St. David’s HealthCare announced the opening of St. David’s Children’s Hospital, located at St. David’s North Austin Medical Center. St. David’s Children’s Hospital will provide emergency, inpatient and intensive care services for children ages 17 and under.
“St. David’s HealthCare has long been a leader in providing exceptional care to our patients,” said David Huffstutler, president and chief executive officer of St. David’s HealthCare. “We are pleased to expand that level of high-quality care to include our youngest patients.”
St. David’s Children’s Hospital is a separate, dedicated 10-bed emergency department, an eight-bed medical surgical inpatient unit and a six-bed pediatric intensive care unit. It provides patients with a wide array of pediatric services, including pediatric surgery with a dedicated operating room exclusively for pediatric patients; pediatric radiology for interpretation of studies, as well as interventional services; pediatric anesthesia as needed for surgical support; and a wide range of pediatric specialties available for consult and treatment including cardiology, orthopedics, neurology, urology, among others.