Emergencies


If you feel your child's problem is an emergency, please call 911 or go to your nearest Emergency Room. For a POISON EMERGENCY in the U.S. call 1-800-222-1222.

 

 

There are a few true pediatric emergencies that are best not handled in our office. We are more than happy to handle many urgent conditions that arise, but for your child’s safety our nursing staff will sometimes direct you to an Emergency Room. These will include situations that may require emergency allergic reaction treatment, trauma requiring prompt x-ray or surgery consult, severe airway and breathing problems, severe head trauma, and cuts needing stitches.

These and other such situations may undergo dangerous delay by calling us or coming here first. Our strongest interest is your child’s well being and safety, and in these rare instances the best place for your child is an Emergency Room.