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Variety Pediatric Unit

Inpatient photoBright, colorful surroundings welcome children and their families in our brand new inpatient unit. Five experienced hospitalists provide complete care of pediatric patients of all ages, from newborns to teenagers.

Our unit offers:

  • Twenty-two private rooms with bathrooms
  • A family waiting area
  • Playroom for patients
  • Accommodations–including Iowa's only Ronald McDonald Family Room–that enable parents to stay close to their child
  • Special attention from distinguished pediatricians, specialists and nurses
  • Direct access to specialty resources such as intensive care, surgery and cardiology
  • Dedicated child life specialist, pediatric social worker, pharmacist and dietitian on the unit

Click here for a photo tour of the new pediatric unit.


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