Pediatric Emergency Department

Pediatric Emergency Department

Kids Have Emergencies, Too

When you have a pediatric emergency, rely on the only dedicated Pediatric Emergency Department in New Hampshire here at Elliot Hospital. Our expert team of pediatric emergency medicine specialists provides compassionate, professional care to nearly 13,000 children annually. That’s more children than any other hospital in New Hampshire.

In addition to our board-certified pediatric emergency medicine physicians, our nursing staff receives advanced training in pediatrics. We also have Child Life Specialists who help your child throughout the hospital experience through playtime, age-appropriate education about your child’s care and preparing your child for procedures or exams.

Our dedicated Pediatric Emergency Department is designed for children and their families offering a welcoming atmosphere with child and family-friendly details. We have 4 private rooms that have the most advanced child-sized medical equipment, televisions and DVD players as well as lighting and details designed to appeal to children of all ages.

Furthermore, as a verified Pediatric Level III Trauma Center, we have a state-of-the-art pediatric trauma room in which we can appropriately care for the most critically ill or injured children.

Services We Offer

  • On-site radiology
  • 24-hour psychiatric coverage
  • The ability to sedate for painful procedures when appropriate
  • Access to pediatric specialists including
    • Pediatric Surgery
    • Pediatric Anesthesia
    • Pediatric Gastroenterology
    • Pediatric Neurology
    • Orthopedics
    • Trauma Specialists
  • Pediatric Inpatient Care
    • Level III NICU
    • Dedicated Pediatric/Adolescent Unit

Our Pediatric Unit is ready to care for your child

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When your child is critically ill or injured and needs pediatric emergency care, rely on our experienced staff of dedicated pediatric emergency physicians and nurses with advanced training in pediatrics.