Diagnosis

Through Meridian Pediatric Network, our team of pediatricians and specialists are available to diagnose and treat mild to the most severe disability, illness, or injury. Each hospital is home to Pediatric Care Centers, designed to provide an environment to cater to the unique needs of children.

  • Leading Network of Physicians:  More than 2,000 affiliated physicians including more than 100 pediatric specialists – the largest team in the region.
  • State-of-the-Art Imaging: The most sophisticated imaging services in the region including video EEG monitoring for epilepsy and pulmonary testing for asthma.
  • Specialized Programs and Centers: To address a wide-array of chronic conditions including:
    • Infant Toddler Assessment Program (ITAP): The Neonatal Intensive Care Unit’s comprehensive screening program for high-risk infants and toddlers when there are concerns about a child’s development.
    • Child Evaluation Center: For families struggling with learning, behavioral, and developmental disabilities including Autism, Down syndrome, Language Impairments, ADHD and much more.
    • Concussion Center: Experts utilize the latest in baseline testing and detection and treat children who have suffered concussions from sports injuries, accidents or falls.
    • Asthma Center: Pediatric pulmonologists offering consultation, diagnostic testing and treatment and management of asthma and other pulmonary diseases including recurrent pneumonia and cystic fibrosis.
    • Diabetes Education Center: Accredited by the American Diabetes Association, our program is comprised of an expert clinical team who work together with children and families to manage diabetes and other endocrine disorders.
    • Pediatric Cancer Program: As the only system partner of the Rutgers Cancer Institute of New Jersey, a recognized leader in cancer research, prevention and treatment, we are able to provide our pediatric cancer patients with the most sophisticated care, close to home.

 

Wellness Resources

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    • Sports Injuries

      Sports Safety for Children

      Sports are great for children. Sports can help a child's physical coordination, fitness, and self-esteem. Sports can also teach children about teamwork and self-discipline.

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    • Common Childhood Injuries

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      Visit our library of online resources for common childhood injuries and poisonings.

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