More than half of the children who are admitted to Beaumont Children's Hospital are seen initially at the Pediatric Emergency Center at Beaumont Hospital, Royal Oak. At the Emergency Center, children have access to dedicated pediatric nurses and board-certified emergency physicians who have a strong focus on providing excellent emergency pediatric care in a family friendly environment.
In an emergency, call 911. For less urgent concerns, contact your primary care physician.
Patients at the Emergency Center have access to more than 80 Beaumont Children's Hospital medical and surgical pediatric subspecialists and more than 200 board-certified pediatricians who provide some of the highest quality pediatric emergency services anywhere. Beaumont hospitals in Grosse Pointe and Troy also provide emergency care to children.
All three Beaumont Emergency Centers provide the benefit of having immediate access to more than 30 pediatric medical and surgical subspecialties and the services Beaumont Children's Hospital.
These pediatric subspecialties include:
Beaumont Children's Hospital specialists are supported by dedicated pediatric nurse practitioners, hospitalists and others who devote themselves to providing the highest quality care to patients from infants to young adults.
As the only Level I Trauma Center in Oakland and Macomb counties, the Emergency Center at Beaumont, Royal Oak is equipped to handle the most severe pediatric emergencies and serves as a regional referral center for pediatric emergency care. Hospitals across Southeast Michigan and beyond transfer pediatric patients to Beaumont regularly, including via helicopter, when a more comprehensive level of care is required.
Every effort is made to make each family's visit to the Pediatric Emergency Center as comfortable as possible. Many patients receive visits from Beaumont Child Life Specialists trained in various calming techniques and non-invasive medications are administered whenever possible. To assist in putting patients at ease, special areas of the Center feature bright colors and child-friendly imagery.
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Because of the level of expertise provided by the Emergency Center, Beaumont, Royal Oak is a training center for physician residents studying pediatric emergency medicine and family practice. Not only does Beaumont train its own Beaumont residents, but also those from other area hospitals.
Emergency Center staff also offers their expertise by helping educate the community on various safety issues, including through Safety City, USA, a group of programs designed to educate children, teens, new parents and seniors on various safety issues.
Other notable facts about the Emergency Center at Beaumont, Royal Oak, include:
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