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Pediatrics

Every parent or guardian knows the pain of caring for a sick child. When your child falls ill, you want care that is compassionate, family friendly and child centered: you want Providence.

Our pediatric specialists don’t just treat your child’s illness. We treat the whole person in a caring, supportive environment that puts the entire family at ease.

Our pediatric units are specially designed with age appropriate medical equipment and staffed with caring nurses and medical personnel trained to meet the specialized needs of developing children and adolescents.

With a child-centered approach, our pediatric teams treat your children in a holistic manner, both medically and psychologically.

We respect the fact that you are your child's strongest advocate, so we believe in working in partnership with you to keep you as informed and involved in your child’s care as possible. Being on the leading edge of pediatric and developmental research means we help parents take an active role in their children’s healing and well-being.

In order to comfort our young patients and help them see the foreign hospital environment as something familiar and less intimidating, we involve parents in every activity, from feeding and diaper changes, to playtime and cuddling.

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The last thing anyone wants is for their child to be hospitalized. For those unfortunate cases, we’re here to help. This is why many of our hospitals are equipped with technology designed to handle pediatric surgery, orthopedics, urology and other pediatric subspecialties, as well as inpatient and outpatient pediatric surgeries.

Along with comprehensive neonatal intensive care units and an extensive network of pediatricians, many of our hospitals provide pediatric care that is grounded in evidence based medicine.

Many Providence hospitals offer a wide range of specialized health care services for children. From routine check-ups to pediatric critical care, our goal is to offer each parent and child the care essential to healthy living. Our pediatric services include:

  • Pediatric Cardiology
    Providence has long been a leader in the treatment of children's heart disease and has pioneered a variety of procedures, including minimally-invasive and robotic surgeries that result in less pain, tiny incisions and faster recovery.
  • Pediatric Endocrinology and Diabetes
    Endocrinology focuses on the body's glands and how the hormones they produce help body systems work together and allow people to function. When things are not working well, children and adolescents may have problems with metabolism, growth and development, puberty and more.
  • Pediatric Gastroenterology
    We specialize in problems of the esophagus, gallbladder, intestines, liver, pancreas and stomach in children and adolescents.
  • Pediatric Incontinence
    Incontinence can be embarrassing, uncomfortable and frustrating for kids. We tackle the problem of incontinence with state-of-the-art diagnostic equipment and innovative treatment methods.
  • Pediatric Intensive Care
    Our Pediatric Intensive Care Unit (PICU) offers your child the highest level of medical care and monitoring for traumatic injuries, illness and other critical medical conditions.
  • Pediatric Nephrology
    Our pediatric nephrologists are specially trained to spot signs of kidney disease in babies, children and teens. We use the latest techniques to slow the progression of the disease and help your child feel better.
  • Pediatric Neurology
    Our pediatric neurology team expertly diagnoses and manages a wide range of conditions that impact your child's brain, spine, nerves and muscles.
  • Pediatric Neurosurgery
    If your child needs surgery for their head, spine or nervous system, our pediatric neurosurgeons are here for you with the most up to date surgeries and treatment options.
  • Pediatric Oncology and Hematology
    When your child has cancer or a blood disorder, our pediatric oncology and hematology specialists are here for every aspect of your child's care.

Doctors Specializing in Pediatrics

At Providence, you'll have access to a vast network of dedicated and compassionate providers who offer personalized care by focusing on treatment, prevention and health education.

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