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Baptist Children's Hospital at North Central

Kids-Only Emergency Care in San Antonio

Broken bones, injuries and illness are a part of life, but when the one suffering the broken bone, injury or illness is a child — your child — you’ll do anything to make the hurt go away. At Baptist Regional Children’s Center at North Central Baptist Hospital, we understand that feeling, and we’re here to help. When your child needs emergency health care, you’ll want to visit the Children's Emergency Department at North Central — an emergency department tailored especially to the unique needs of kids.

Our dedicated kids-only emergency department offers:

  • A calming nautical theme representing coastal Texas
  • The only dedicated pediatric emergency room in the North Central San Antonio area
  • Pediatric surgery and anesthesia specialists on-site
  • Pediatric intensive care unit (PICU) for the most critically ill children
  • Child-life area and certified child-life specialists to provide your child and his or her siblings with a welcoming and positive experience
  • Caring and compassionate board-certified pediatricians on staff

From broken bones to critical care for chronic illness, we offer a wide range of services to meet your child’s needs. Some of the pediatric specialties we offer include:

  • Anesthesiology
  • Cardiology
  • Critical care and pediatric intensive care unit (PICU)
  • Emergency medicine
  • Endocrinology
  • Ear, nose and throat (ENT) care
  • General surgery
  • Neonatology
  • Nephrology
  • Neurology
  • Neurosurgery
  • Orthopedics
  • Pulmonology
  • Radiology

Pediatric Intensive Care Unit

North Central Baptist is proud to offer you the only fully equipped and staffed PICU in northern San Antonio. When your child is critically ill, seriously injured or recovering from major surgery, the PICU at North Central Baptist provides you with expert pediatric critical care like no other. Board-certified pediatric intensivists, certified pediatric intensive care nurses and specially trained pediatric staff, all certified in Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS), deliver individualized, personal, hands-on care to your child and family.


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