Children's Hospital’s Emergency Department
200 Henry Clay Avenue in Uptown New Orleans, 70118
Located on Children’s Hospital’s main campus, the Jack M. Weiss Emergency Care Center provides a complete range of services treating children from birth through age 21. The Emergency Department (ED) is the largest pediatric emergency department in Louisiana, seeing over 50,000 patients per year, and is staffed with board-certified pediatric emergency medicine physicians, pediatricians and pediatric nurses all working together to provide comprehensive patient- and family-centered care. The staff is prepared to care for children with any type of injury, medical or surgical emergency, and those who are critically ill. The ED has access to over 40 pediatric specialties, including emergency pediatric dental care, in order to provide the best care possible to every child. Patients from other facilities can be transported by fixed wing aircraft, helicopter or ambulance. The ED has 33 beds and is open 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.
To contact the Emergency Department at Children’s Hospital, call (504) 899-9511.
West Bank Campus
Pediatric Emergency Department at West Jefferson Medical Center
1101 Medical Center Blvd in Marrero, Louisiana, 70072
Children’s Hospital, the Pediatric Emergency Department at West Jefferson Medical Center is a 7-bed dedicated pediatric emergency department available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. The center is staffed with Children’s Hospital board-certified pediatric emergency medicine physicians, pediatricians and pediatric nurses all working together to provide comprehensive patient- and family-centered care in a community setting. The ED is set up to take care of a wide variety of illness and injury. In cases where the child needs a higher level of care or admission to the hospital, the child will be stabilized and transferred to the main campus location.
To contact the Pediatric Emergency Department at West Jeff, call (504) 349-1555.