessary tools to provide the critical care our PICU patients need.”Dr. Kris Deeter Pediatric Intensivist, Reno, NV