Caring for a sick or injured child can be stressful and confusing. We understand. In Lehigh Valley Reilly Children’s Hospital, you have a partner that's better prepared than anyone in the region to care for kids.
We are the only children’s hospital in the region and we meet the rigorous criteria of the Children’s Hospital Association.
The Children’s Hospital promises exceptional service. With care offered in more than 30 pediatric specialties, your family can confidently access every medical need your child has in a location close to home.
As your prepared partner, extraordinary measures are being taken to provide proper screening, triage and cleaning to keep you as safe as possible.
From newborns to teens
Lehigh Valley Reilly Children’s Hospital cares for kids of all ages.
Our care model ensures physicians, nurses and staff have the right training to meet the unique needs of children and their families.
We offer comprehensive services focused on kids. In fact, we’re the only in the region delivering this level of care. Our specialty pediatrics services include:
- Adolescent medicine
- Allergy and asthma care
- Blood disorders (hematology)
- Burn care
- Child protection medicine
- Cancer care (oncology)
- Developmental medicine
- Emergency care
- General pediatrics
- Infectious diseases
- Ear, nose and throat (otolaryngology)
- Pulmonology and cystic fibrosis care
- Sleep disorders
- Plastic and reconstructive surgery
- Sports medicine
Child-focused cancer care
Our pediatric cancer team includes oncology nurses, social workers and pharmacists all specialized in caring for children with cancer. We are part of the Children’s Oncology Group, a National Cancer Institute coalition of more than 230 children’s hospitals that provides patients with access to the latest therapies, including clinical trials.
Kids who need lifesaving infusions, including chemotherapy, receive treatment at the Children’s Cancer and Multipurpose Infusion Center, which is designed for and dedicated to kids.
Specialized, advanced care in a family-centered pediatric hospital
Our pediatricians and staff have special training and experience in caring for kids so they can deliver child-friendly, hospital-based services. We offer:
The region’s only 24/7 Children’s ER
Our dedicated 12-bed Children’s ER at Lehigh Valley Hospital (LVH)–Cedar Crest is staffed by board-certified pediatric emergency medicine doctors.
Inpatient intensive care units
Board-certified neonatologists, inpatient physicians and intensive care specialists provide full-time, in-house coverage for children’s intensive care units. They are supported by highly educated neonatal intensive care unit (NICU) and pediatric intensive care unit (PICU) nurses who meet the unique needs of children.
Since 1981, MedEvac has provided air and ground transportation for critically ill or injured patients.
Our Regional Burn Center is verified by the American Burn Association to treat children and adults. LVHN treats the majority of burn cases in the area. As a result, our patients have lower mortality, fewer readmissions and shorter lengths of treatment.
As a Level II Pediatric Trauma Center, we provide the highest level of trauma care to children in our region.
The area’s only pediatric surgeons
Our pediatric surgeons deliver routine to advanced surgical care for infants, children and teens. We offer minimally invasive approaches for many procedures so children recover faster and with less scarring. Many treatments can be performed at the J.B. and Kathleen Reilly Children’s Surgery Center. This outpatient center is dedicated to children’s surgery needs.
Before, during and after procedures or surgery, our board-certified anesthesiologists deliver pediatric anesthesia and sedation services to relieve children’s pain and decrease anxiety.