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BIG Care for LITTLE Patients


Because it's your child. You want the best for your kids and so do we. Having a child hospitalized can be a frightening and stressful experience. At Maple Grove Hospital, in partnership with our friends at University of Minnesota Masonic Children's Hospital, we do everything we can to make your experience more child and family-friendly.

 

We are dedicated to caring for the special needs of every infant, child and adolescent we see. While your child is in our trusted care, you can take comfort in knowing that our compassionate pediatric specialists are working together with you to help your child get healthy and back home as quickly as possible. We partner with your child's pediatrician or family doctor to make sure your child receives the best care close to home.

 

University of Minnesota Masonic Children's Hospital Specialty Care at Maple Grove Hospital

University of Minnesota Masonic Children’s Hospital extended its Pediatric Hospitalist Program to include Maple Grove Hospital. A Pediatric Hospitalist Program is made up of a team of board-certified pediatricians with diverse backgrounds who are experts at caring for hospitalized children. This dedicated team of pediatricians, specialists and other providers will work closely with pediatric patients (infants, children and adolescents), their families and providers to deliver remarkable, family-centered care. The team is available onsite at Maple Grove Hospital to care for families seven days a week. They partner with emergency care physicians, radiologists, neonatologists and primary care providers to ensure seamless, integrated care is delivered to all young patients and families. 


What is a Pediatric Hospitalist?
A pediatric hospitalist is a pediatrician who specializes in hospital-based services. They coordinate the child’s care and work directly with the family and their pediatrician throughout the hospital stay to ensure a high-level of quality care.

A pediatric hospitalist is trained to treat a variety of medical conditions, including (but not limited to): 

  • Asthma
  • Bronchiolitis
  • Croup
  • Dehydration
  • Flu
  • Fractures
  • Infections
  • Jaundice
  • Minor bumps and bruises
  • Minor surgical and diagnostic procedures
  • Pneumonia
  • Poor weight gain or failure to thrive


Click here to learn more about the Pediatric Hospitalist Team at Maple Grove Hospital in partnership with University of Minnesota Masonic Children's Hospital.