Children stay in the Pediatric Intensive Care Unit, or PICU, after surgery and while they recover from severe illness and injury. We provide 24-hour care for critically ill children every day.
This unit is also the home of the nation's first Kiwanis Heart Center, specifically for children who are undergoing critical heart care.
Assembling a team of experts
From our emergency room to the PICU, our medical team specializes in caring for the seriously ill child. These experts include:
- Pediatric intensivist, physicians who specialize in caring for children who are seriously ill
- Emergency Room physicians
- Nurses who are certified in pediatric intensive care
- Respiratory therapists
- Social workers
Our staff works every moment with speed and expertise, vigilance and compassion. Each focuses on giving your child the greatest opportunity to recover as quickly and completely as possible.