Palms West Hospital
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Palms West Hospital is proud to have provided the Western Communities with healthcare excellence since 1986.

Pediatrics

When kids need medical attention—even for small ailments like cuts and bruises or the common cold—they should be treated with special care that is designed just for their needs. Dedicated pediatric expertise is even more essential for kids with more complex medical conditions that could require longer hospital stays and more involved treatments. The Children’s Hospital at Palms West is understanding of the unique healthcare needs of infants, toddlers, and adolescents, offering a number of pediatric specialties with the whole family in mind. Keep reading to learn how our dedicated pediatric care can help your child stay well in any situation.

Kids’ Special Healthcare Needs

Children are not just tiny adults, so they require more in their care than lower doses of medication. Kids need the care of medical professionals who know how to communicate with children in an environment that is designed with warmth and comfort. Therefore, our Children’s Hospital is decorated in bright colors with areas for young patients to play when they are waiting for emergency care or spending time outside of their hospital rooms during longer stays. Parents and families are always welcome to stay by a child’s side during his or her care and work with our Child Life specialist for a lower-stress hospital visit.

Pediatric Services at Palms West Hospital

The Children’s Hospital at Palms West offers a full continuum of care for kids from infancy to adolescence. Teens may also receive care with dedicated areas for their special medical needs in the period between childhood and adulthood. Below you can get a look at some of our key pediatric service lines that will let your child get the best possible care when it is needed most.

  • Hematology & Oncology – While rare, childhood cancers can be an incredible source of stress for children and their families. With the pediatric hematology and oncology services provided by highly specialized nurses and physicians, your child can get excellent care on an inpatient or outpatient bases.
  • Emergency Care – Our dedicated pediatric ER is open 24/7 to address any condition that may arise outside of your pediatrician’s regular hours.
  • Surgery – Palms West provides a number of surgical services through our Children’s Hospital, each of which is designed to create the easiest possible recovery for young patients.
  • Orthopedics – Most kids a fearless on the playground, but this can result in broken bones, sprains, and strains that require orthopedic care. Our pediatric orthopedic services may also provide treatment for children facing musculoskeletal deformities like scoliosis or physical birth defects.
  • Cardiology – Many children in need of cardiovascular care are facing congenital birth defects that may lead to serious problems without treatment during childhood. Fortunately, our team is highly experienced in treating conditions of this nature to pave the way for healthier futures.

As you seek pediatric care for your child in Loxahatchee, call Palms West Hospital at (561) 345-7009. Our nurses are available around the clock to take your call and provide physician referrals within our Children’s Hospital.