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Advanced, Family-Centered Care Close to Home

When your child is sick or injured, Valley Presbyterian Hospital brings compassionate and specialized pediatric care to children of the San Fernando Valley. Each member of our pediatric care team shares a patient- and family-centered approach, providing your child and your family with the treatment and support needed for positive outcomes.

Our facility is equipped to serve the individual health care needs of children from newborn to age 18. Children's Services at Valley Presbyterian Hospital encompasses three units:

A Dedicated Team of Pediatric Specialists

Every child admitted to Valley Presbyterian Hospital receives the full attention of a multidisciplinary team of highly skilled pediatric physicians and care specialists. Our medical team includes physicians, pediatric nurses, a child life specialist, social services representatives, respiratory therapists, pharmacists and case managers, who work together to deliver coordinated care that is tailored to your child's individual needs.

Our highly skilled physicians represent a broad range of clinical practice areas and sub specialties, including:

  • Pediatric Cardiology
  • Pediatric Ear, Nose, Throat
  • Pediatric Infectious Disease
  • Pediatric Gastroenterology
  • Pediatric Neurology
  • Pediatric Orthopedics
  • Pediatric Surgery

Helping Children to Heal

Our PCC and PICU are designed to meet the medical and emotional needs of children. Patient rooms in these units feature a child-friendly theme, as well as a plasma television and recliner for parents who wish to remain at their child's bedside. Our playroom is stocked with computers, books, easels, puzzles, board games, and video games, allowing the children in our care to be kids as well as patients.

At Valley Presbyterian Hospital, families play an important role in the emotional and physical recovery of their children. To support this role, physicians and staff strive to make parents and family members feel comfortable and included in their child's care while in our hospital.

Equipped to Provide Emergency Care

Valley Presbyterian Hospital has been approved by the County of Los Angeles as an Emergency Department Approved for Pediatrics (EDAP). This designation is based on the qualifications of our staff, quality of care, equipment and established treatment procedures. Specialized pediatric teams, including on-call pediatric surgeons and anesthesiologists are available to diagnose and direct children to the care they urgently need.

For more information, contact us at 818.782.6600.

News

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VPH Welcomes New Chief Nursing Officer | 2014-03-27

Lori Burnell, PhD, MSN, BSN, RN, Joins the Hospital's Leadership Team ...

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'DFCon' takes place at the Loews Hollywood Hotel March 20-22 VAN ...

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VPH Awarded Ahmanson Foundation Grant | 2014-03-04

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VPH Welcomes New Board Members | 2014-01-27

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VPH Awarded First 5 LA Grant | 2013-12-02

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VPH Welcomes New CIO | 2013-11-08

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VPH Physician Receives Honor | 2013-10-18

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VPH Executive Accepted into Prestigious Leadership Program | 2013-10-16

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VPH Unveils Perinatal Center | 2013-10-10

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VPH to Host 3rd Annual Golf Classic | 2013-09-13

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Valley Presbyterian Hospital Executive Receives Award | 2013-05-07

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Valley Presbyterian Hospital Launches VPH Cares | 2013-03-27

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