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Pediatric Care Closer to Home

Jacksonville Pediatrics

To better serve families and meet the growing need for pediatric care in Northeast Florida, Memorial Hospital in Jacksonville provides high-quality emergency and inpatient pediatric services.

We know how scary hospitals can be for young children. At Memorial Hospital, we are committed to caring for our young patients in a comfortable, pediatric-friendly environment. Our doctors, nurses and other staff provide the bedside manner you want for your child.

Inpatient pediatric care

For children who need to be admitted for further monitoring, observation and treatment, Memorial Hospital offers an inpatient pediatric unit and pediatric intensive care unit (PICU) to care for the special needs of children.

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  • Pediatric-trained physicians, nurses and staff available 24/7
  • Large, modern, private rooms
  • Family-centered care
  • Rooming-in capabilities for parents
  • Flexible visiting hours
  • Play area with child-sized furniture and toys
  • Child-friendly artwork and decor
  • Individualized treatment plans designed to meet the unique needs of each patient

Pediatric emergency rooms in Jacksonville

When it comes to pediatric emergency care in Jacksonville, look no further than the experts at Memorial Hospital. We offer a variety of emergency services for children ranging from broken bones to concussions.

Memorial Hospital has three convenient full-service emergency centers with pediatric trained staff in Jacksonville, ensuring that your closest emergency room is never far away.

ExpressKids at Memorial Hospital

For minor ailments and less severe emergencies, ExpressKids at Memorial Hospital offers a fast track ER option in an area designed just for children with brightly colored waiting rooms and artwork. Each room includes a touch-screen tablet, so kids can watch videos and play games while they wait for a physician or nurse.

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The triage nurse at the emergency room will decide if your child is able to be treated at the ExpressKids emergency room or will need the full-service ER in the main hospital. Either way, you can take comfort in knowing your child is in good hands.