Pediatric Critical Care Patient Care

Our pediatric critical care specialists provide state-of-the-art care for infants, children and adolescents with life-threatening medical and surgical conditions, around the clock.  Affiliated with top-ranked NewYork-Presbyterian Komansky Children’s Hospital, our care center is staffed by a full team of intensivists, critical-care nurses and other health-care professionals specifically trained to care for the needs of a critically-ill child. Our Center offers special expertise in: 

  • Circulatory shock 
  • Complication of diabetes 
  • Extracorporeal membrane oxygenation (ECMO) 
  • General pediatric trauma 
  • Post-surgical management of children following cardiac and neurosurgical procedures 
  • Psychological and emotional outcome of critical illness 
  • Respiratory insufficiency and failure 
  • Severe asthma 
  • Severe seizure disorders 
  • Transfusion medicine 
  • Traumatic brain injuries 
  • Other critical care and trauma conditions 

Our critical-care nurses are specially trained and experienced in caring for critically ill children, and play an integral role in the child's care. With the Center's physicians, they develop and implement the child's plan of treatment. Also assigned to the Center is a diverse, professional team that includes: 

  • Respiratory and physical therapists 
  • Social workers
  • Nutritionists 
  • Child Life Specialists 

Pediatrics Weill Cornell Medicine Appointments & Referrals: (646) 962-KIDS (646) 962-5437 Chair's Office: Weill Cornell Medicine 525 E 68th St.
Box 225
New York, NY 10065 (646) 962-5437