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Pediatric emergency care

Specialized staff provide pediatric emergency care in a pediatric-friendly emergency room (ER). Highly trained pediatric doctors and nurses use child-sized medical equipment to evaluate and treat your child for medical emergencies.

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Pediatric emergency room (ER) in Panama City, Florida

When your child needs emergency services in the Panama City Beach area, our doctors and nurses provide compassionate care.

At HCA Florida Gulf Coast Hospital, we have a 24/7 pediatric emergency department designed for children of all ages. Our board-certified pediatricians work with you and your child to deliver personalized care in a kid-friendly environment. Should your child need to be admitted to the hospital, we provide the region's only pediatric intensive care unit (PICU).

If you think you may be experiencing a medical emergency, call 911 immediately.

Pediatric emergency conditions we treat

We offer specialized care and treatment for pediatric patients who have experienced:

  • Drug overdoses
  • Illnesses
  • Injuries, including traumatic injuries
  • Poisoning
  • Respiratory failure
  • Severe infections
  • Other pediatric emergency conditions

Our children's emergency department

Our children's emergency room was designed with you and your family in mind.

Pediatric emergency care room with a colorful sea themed mural on the wall.

Full-service pediatric emergency care

Our children's emergency room is staffed with pediatricians trained in emergency medicine and nurses and support staff trained in pediatrics. We also provide convenient access to numerous specialists, including pediatric surgeons.

We understand children have unique needs, especially in the hospital environment. That's why we provide:

  • Kid-friendly rooms
  • Pediatric-specific beds
  • Pediatric triage
Three staff members of Gulf Coast Hospital posing in front of an ocean-themed mural.

Pediatric intensive care

With our hospital's critical care expansion, children can receive the highest level of care available within the region, right here in Panama City. We offer the region's only PICU where we care for critically ill and injured infants, children and adolescents.

Hallway of Gulf Coast Hospital's Pediatric ER.

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