Pediatric Emergency Medicine

When your child needs emergency care, our pediatric emergency medicine specialists have the expertise and compassion to care specifically for younger patients.

Treating younger patients is vastly different from treating adults — from requiring appropriately sized equipment to medications formulated specifically for children. Pediatric emergency medicine specialists at Pediatrix are highly trained and prepared to treat children in crisis. With expertise and compassion, our specialists manage the urgent needs of infants, children and adolescents with acute, and sometimes life-threatening, illness, injury or trauma. Highly experienced at quickly identifying and diagnosing illnesses and conditions in children, our specialists prescribe immediate treatment plans specific to younger patients. 

Emergency Medicine Services

Rapid diagnosis and proper, timely treatment are critical to the wellbeing of pediatric emergency patients. Our pediatric emergency medicine specialists are here to help.

Emergency Conditions We Treat Include, but are Not Limited to:

  • Acute respiratory infection
  • Altered level of consciousness
  • Poisoning and toxicology
  • Seizures
  • Trauma

Emergency Testing We Provide Includes, but is Not Limited to:

  • Blood testing
  • Physical examination
  • X-rays

Emergency medicine program benefits

We know rapid diagnosis and proper, timely treatment are critical to the wellbeing of pediatric emergency patients. We partner with hospitals to provide intuitive, customized solutions to meet the needs of all young patients who need emergency care.

Following are some of the many benefits of emergency 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, leading to positive outcomes.


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

A Strong Referral Base

Our national network enables your child to receive 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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