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Pediatric emergency care

Specialized staff provides pediatric emergency care in a kid-friendly emergency room (ER). These highly trained pediatric doctors and nurses use child-sized medical equipment to evaluate and treat your child for medical emergencies.

Pediatric emergency room (ER) care in Dallas, Texas

Medical City Children's Hospital offers advanced, child-friendly care in its emergency room.

We know every second counts if your child has an emergency, which is why physicians, nurses and physician assistants with specialized pediatric training are standing by to care for your little one.

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Children's hospital ER services in Dallas, Texas

Medical City Children's Hospital ER offers full-service pediatric emergency care. We understand that kids need special care, which is why our pediatric ER is completely separate from the adult emergency room. By keeping the treatment rooms for children separate, we’re able to provide a more soothing environment.

Our 40,000-square foot pediatric ER features cheerful colors, play areas, televisions and an interactive gaming station to help our little patients stay calm and keep their siblings occupied. Our goal is to provide immediate bedding, which means you and your child will be taken directly to a private room as soon as one is available.

Pediatricians and pediatric nurses use medical equipment specially designed for children. We also have a dedicated child life team, providing support for families and information in a way children can comprehend. If a hospital stay is needed, we’ll register your child at his or her bedside so you won’t have to leave the room to be admitted to the hospital.

Specialized pediatric emergency care

Staff and physicians are specially trained to provide you and your family with high quality pediatric care, according to guidelines for care set by the American Academy of Pediatrics, the American College of Emergency Physicians and the Emergency Nurses Association.

Medical City Children's Hospital is equipped to ensure it has resources in place to provide a safe and family-centered emergency experience, including:

  • 24/7/365 emergency care
  • Board-certified emergency medicine physicians
  • Registered, emergency-trained nurses supported by pediatric child-life specialists
  • Pediatric-friendly rooms
  • Pediatric pain management techniques
  • Pediatric computerized drug dosing for safety

Getting pediatric ER care

Patients arriving for the ER at Medical City Children's Hospital can follow marked signs to enter the hospital campus at the intersection of Park Central Drive and Merit Drive. Medical City Children's Hospital's ER shares space with the ER at Medical City Dallas, but the adult and pediatric patients have separate waiting and treating rooms.

Street and garage parking is available throughout the hospital campus, and there is a parking garage directly adjacent to the ER entrance. Garage and lot parking is $1 per hour or $4 for an entire day. Street parking is metered.

Our address is:

7777 Forest Lane
Dallas, TX 75230

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Medical City Children's Hospital
7777 Forest Ln
Dallas, TX 75230
 (972) 566 - 7000

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Medical City Children's Hospital
7777 Forest Ln
Dallas, TX 75230
 (972) 566 - 7000
Medical City Dallas Hospital
7777 Forest Ln
Dallas, TX 75230
 (972) 566 - 7000

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Medical City Green Oaks Hospital
7808 Clodus Fields Dr
Dallas, TX 75251
 (972) 991 - 9504

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