Specialized pediatric care in Denver, CO
At Rocky Mountain Hospital for Children at Swedish Medical Center, we understand that healthcare isn’t one size fits all. Children need special attention, care and even special doctors to ensure they are brought to full health as quickly and safely as possible. As a result, Swedish Medical Center offers comprehensive pediatric services.
To learn more about our pediatric care, call (303) 788-6505.
From parenting classes to providing online resources about childhood injury prevention, our team of dedicated pediatricians and pediatric intensivists put the health needs of our child patients first while helping them achieve optimal results.
Our pediatric emergency services
We offer after-hours pediatric urgent care for the Denver, Lakewood and Littleton communities. Our main facility has 11 beds reserved for child patients with a staff comprising of board-certified pediatricians and registered nurses trained in pediatric care. Additionally, we have a six-bed pediatric intensive care unit (PICU) that is designed to give further medical attention to the children who need it most.
If you are unsure whether your child’s symptoms warrant a visit to the emergency room, review our online pediatric symptom checker. After reviewing our online advice, if you feel your child needs immediate care, bring him or her to a Swedish ER facility right away.
Should I take my child to the ER?
Is your child’s illness or injury worthy of a visit to the emergency room? You may be thinking, “Am I overlooking something serious by not taking my child to the ER?” or “Am I overreacting?” Let us help you decide; we typically treat kids with symptoms such as:
- Severe abdominal pain
- Head injuries
- Sports injuries
- Excessive bleeding
- Difficulty breathing
- High fevers
You can reach the Swedish pediatric unit by calling (303) 788-6505 and the PICU by calling (303) 788-7428.