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Your partner in pediatric care
Staten Island University Hospital offers physicians with extensive experience in a broad range of pediatric specialties. We’re here every step of the way to help you make the best healthcare decisions for your child.    

Overview

We offer the best in pediatric health care in a safe and comfortable environment for you and your child—because our services are designed with kids in mind. That means special child-friendly waiting rooms and playrooms, and patient rooms with space for Mom and Dad. Our specially trained staff members understand the unique needs of children.

We serve as your primary pediatric care provider and encourage you to take an active role in your child’s health. We’ll provide you with the right information to help you make sound healthcare decisions for your family.

Our department includes physicians with extensive experience in a broad range of specialties, including pediatric surgeons, urologists, pulmonologists, cardiologists and anesthesiologists.

Your child and family are the center of our care, wherever it is delivered. Streamlined communication between our hospital and community settings ensures our entire team has full understanding of your needs at all times. Our settings include:

  • Children's emergency center
  • Intensive care units
  • Inpatient unit
  • Nursery
  • Various ambulatory sites

Our care at a glance

  • Pediatric inpatient admissions - Over 1,700/year
  • Annual births - Approximately 3,000/year
  • Emergency department pediatric visits - 20,000/year
  • Inpatient beds - 20 
    • Close communication with community pediatricians 
    • Hospitalist service 
    • Newly renovated unit
  • Pediatric ICU beds - 4 
    • Conventional and high frequency ventilation 
    • Pediatric trauma 
    • Complex medical and surgical admissions 
    • Video EEG
  • Neonatal ICU beds - 11 
    • Conventional and high frequency ventilation 
    • Inhaled nitric acid 
    • Multichannel breathing disorders; apnea, gastroesophageal reflux, ALTE 
    • Family centered care
  • State-of-the-art care in clinical subspecialties 
    • Gastrointestinal and nutrition 
    • Endocrinology 
    • Infectious diseases 
    • Pulmonary medicine 
    • Pediatric neurology 
    • Pediatric urology 
    • Pediatric ENT 
    • Behavioral/developmental
    • Pediatric surgery​
    • Pediatric hematology and oncology

Education & training

The Zucker School of Medicine Pediatric Residency Program at Staten Island University Hospital enables residents to pursue their passion in pediatrics while developing outstanding clinical, academic and leadership skills. We strive to train residents to become excellent pediatricians. The curriculum and goals of the program are based on the recommended Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education (ACGME) Competencies and newly developed pediatric milestones.

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