Pediatrics

The Department of Pediatrics offers a wide range of services to newborns, children, and adolescents in both inpatient and outpatient settings.  Offering a comprehensive range of services, the department is fully staffed by pediatricians specializing in primary care, adolescent medicine and a broad range of pediatric subspecialties.

PEDIATRIC EMERGENCY DEPARTMENT
The Pediatric Emergency Department at Flushing Hospital Medical Center has over 12,000 visits annually.  Our child-friendly department including patient triage and waiting room,is separate from the adult emergency department.  Flushing Hospital employs Board Certified pediatricians who specialize in providing emergency medical care to children from infancy to 21 years of age.  These highly qualified pediatricians and nurses possess certifications including Basic Cardiac Life Support, Pediatric Advanced Life Support and Advanced Trauma Life Support.
(718) 670-5929

PEDIATRIC INPATIENT CARE
Using skill, compassion and advanced technology, the Flushing Hospital’s Department of Pediatrics provides care for acute and chronic illnesses to infants, children and young adults on our dedicated, 28 bed pediatrics unit on the fourth floor of the main building.

All patient rooms on the pediatric floor are outfitted to ensure the comfort and safety of both our patients and parents. The floor has a fully equipped playroom including a library and a computer, and an audiovisual room stocked with the most current selection of media. Our certified Child Life Specialists help children cope with illness, trauma and stress. The department's multi-ethnic, multi-lingual staff enhances their ability to communicate with and serve its youngest patients.
(718) 670-5526

NICU
Flushing Hospital also offers a Level 3 Neonatal Intensive Care Unit, located on the 5th floor of the hospital. This highly specialized unit, staffed by a highly trained neonatal intensive care team provides 24 hour care to premature of medical compromised infants.
(718) 670-5363

PEDIATRIC AMBULATORY CARE CENTER
Flushing Hospital’s newly renovated and expanded Pediatric Ambulatory Care Center, conveniently located on the ground floor of the Medical Science building offers a wide range of pediatric services including:

·         General Pediatrics

·         Adolescent Medicine

·         Dermatology

·         Pediatric Allergy and Immunology

·         Pediatric Cardiology

·         Pediatric Endocrinology

·         Pediatric Gastroenterology

·         Pediatric Hematology

·         Pediatric Infectious Diseases

·         Pediatric Nephrology

·         Pediatric Neurology

·         Pediatric Orthopedics

·         Pediatric Pulmonology

·         Pediatric Surgery

Flushing Hospital operates a Pediatric Ambulatory Care Center on the ground floor of the Medical Science Building. The center is open Monday through Friday, 9:00am to 7:00pm.
(718) 670-3007.

 Flushing Hospital provides the following services in the Women’s Health Center on the fifth floor of the main building.

·         Adolescent Gynecology  

·         Fetal Echocardiology

(718) 670-8994

 Other services provided at Flushing Hospital Medical Center:

·         Pediatric Dentistry

·         Pediatric Nutrition

·         Pediatric Radiology

 PEDIATRIC DEVELOPMENTAL AND BEHAVIORAL SERVICES
Flushing Hospital’s Developmental & Behavioral Pediatric Department is on the fourth floor of the Medical Science Building.
(718) 670-5932

 PEDIATRIC MENTAL HEALTH SERVICES
Flushing Hospital provides Mental Health Services to children and adolescents on the third floor of the Medical Science Building.
(718) 670-5562