Welcome to Children's Hospital
The UTMB Children’s Hospital in Galveston offers leading edge
knowledge and over 120 years of experience in one of the finest academic
settings in the nation. The fully redesigned hospital and child life
program reflects an attention to all the details that matter to
children, offering the whimsy and serenity of an ocean/island design
along with many special spaces for toddlers, older children and
teenagers to play, relax, unwind and spend time with family members.
UTMB Health offers advanced general inpatient care for ill children, as
well as specialty inpatient care for children with serious medical
conditions. Our pediatric hospitalists, attending faculty physicians,
nurses, residents, students and staff provide state-of-the-art clinical
care and the emotional support that is essential during a hospital stay.
Our Pediatric Intensive Care Unit (PICU) offers critical care services
for infants, children and adolescents with severe illnesses or injuries.
We can arrange emergency helicopter transport when needed to serve the
most seriously ill children in our region.
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The UTMB Nurseries provide a full complement of primary and
tertiary care neonatal services with over 6,000 annual admissions to the
Newborn Nursery and more than 600 to the Neonate Intensive Care Unit (NICU
Level IV) each year. The ISCU provides care for high risk newborns and
premature babies and has all the resources available to care for ill
Pediatric Critical Care is responsible for the evaluation and management of critically ill newborns, infants, children and adolescents with medical or surgical problems.
The program works with families dealing with miscarriages in
the Emergency Department (ED) or at the Regional Maternal Child Health
Program (RMCHP) clinics, parents dealing with stillbirths or fetal
demises, neonates in the NICU, and families dealing with lethal
diagnoses during pregnancy. Expectant parents are seen and consulted by a
caring healthcare professional.