Pediatric Emergency Care

Your trusted source for pediatric lifesaving and urgent medical care

Visit our Pediatric Emergency Departments

Our clinical teams are uniquely trained and equipped to treat emergency conditions for children. Our pediatric emergency departments are located at two convenient locations:

Children's Hospital at Sinai Hospital

2401 W Belvedere Ave.
Baltimore, MD 21215
Hours: Open 24/7 More about the Children's Hospital

Specialized emergency care designed for children

Going to the emergency room can be scary for anyone, but especially for children. That’s why our pediatric emergency departments are centered on the unique needs of our youngest patients and are proud to provide the best quality care, 24 hours a day.

Our emergency departments are staffed with board-certified pediatricians and specialists who provide your child with quality and compassionate medical care. Having dedicated pediatric specialists situated in our emergency departments allows us to place your child in an exam room more quickly, resulting in shorter wait times and less anxiety.

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We take extra steps to make sure all children feel safe and comfortable:

  • Our Child Life specialists are on hand to ensure a child’s stay in the emergency department is as comfortable as possible, providing support and resources to help children during stressful situations, including therapeutic play, preparation for procedures, and education to reduce fear, anxiety and pain.

  • We address children’s pain proactively and have a variety of measures designed to minimize discomfort.

  • The pediatric emergency department at Sinai Hospital is certified as Autism-Friendly by Pathfinders for Autism and can care for children who are intellectually disabled or have other special needs.

  • In the rare instances when a child has been sexually assaulted, our Pediatric S.A.F.E. Program at Carroll Hospital provides a safe, comfortable environment in which to treat and investigate the incident.

When to visit the emergency department

The emergency department is the place to go to treat life-threatening illnesses and injuries. You should visit the ED if you experience any of the following symptoms:

  • Asthma attack or trouble breathing

  • Burns

  • Drug or alcohol overdose

  • Fractures or broken bones

  • Gunshots

  • Heart attack or sever chest pain or pressure

  • Heavy bleeding

  • Intense allergic reaction

  • Knife and other wounds

  • Loss of consciousness, ability to speak, vision, mobility

  • Stroke

  • Suicidal or homicidal feelings

  • Traumatic injury or accident

Not sure when to visit the emergency department, an urgent care center or call your primary care physician?

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