If Your Child Needs To Be Admitted To A Hospital, We Highly Recommend Our Affiliate, Phelps Hospital

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At both Westchester Health Pediatrics and Phelps Hospital, your child comes first

At Westchester Health Pediatrics, our mission is to provide exceptional medical care to infants, children, adolescents and young adults. Sometimes delivering this highest level of care requires patients to be admitted to the hospital. In these cases, we’re proud to be affiliated with Phelps Hospital, one of our partner hospitals through Northwell Health.

Each child is unique, which is why the pediatric specialists at Phelps focus on individualized care

Children are physically and emotionally different from adults, which is why the medical professionals at Phelps understand that communicating with children about their health (and with their parents about their child’s health) takes a unique approach. It’s also why they believe so strongly in the importance of combining compassion with leading edge treatment when helping the children in our community. At Phelps, parents are encouraged to fully participate in their child’s care.

In the pediatric inpatient unit, pediatric hospitalists personally coordinate your child’s care

Hospitalists are physicians who work exclusively in a hospital, and a pediatric hospitalist is a family-focused physician with special expertise in caring for children. In the inpatient pediatric unit at Phelps, pediatric hospitalists work closely with bedside nurses, social workers and case managers to provide compassionate, coordinated care of the highest quality for your child.

Making your child’s hospital stay as pleasant as possible

We know that staying in a hospital can be unfamiliar and scary for many children. That’s why the doctors, nurses and staff in the inpatient pediatric unit at Phelps are specially trained in the specific medical and emotional needs of children, and are dedicated to providing a comfortable, child-friendly environment that makes a child’s hospital stay as comfortable as possible. They personally get to know each patient and their family, and encourage parents to fully participate in their child’s care, with the goal of returning them to their home as soon as possible.

Announcing our new office: Cohen Children’s Northwell Health Physician Partners Pediatrics at Phelps

In order to provide the highest quality pediatric services for our area’s children, particularly those in the western part of Westchester County, Westchester Health Pediatrics is pleased to announce the opening of our new office on the Phelps Hospital campus in Sleepy Hollow. (To read about the Grand Opening of our new WHP facility, click here.)

Now, in addition to our 10 convenient locations throughout Westchester County, you and your child have access to the added resources of Phelps Hospital, including its inpatient pediatric unit.

What our partnership with Phelps means for you and your family

Because we are now affiliated with Phelps Hospital through Northwell Health, you and your child have access to a wide array of additional medical services and sub-specialties, including:

  • Pediatric hospitalists
  • Concussion specialists
  • Pediatric physical therapists
  • Pediatric occupational therapists
  • Pediatric orthopedic department
  • Pediatric surgery department

When you need us, we are here for you, now more than ever

At Westchester Health Pediatrics, we are committed to delivering the highest quality standard of compassionate, patient-centered care for your child. Whether you have a newborn, toddler, adolescent, teenager, or a combination, we’ll do everything we can to help your child grow up to be healthy and happy, now and for a lifetime. We invite you to come in and see us at our new Phelps location or our other 10 Westchester offices. We look forward to seeing you and your child soon. Whenever, wherever you need us, we’re here for you.

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By Westchester Health Pediatrics, member of Northwell Health Physician Partners

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