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When your child has a life-threatening illness or injury, Levine Children's Hospital's Pediatric Intensive Care Unit is here to help them make a full recovery. Our board-certified pediatric critical care doctors deliver the advanced, around-the-clock care your child needs to get better – and get back to being a kid.
Pediatric Intensive Care Services
Thanks to the generosity of late NASCAR driver Ricky Hendrick and his family, Levine Children's Hospital offers a fully equipped pediatric intensive care unit. The Ricky Hendrick Centers for Intensive Care offers:
Trauma treatment and care for all pediatric illness emergencies
Resuscitation and stabilization
Support of lung, heart, brain and other body functions, including the region's only pediatric heart and lung bypass (ECMO)
Coordination and consultation with subspecialists when needed, including pediatric cardiology, neurology and surgery
Post-operative care for children following surgery
Medical management for children needing organ transplant
Transport from other hospitals to Levine Children's Hospital via MedCenter Air
More Pediatric Intensive Care
We also offer these intensive care services and locations: