Anesthesiology (973) 322-5512
Modern, state-of-the-art anesthetic management is provided for all types
of surgery, covering all age and risk groups. The Division of Pediatric
Anesthesia is available for pediatric sedation and minor procedures as
well as perioperative and post-operative pain management for neonates,
infants and adolescents.
Pediatric Emergency Care Center 973-322-5180
Of the almost 90,000 patients treated in the Emergency Department teach
year, nearly 25,000 are children. While emergency departments always treat
children, only a few in the region have developed specialized areas just
for kids with physicians who are all specialists in pediatric emergency
medicine. Saint Barnabas Medical Center has taken a true leadership role
in addressing the special emergency care needs of children by providing
specialized medical staff in a convenient, child-oriented environment
specially designed and equipped for medical emergencies, minor illnesses
and pediatric trauma. The Pediatric Suite contains nine private patient
rooms, including one equipped as a pediatric critical care room. To comfortably
accommodate patients and their families, the suite's reception area
has a play facility for young patients and their siblings. A dedicated
nurses' station supports the suite's activities.
Nutritional Counseling Services 973-322-5664
Nutritional counseling services are available for patients of all ages
by appointment on an outpatient basis. A written prescription is required.
Personalized eating plans are developed to address various medical conditions.
Individualized plans to develop a healthy lifestyle or to lose weight
are also available.
Pediatric Health Center 973-322-5400
The Pediatric Health Center provides preventative, sick care and pre-operative
medical clearance for children up to 21 years of age. The Center, staffed
by board-certified pediatricians and nursing, social work, and nutrition
professionals, offers physicals, immunizations, social service support,
nutrition and diet counseling, developmental guidance, child safety education,
assistance with family dynamics, infant care education and breastfeeding
support. Radiology and laboratory services are available. EKG, EEG, echocardiogram,
ultrasound, MRI, physical therapy and speech and hearing therapy are also
provided. WIC (Women/Infants/Children) referrals are accepted. The Center
is located on the ground floor of the East Wing.
Pediatric Intensive Care Unit 973-322-8803
The Pediatric Intensive Care Unit provides comprehensive, state-of-the-art
medical and surgical care. The unit is staffed by full-time pediatric
critical care physicians and nurses, each certified in Pediatric Advanced
Life Support. Accommodations are made for one parent to remain with the
child overnight. A step-down unit for children who do not need the Pediatric
Intensive Care Unit, but require close observation and monitoring, is
available within the Pediatric Unit. A wide range of pediatric sub-specialists
are available as needed for consultation. The Pediatric Intensive Care
Unit Transport Service is accessible 24 hours a day, seven days a week,
by calling 1-800-279-SBMC.
Radiology Department 973-322-5800
The Department of Radiology provides a full spectrum of state-of-the-art
diagnostic and therapeutic services on an inpatient, outpatient and emergency
basis. These services include Diagnostic Radiology, Vascular and Interventional
Radiology, Diagnostic and Therapeutic Nuclear Medicine, Nuclear Cardiology,
CAT Scan and MRI. The complete array of ultrasound services are also available
in the Ultrasound Section that is accredited in Sonography by the American
College of Radiology.
Regional Perinatal Center 973-322-5300
As a state-designated Level III Regional Perinatal Center, the highest
designation in the state, Saint Barnabas provides a full range of perinatal
services. Two key subspecialists are perinatologists, specializing in
any complicated maternal fetal problems and neonatologists who provide
intensive care to critically ill newborns.
Saint Barnabas provides a 24-hour, round-the-clock, high-risk infant transport
service in which critically ill newborns are transported to Saint Barnabas
from other area hospitals that may not be equipped to manage certain infant
crises. Nearly 1,500 critically ill babies are cared for in the NICU annually.
Respiratory Care Department 973-322-5085
Respiratory care is an adjunct therapy which provides therapeutic intervention
by licensed respiratory therapists to patients with cardiopulmonary disease,
such as asthma, bronchitis and patients requiring mechanical ventilation.
The Pediatric Pulmonary Laboratory 973-322-2089 - performs specialized testing for children with breathing and respiratory
disorders, including pulmonary function testing from infancy through adolescence
and flexible bronchoscopy.
Sleep Disorders,The Center for 973-322-9800
The Center for Sleep Disorders offers a full range of services used in
the evaluation, diagnosis and management of many sleep-related disorders
in children. The center is equipped with the latest in monitoring equipment,
providing the opportunity for full overnight sleep studies, as well as
daytime testing. a physician referral is required.
Surgery, Department of 973-322-5195
Children are very special patients at the Saint Barnabas Surgery Centers.
A cheerful and relaxed environment has been created to male children feel
more at home. The Department of Surgery provides children and their families
with concerned and compassionate care in a complete range of services.
Children are not just small adults. They require a child-oriented program
and therapists who are specialists in pediatric health care needs. Pediatric
physical and occupational therapists at Saint Barnabas work as a multidisciplinary
team using neurodevelopmental and sensory integrative treatment approaches
in a cheerful, child-centered environment. Our therapists specialize in
the evaluation and treat of a full spectrum of developmental, neuromuscular
and orthopedic problems. A wide variety of therapeutic play activities
are available to help children of all ages, from infancy to adolescent,
function to the best of their abilities.
Occupational Therapy, 973-322-5020 - uses therapeutic, purposeful activities to improve functional status.
Focus of therapy can include fine motor control, cognitive and visual-perceptual
therapy, splinting, hand therapy, work hardening and activities of daily living.
Physical Therapy, 973-322-5018 - focuses on improving functional activities involving gross body movements.
This may include rehabilitating sports or other injuries, gait and transfer
training, muscle strengthening, flexibility, endurance training and pain