At Northwest Medical Center, the safety of our patients, colleagues and physicians has always been our top priority. As we resume additional patient care services, we are intensifying our already rigorous protocols and precautions to keep you and your child safe. It is important not to delay vital healthcare procedures your physician has recommended for your child during the virus. Rest assured that you and your family can safely return to our care environments for testing, procedures, surgery and other critical services.
Pediatric care in Margate
At Northwest Medical Center, we understand receiving the best medical care possible is essential when it comes to your child's health. Our pediatric department offers access to pediatricians, pediatric specialists, family doctors and other healthcare specialists committed to your child’s well-being.
To find a pediatric specialist or schedule an appointment, call our pediatric department at (954) 601-8094.
Our experienced pediatricians and nurses do more than provide care. We focus on the world from a child's perspective and partner with parents to ensure proper treatment. We understand that visiting a hospital may be overwhelming for both the child and parent, which is why our staff is trained to do everything possible to make you and your child feel welcome, safe and secure.
Our pediatric services
We are conveniently located to serve the greater Fort Lauderdale, Pompano Beach, Margate and Coral Springs communities with child healthcare services. Some of our pediatric services include:
- Ear, nose and throat
- General surgery
- Infectious disease
- Orthopedics/orthopedic surgery
- Outpatient endocrine testing
- Pediatric inpatient and outpatient surgery
- Pediatric rehabilitation
- Plastic surgery
Pediatric conditions we treat
Our specialized team of pediatric staff is trained to treat a variety of health conditions affecting children, including:
- Respiratory syncytial virus (RSV)
- Upper respiratory tract infection (URTI)
- Clostridium difficile (also know as C-diff, a bacteria infection that causes stomach and colon issues)
- Viral infections
- Gastrointestinal disorders
- Hyperbilirubinemia (a buildup of bilirubin, made from the breakdown of red blood cells, causing discomfort for the child)
Family-focused pediatric care
In our pediatric care department, your child is the center of our pediatric services, however, we want to ensure the comfort and care of your entire family as well. Our doctors, nurses and other specialists will provide continued communication while your child is in our care.
While your child is in the hospital
Our team understands how important it is for you to be with your child as much as possible when they are sick. Whether you’re only in the hospital for a few minutes or are staying for inpatient care, we provide as many accommodations as we can to ensure you are able to stay with your children during this time.
After your child is discharged
When it’s time to return home, we’ll let you know exactly what care your child needs and how you can safely and effectively provide it. This may include education on:
- Changing wound dressings
- Using medical devices
- Administering medications
Pediatric emergency care
Northwest Medical Center offers 24/7 pediatric emergency care to ensure your little one receives help when they need it most. Our team of pediatric nurses and board-certified pediatricians specialize in emergency medicine and pediatric surgery. We work together with parents to provide children with the compassionate and expert care they deserve.