Children's emergency room (ER) in Austin, Texas

When it comes to your child, you only want the best. At St. David's HealthCare, we are dedicated to providing high-quality emergency medical services specifically tailored to your little one.

If your child experiences an emergency, the ER specialists at St. David's Children's Hospital are standing by 24/7 to ensure they receive expert care when they need it most. Our commitment to compassionate, quality care will help you and your child feel comfortable and make your transition home as seamless as possible.

If your child is experiencing a medical emergency, call 911.

Advanced pediatric emergency care

With more than 90 sites across central Texas, our network of hospitals and ERs provides comprehensive care for your child, no matter what their needs may be.

Patients will benefit from our multidisciplinary pediatric care program featuring specialists in:

  • Craniofacial and plastic surgery
  • Dermatology
  • Gastroenterology
  • General surgery
  • Infectious disease
  • Neurology
  • Orthopedics
  • Otolaryngology (ear nose and throat)
  • Pulmonology
  • Urology

Pediatric emergency conditions we treat

If your child has a condition that, without treatment, may cause serious discomfort or complications, go to the closest ER as soon as possible.

Symptoms or conditions that should be treated in an ER include:

  • Abdominal pain
  • Broken bones
  • Chest pain
  • Concussion or head trauma
  • Open wounds
  • Poison ingestion
  • Severe allergic reaction
  • Trouble breathing

Pediatric services and specialties we offer

To ensure child-friendly hospital care for your little one, we offer access to:

  • Pediatric inpatient units
  • Pediatric intensive care units (PICUs)
  • Pediatric operating rooms
  • Pediatric radiology and interventional services
  • Specialized pediatric anesthesiology technology

Support services

In addition to advanced medical services, we also offer support services to help your child through their experience in the ER. These include:

  • Child life services
  • Pediatric nutrition services
  • Pediatric social services
  • Pet therapy