Pediatric Emergency Department 

Poised at the entrance of the only pediatric hospital in the state of Arkansas, we are a busy Level I trauma facility that treats nearly 60,000 children each year. Our emergency department has 30 private exam rooms, 4 trauma/resuscitation bays, and specially equipped Orthopedic, CMS/Obstetric/Gynecologic, and Psychiatric rooms. The department is staffed with 24 hour PEM coverage and full access to all pediatric subspecialties. The ER faculty consists of twelve board eligible/board certified PEM physicians, twelve board certified general pediatricians, and five advanced nurse practitioners. Currently, eight pediatric emergency medicine fellows train in our fellowship program. With upgraded facilities and dedicated nursing and ED staff, our physicians are equipped and ready to handle the range of patient acuity we routinely see. From home, from their practitioner’s office, from referring hospitals all over the state and neighboring states, patients present to our department expecting and receiving a standard of excellence that has earned our hospital national acclaim.

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