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Pediatric Medical Center

In 2017, Valley Presbyterian Hospital was designated a Pediatric Medical Center (PMC), recognized by the County of Los Angeles, which allows a team of pediatric specialists to treat and handle a higher level of care needed for pediatric patients in our Pediatric Intensive Care Unit (PICU). Additionally, our Emergency Department Approved for Pediatrics (EDAP) designation means specialized pediatric teams, including pediatric surgeons and anesthesiologists, are ready at a moment's notice to assemble, triage, and fast-track children to the care they urgently need.

At Valley Presbyterian Hospital's Pediatric Medical Center (PMC), we recognize that children need specialized care for every age and stage of development. That's why we bring together an integrated team of pediatricians, pediatric nurses, respiratory therapists, case managers and others who focus exclusively on the care and treatment of children's conditions.

On admission to our 25-bed unit, your child will be assigned to a dedicated pediatric hospitalist. Pediatric hospitalists are pediatricians who work in the hospital and specialize in caring for infants, children and teens during their hospital stay. The hospitalist will meet with you and your child, assess your child's medical history, and recommend a treatment plan. He or she will be available to you throughout your child's hospital stay to keep you well informed and answer any questions you may have.

Pediatric Physicians Provide These Services:

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

We Provide Specialized Care and Support Emotional Needs:

  • Child life services
  • Critical and urgent care

Our Center fulfills the medical and emotional needs of children and their families and provides a safe, comfortable environment for our expert medical team to provide treatment. Patient rooms accommodate family members so you can stay with your child. The Center's playroom is equipped with books, puzzles, board and video games, art supplies and more. Because of our family-centered approach, our physicians and care team work closely with you to develop treatment plans and keep you well informed.

To learn more about our Pediatric Medical Center, call 818.782.6600.