Home to a 26-bed inpatient Pediatric Unit, Clara Maass Medical Center offers
a child-friendly atmosphere that treats both acute and general pediatric
conditions. More than 60 attending pediatricians on staff meet the needs
of the pediatric patients and their families.
The Pediatric Unit has a Child Life Specialist and a Playroom—equipped
with video games, a TV with DVD/VCR, and age appropriate videos—for
hospitalized children. The Pediatric Emergency Department and the Level
II Neonatal Intensive Care Unit provide specialized care. Coblation for
removal of tonsils and adenoids, a gentle and less painful procedure than
traditional methods, is a frequently performed pediatric surgery at Clara
Maass. Clara Maass also offers specialized ophthalmology treatments and
procedures as well as a pediatric emergency area for for young patients.
Clara Maass has a variety of attending pediatric specialists, and access
to other pediatric specialists is available through RWJBarnabas Health
depending on the diagnosis.