Augusta Health Pediatric Hospitalists

Doctor with a childA Pediatric Hospitalist is a physician who specializes in the care of hospitalized children. The Pediatric Hospitalist is located in the hospital and serves as the physician overseeing your child's hospitalization. They care for children in many hospital areas
including the pediatric floor, labor and delivery, newborn nursery, and the emergency department.

What type of training do Pediatric Hospitalists have?

Pediatric Hospitalists are medical doctors who have:

  • Four years of medical school
  • Three years of pediatric residency training
  • Board Certification in Pediatrics

What are the benefits of having a Pediatric Hospitalist care for your child?

  • Availability of physician care, 24 hours a day, 7 days a week (including holidays)
  • Hospital based physicians who are readily available to patients and their families for medical care or needs
  • Familiarity of the hospital and departments to ensure timely follow up with tests and treatments.
  • Ability to care for children with a wide variety of illnesses and medical needs
    including:
    • Infections including bronchiolitis, urinary tract infections, bacteremia (blood
      infections) and cellulitis (skin infections)
    • Respiratory illnesses such as pneumonia and croup
    • Chronic illnesses such as asthma
    • Common pediatric illnesses such as influenza and dehydration
    • Recovery from injuries
    • Care of newborns

Our Practice

(540) 932-4298

78 Medical Center Dr
Fishersville, VA 22939

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