Pediatric Intensive Care Unit (PICU)

Pediatric Intensive Care Unit (PICU)

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Intensive care for seriously ill or injured children

Our care team treats children who are very seriously ill, injured, or recovering from major invasive surgery. Your child is in good hands. Caring for critically ill children is our specialty.

Our mission

We aim to provide the highest standard of care and treatment by training our staff in the most advanced life-saving and life-support measures. Through training and research, we ensure your child’s best outcome.

Our goals are to continue to be a leader in patient safety, and to keep survival rates high for very sick infants and children. 

Our staff of pediatric specialists work as a team to provide the best care and treatment for your child. Our team includes:

  • Pediatric critical care physicians
  • Pediatric critical care practitioners
  • Pediatric critical care nurses
  • Pediatric critical care physician trainees
  • Pediatric resident physicians
  • Pediatric critical care respiratory therapists
  • Nutritionists
  • Pharmacists
  • Social workers
  • Care coordinators

Contact us

Phone: 800-233-4082

Academic Office: 717-531-5337
Fax: 717-531-0809