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Pediatric emergency room in Danville, Pa.

Emergency care that's focused on your child

The pediatric emergency room team at Geisinger Medical Center is specially trained to handle pediatric emergencies in a way that’s tailored to meet your child’s specific physical and emotional needs.

Simply check in at the main 24-hour emergency room in and we’ll guide you to the pediatric emergency zone. For life-threatening emergencies, call 911.


Emergencies we treat

Our pediatric emergency specialists diagnose and treat children from birth through age 18. Turn to us for conditions ranging from:

  • Acute concerns such as fever, vomiting, serious infections, dehydration, severe allergic reactions and seizures
  • Poisonings and overdoses
  • Serious complications of chronic conditions such as diabetes and asthma
  • Severe trauma and injuries, from lacerations and head injuries to broken bones
  • Sprains and strains

No matter what your child needs, we’re prepared with child-specific technology, equipment and pediatricians to give them the best emergency care.

Pediatric ER at Geisinger Medical Center

100 N. Academy Ave., Danville
Open daily, 11 a.m. – 11 p.m.*

*Geisinger Emergency Department is open 24/7 and ready to take care of your child.

Dedicated children’s emergency room

When your child has an urgent medical issue, trust them to the only dedicated pediatric ER in central Pennsylvania. Away from the main ER, our pediatric emergency zone was built with children and teenagers in mind. Here your child will benefit from:

  • Welcoming rooms in a calmer, kid-friendly space 
  • Child Life specialists to help ease your child’s fears and provide age-appropriate explanations and distractions
  • Optional state-of-the-art sedation methods for uncomfortable procedures, like setting a broken bone (no needles necessary)
  • A family-focused care team that includes providers specializing in pediatric emergency medicine, pediatric nurses, pharmacists and respiratory therapists
  • Treatments powered by the latest research in pediatric care
  • Compassionate support and guidance for you and your child every step of the way

Pediatric trauma care when every moment counts

The pediatric emergency room at Geisinger Janet Weis Children’s Hospital is connected to Geisinger Janet Weis Children’s Hospital. For the most serious emergencies, we offer the only pediatric trauma program in the area. With specialized equipment and training, our team stands ready care for your child when every moment counts.

Tour the pediatric emergency room

See how the pediatric emergency zone at Geisinger Medical Center Danville caters to your child’s needs.

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