Pediatric Critical Care Medicine

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

Intensive and Critical Care Program Benefits

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:

Collaboration Among Care Providers

Our specialists will partner with you and your child’s other providers to ensure your child receives coordinated, personalized care. 

High-Quality Care

Your child's diagnosis and treatment will be based on the best available research and latest advancements.


Our highly qualified providers are specially focused on the care of children and continuously seek improvements in their field.

A Strong Referral Network

Our national network enables your child to receive cardiology care close to home and gives you access to guidance when needed.

Dedicated Clinicians

With Pediatrix, your provider enjoys a supportive, innovation-minded culture and opportunities for personal and professional advancement.

An Employer of Choice

We attract and retain the most sought-after providers, which means consistent, quality care and service for your child.

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