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Inpatient Pediatrics

Inpatient Pediatrics

Inpatient Pediatrics

At PinnacleHealth, we know that a stay in the hospital can be frightening for young children. That’s why our pediatric specialists work hard to make sure your child is comfortable and well cared for in a child-friendly environment.

Our Services

A boat-shaped nurse's station, a water wall, dressers disguised as portholes, unique sea creature flooring and an overall aquatic theme is sure to please young visitors to the 15-bed Pediatric Unit at PinnacleHealth's Harrisburg Campus. It also includes a playroom for young children.

Some of the common conditions treated on our pediatric unit include:

  • Pneumonia
  • Bronchiolitis
  • Asthma
  • Viral infection
  • Gastroenteritis/enteritis
  • Dehydration
  • Cellulitis/abscess
  • Sickle cell
  • Urinary tract infection
  • Appendicitis

Our Partnership with Penn State Hershey Children's Hospital

Thanks to the partnership with Penn State Hershey Children’s Hospital Hospitalists, PinnacleHealth now provides inpatient pediatric services at Harrisburg Hospital. Penn State Hershey pediatric hospitalists care for patients at Harrisburg Hospital. Our hospitalists care for children no matter what time, day or night, and provide coverage for admission, treatment, and consultation for hospitalized children (infants through eighteen years of age). We are committed to staying in close contact with you as the child’s family physician or pediatrician. 

Our hospitalists will evaluate patients in the emergency department at your request, or per the emergency physician’s request. To contact a member of the pediatric hospitalist team, please call (717) 782-5486.
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