Pediatric Emergency

Nevada’s Leader in Pediatric Emergency Care

When emergencies happen, trust your child’s health to the most experienced pediatric emergency medicine team in Southern Nevada. Our highly skilled, expertly trained Pediatric Emergency Department team offers the high-quality care your child deserves.

We are more than just doctors and nurses; we are mothers and fathers who maintain a steadfast commitment to caring for the most important person in your life.

Any Day, Any Time — We’re Here for You

Our Pediatric Emergency Department is staffed 24/7 by fellowship-trained and board-certified pediatric emergency medicine and critical care physicians, in addition to advanced practice nurses, and registered nurses trained and specially certified in pediatric care. Offering decades of experience and training, our world-class team members have dedicated their careers to promoting successful medical outcomes for children across the nation. This unparalleled level of expertise plays a critical role in saving and improving young lives.

Our emergency department treats approximately 30,000 children each year, serving as a valuable asset to families in Southern Nevada. We look forward to continuing our mission of helping young patients overcome even the most severe illnesses and injuries.

The Valuable Resources Your Child Needs

We have all of the necessary tools at our disposal to provide your child with Nevada’s highest level of pediatric emergency care. Our 20-bed Pediatric Emergency Department offers five specially equipped beds for pediatric resuscitation and critical care, including an infant warmer designed for children from birth to 3 months.

We have advanced bedside ultrasound technology to quickly and precisely diagnose your child’s illness. In addition, our team has the ability to perform bedside laboratory testing to promote more immediate diagnoses. We also use innovative pain management policies to reduce discomfort among young patients.

When your child has an injury that needs immediate attention, or an illness that cannot wait for a routine doctor visit or Quick Care visit, we're ready. Below are examples of the conditions we treat on a regular basis. 

  • Difficulty breathing
  • Seizure (especially if the child has not had prior seizures or known seizure disorder)
  • Suspected broken bones
  • Crush injury
  • Lacerations that may need stitches
  • Fever in an infant under 90 days of age
  • Head injury with associated symptoms
  • Severe abdominal pain
  • Burns
  • Signs of dehydration

Contact Us

Our team is available 24/7 to assist you. Please call us directly at 702-383-3734 or visit the Emergency Department at the address listed below

UMC Children's Hospital Pediatric Emergency Department

800 Hope Place 

Las Vegas, NV 89102

(Located on the third floor of the UMC Children's Hospital Building)

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