Pediatric Services

Trust Essentia Health for comprehensive, family-focused pediatric health care. Your child will benefit from the expertise of specialists with training and experience caring for the unique needs of children.

Primary & Specialty Care

Essentia's family medicine doctors are trained to care for all members of your family, including your kids. We also offer primary and specialty care for children birth to age 21, which is provided by pediatricians and pediatric specialists.

Pediatric Primary Care

  • Pediatrics (Outpatient) – Care for children in clinic setting
  • Pediatrics (Inpatient) – Care for children who are hospitalized

Pediatric Specialty Care

If your child is in need of specialized pediatric care, we have fellowship-trained physicians in the following areas: Info

  • Cardiology – Care for children who have heart-related issues
  • Critical care – 24/7 care for children with a severe injury or illness who are hospitalized in an intensive care unit (ICU)
  • Developmental medicine – Services to promote healthy growth, behavior, and learning
  • Diabetes and endocrinology – Care for children who have diabetes or hormonal system issues
  • Gastroenterology – Care for children who have digestion issues
  • Hematology – Care for children who have blood disorders, which could include blood cancer
  • Neurology – Treatment of children with brain, spinal cord, nerve, and muscle conditions
  • Oncology – Care for children who have been diagnosed with cancer, including clinical research studies
  • Ophthalmology – Specialized eye care for for children
  • Orthopedics – Specialized care for the bones, joints, and muscles in kids
  • Physiatry (Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation) – Care for children with disabilities
  • Psychiatry – Care for children and adolescents with behavioral or mental health issues
  • Pulmonology – Treatment for your child's breathing conditions, including asthma
  • Urology – Treatment of conditions related to the urinary tract and genitals

Coordinated Care

Your child’s family medicine doctor or pediatrician will refer you to pediatric specialists when needed. You can count on this team to work together and care for your child as if they were their own. Parents can access their child's medical record via Essentia's MyHealth portal. With MyHealth, you can schedule appointments with your child's family medicine doctor or pediatrician and communicate with their care team online. Info

Children’s Hospital in Northeast Minnesota

Essentia Health-St. Mary’s Children’s Hospital in Duluth, Minnesota, offers exceptional pediatric care for families living in the Northland. Our pediatric floor is specially designed for children and includes an on-site kitchen. We also have a solarium lounge where kids can hang out and play video games and pinball.

Our pediatric intensive care unit is located on the same floor and is staffed by pediatric intensivists 24/7. You can feel confident your child will get care that meets the highest standards because St. Mary’s Children’s Hospital is a member of the National Association of Children’s Hospitals and Related Institutions.

Child Life Specialists

Depend on our child life specialists to help your child feel comfortable while they receive care on Essentia's downtown campus in Duluth, Minnesota. Child life specialists provide emotional support while guiding families through their health care journey.

Make an Appointment

For pediatric primary care
Call 844-663-1068
Monday-Friday: 8 am to 5 pm