Pediatric Unit Now Open!
The Pediatric Unit at Advocate South Suburban Hospital offers pediatric services that combine extraordinary medical expertise with a philosophy that is child-centered in a unit designed with kids in mind. It can be a scary time when a child needs medical care, for both family and children. The physicians and staff are trained to care for the special needs of a child and family. On the campus of Advocate South Suburban Hospital, the new 10-bed pediatric unit has private rooms, a friendly decorated atmosphere and playroom.
The pediatric unit is working in collaboration with Advocate Children’s Hospital - Oak Lawn staff. This allows for the sharing of on-staff physicians, training of nursing staff and shared clinical staff. The experience, resources and knowledge of Advocate Children’s Hospital will be shared at the pediatric unit of Advocate South Suburban Hospital, making Advocate Health Care a strong pediatric health care presence in the south suburbs.
The vision of this dedicated unit is to provide a superior level of pediatric care to the south suburbs.
Specialized Care for Children
Nothing is more important to a parent than the health of their child. The pediatric unit at Advocate South Suburban Hospital cares for children with low or moderate levels of illness. Board-certified pediatric hospitalists are utilized for 24/7 pediatric patient care in complement to primary care and specialists.
Pediatric Medical Specialties:
- General Pediatric Medicine
- General Pediatric Surgery
- Ear, Nose, Throat (ENT)
- Orthopedic Surgery
- Sports Medicine
When it comes to the health of a child, we know that seconds count. At the expanded emergency room you will find an exceptional staff of board-certified emergency medicine physicians, nurses certified in several areas of emergency care and specially trained emergency technicians. Our emergency department also has a fast track program that provides care for less serious ailments.