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Pediatrics

Pediatrics is the medical care of infants, children and adolescents. Pediatricians are specially trained to treat diseases, behavioral problems and mental health issues as they relate to children. Pediatric care includes well check-ups, vaccinations and much more.

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Neonatal and pediatric emergency care in Smyrna, Tennessee

Our emergency care pediatricians and neonatologists are available 24/7.

TriStar StoneCrest Medical Center gives you access to our pediatric emergency room (ERs), neonatal intensive care unit (NICU) and the Children's Hospital at TriStar Centennial Medical Center.

Need a physician referral?

TriStar MedLine can help. We are available by phone Monday through Friday from 7:00am to 7:00pm CST.

TriStar MedLine can help. We are available by phone Monday through Friday from 7:00am to 7:00pm CST.

Emergency pediatric conditions we treat

We provide care for a variety of pediatric and neonatal emergencies, such as:

  • Anemia
  • Apnea
  • Dehydration
  • Difficulty breathing
  • Fractures
  • Head injuries
  • High or persistent fever
  • Jaundice
  • Necrotizing enterocolitis
  • Pneumonia
  • Pulmonary hypertension of the newborn
  • Respiratory distress syndrome
  • Seizures
  • Sepsis
  • Severe allergic reactions
  • Severe infections
  • Severe pain

Children's emergency treatments we provide

Addressing neonatal and pediatric emergencies may involve consultations with various pediatric specialists. No matter what type of care you child needs, we will develop an effective treatment plan using the latest technology and medicine.

Neonatal services

Our neonatologists — specially trained pediatricians — treat critically ill and premature newborns. When additional expertise is needed for your child, we consult with pediatric experts at The Children's Hospital at TriStar Centennial Medical Center.

Services and amenities at our Level II NICU include:

  • 24/7 neonatal monitoring
  • Care for babies born full-term (29 to 40 weeks) who have a condition requiring advanced care
  • Care for babies born prematurely between 32 and 39 weeks gestation

Pediatric emergency care

Caring for children experiencing severe injuries or illnesses is the focus of our pediatric emergency rooms. Services and amenities we offer include:

  • 24/7 staffing by pediatric emergency medicine providers
  • Six state-of-the-art examination rooms
  • Access to our Level III Trauma Center
  • On-call availability of pediatric surgeons and anesthesiologists

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