Conditions We Treat

We have extensive experience handling the problems that commonly send children to the emergency department. These include:

Services We Offer

Children who come to CHKD's Emergency Center are cared for by a wide range of specialists - pediatricians, nurses and technicians - trained to understand and meet the unique needs of children. Our medical equipment is child-sized and our facility is warm and child-friendly to help ease fear and discomfort. Among the services we offer are:

  • X-ray
  • Lab tests
  • Respiratory therapy
  • Casting
  • Sutures
  • Special minor-care hours for non-emergencies
  • Child life therapy
  • Observation beds
  • Consultation with pediatric sub-specialists and surgeons

The division has an Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education-accredited and active pediatric emergency medicine fellowship program that accepts two fellows per year. We also sponsor fellowships international pediatric emergency medicine and simulation in medical education.