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Pediatric Intensive Care Unit

Our experts provide care for children who have serious medical conditions, from infancy through young adulthood.

The Pediatric Intensive Care Unit (PICU), part of Hassenfeld Children’s Hospital at NYU Langone, specializes in medical care for children experiencing serious health problems. We treat children with pediatric brain and spinal cord conditions, epilepsy, lung conditions, blood disorders, cancerous conditions, heart problems, infectious diseases, endocrine disorders, bone and joint conditions, and more.

Pediatrician Dr. Arun Chopra with Patient in PICU

Pediatrician Dr. Arun Chopra sees a patient in the pediatric intensive care unit.

Our pediatric critical care team, which includes physicians, residents, pediatric critical care nurses, and respiratory therapists, is present in the hospital 24 hours a day, seven days a week, and works closely with pediatric specialists that include:

  • cardiologists and cardiothoracic surgeons
  • ear, nose, and throat doctors
  • gastroenterologists
  • hematologists
  • infectious disease specialists
  • neurologists and neurosurgeons
  • oncologists
  • orthopaedic surgeons
  • pediatric nephrologists
  • plastic surgeons
  • pulmonologists

You and your child also receive extensive support from a team of pediatric pharmacists, social workers, child life specialists, nutritionists, and physical and occupational therapists.

Child Life Specialist with Patient

We know that parents are an important part of a child’s healing process, so you are also considered part of the healthcare team. We are receptive and responsive to the needs of your child and your family, and we strive to work together to provide the best care and support possible.

Hassenfeld Children’s Hospital at NYU Langone

Our pediatric experts provide the best care possible for children with conditions ranging from minor illnesses to complex, more serious conditions.

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Our Team

Our pediatric critical care doctors and specialists treat children requiring intensive care for brain and spinal cord conditions, epilepsy, lung conditions, blood and cancerous conditions, heart problems, and more.

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