Pediatric care in West Palm Beach
Whether your child requires a few stitches or has a serious health condition, Palms West Hospital is the place to turn. As the only hospital in the western communities with a dedicated pediatric hospital and around-the-clock emergency care, The Children’s Hospital at Palms West provides an ongoing commitment to exceptional care.
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For more information on our pediatric programs, please call our Consult-A-Nurse® team at (561) 345-7009.
All members of our healthcare team have experience caring for children of all ages – from toddlers to adolescents. We provide expert care to meet all of your family's needs, 24/7.
The Children's Hospital at Palms West's pediatricians offer a wide range of comprehensive specialties and pediatric services, including:
- Infectious disease
- Plastic surgery
- Nuclear medicine
At The Children's Hospital at Palms West, we want to make sure nothing interferes with the success of any procedure. We know that diagnostic tests and more invasive procedures can be frightening to a child, so we provide an atmosphere that is calming to children and comforting to you.
We offer Palm Beach County children diagnostic procedures and advanced imaging services, including:
- Computed tomography imaging
- Magnetic resonance imaging (MRI)
- Renal and bone scans
- Electroencephalograms (EEGs)
- Bone marrow aspirations
Pediatric sedation and infusion
Not only do we have the only dedicated outpatient pediatric sedation service in Palm Beach County, but we also offer sedation for invasive procedures, such as:
- Kidney and liver biopsies
- Lumbar punctures
Our infusion services offer procedures, such as:
- Endocrine testing
- Chemotherapy administration
- Infusaport monthly maintenance
- Immunosuppressive drug infusions
- Intravenous immune globulin (IVIG) infusions
- Administration of blood and platelets
- Lab monitoring
Pediatric emergency care
Time is of the essence in life’s unexpected moments. You should feel the utmost confidence when entrusting your child to a hospital.
At the Children’s Hospital at Palms West, you will find a dedicated Pediatric ER. All members of our pediatric emergency team have been specially trained to care for children of all ages, from toddlers to adolescents.
Pediatric intensive care unit (PICU)
Exclusively for our pediatric patients, this unit features all private beds. Our PICU features the latest equipment for critically ill patients, and some examples of our child-friendly accommodations include:
- Colorful halls on our pediatric floor
- Cheerful and bright rooms for each patient
- A playroom where children can feel safe and comfortable while taking a break from their treatment schedule
- A teen room with computers and internet access
- A full-time child life specialist who provides therapeutic play and developmentally appropriate activities, reduces the stress of hospitalization and offers support to patients and their families.
Pediatric cancer care
The Children’s Hospital at Palms West's pediatric oncology program supports the diagnosis, management and long-term follow-up of children fighting cancer and blood disorders. Our pediatric cancer specialists combine expert diagnostic skills with a compassionate approach to caring for children, teens and young adults.
We offer specialty pediatric cancer services that include highly experienced nurses for inpatient and outpatient care and outpatient infusion center with private rooms.
Our Children's Therapy Center for pediatric rehabilitation was built on the foundation of achieving the extraordinary for your child. We focus not just on skill development, but also on play, sports, socialization, language and teamwork. We strive to help your child learn that we are partners in this process and that achieving the amazing is possible.
Our goal is to help your child overcome obstacles to achieve their potential with a skilled staff specialized in orthopedic, neurological, congenital, and developmental disorders.