Pediatric Hospitalist Services

When your child is admitted to an Essentia Health hospital, you can trust our experienced hospitalists to provide compassionate and kid-friendly care. In Duluth and Virginia, Minnesota and Fargo, North Dakota, we offer our pediatric hospitalists who specialize in caring just for kids.

What's a Pediatric Hospitalist?

A pediatric hospitalist is a pediatrician who specializes in caring for hospitalized children. Your hospitalists will oversee and coordinate the care your child’s care during their hospital stay.

Family-Centered Hospitalist Services

Can I Stay With My Child?

There is no such thing as
visiting hours at Essentia hospitals. You’ll be able to see your child and provide support by holding them or their hand throughout their stay.

Throughout your child’s hospital stay, trust your pediatric hospitalist to:

  • Coordinate medical care
  • Explain testing and treatment options
  • Follow up with you about imaging and lab test results
  • Provide daily updates on your child’s health and care plan
  • Answer your questions

24/7 Rapid Response

Pediatric hospitalists keep a very close eye on your child and monitor their condition. If your child experiences an unexpected complication, your hospitalist will call upon a team of medical professionals to provide an immediate response to the situation.