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Patient in treatment room with pediatric physician

In the event of a life-threatening emergency, call 9-1-1 to access your local emergency services.
(Children can be treated 24/7 at any Northwestern Medicine emergency department.)

Advanced Technology in a Child-Focused Environment

Northwestern Medicine boy leaving hospital with a broken arm in a wheelchairThe Central DuPage Hospital Pediatric Emergency Department is uniquely designed to meet children’s needs. Equipped with state-of-the-art child-sized medical technology and child-friendly décor, our goal is to help your child feel comfortable and at ease during diagnosis and treatment, regardless of their age.

Multidisciplinary Team Approach

The Central DuPage Hospital Pediatric Emergency Department provides care for children using a multidisciplinary and coordinated team approach. From the pediatric nurses who know just the right words to comfort your child to the skilled pediatric emergency medicine physicians, you’ll find medical professionals who will make your child’s emergency their number one priority. And, Lurie Children’s pediatric radiologists are available 24/7 to interpret images, providing that additional level of pediatric expertise so valuable in an emergency.

Our team includes:

  • Lurie Children's specialists, board-certified in pediatric emergency medicine and pediatrics
  • Access to Lurie Children's pediatric specialists, including general surgeons, neurologists, cardiologists, radiologists, hematologists/oncologists, psychiatrists, pulmonologists and others as needed
  • Respiratory therapists
  • Pediatric registered nurses
  • Child life specialists
  • Social workers

Pediatric Intensive Care Services Offered at Central DuPage Hospital

If intensive care is necessary, your child can be transferred to the Central DuPage Hospital Pediatric Intensive Care Unit, staffed by Lurie Children's pediatric critical care specialists.

Less Critical Emergency Needs

Fortunately, many emergencies don't need the high level of care available through the Emergency Department. Less critical emergencies, such as a sore throat, earache or a sprain, can be treated at one of our many Northwestern Medicine Immediate Care Centers.

Locations

    Ronald McDonald House® near Central DuPage Hospital

    Ronald McDonald House Charities® of Chicagoland & Northwest Indiana (RMHC®-CNI) formed a relationship with Northwestern Medicine Central DuPage Hospital to open our fifth Ronald McDonald House®, expanding hospitality and support to families of hospitalized children.

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    Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children’s Hospital of Chicago at Northwestern Medicine Central DuPage Hospital and Northwestern Medicine Delnor Hospital is a collaborative program between Northwestern Memorial HealthCare and Lurie Children's and its affiliated physician groups. The physicians participating in this program are neither agents nor employees of Northwestern Medicine Central DuPage Hospital or Northwestern Medicine Delnor Hospital.