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Pediatric ER

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Located at 1514 Jefferson Highway in New Orleans, Ochsner’s Pediatric ER has you covered when your child needs emergency care.  Our team of pediatricians provides quality care for young patients from medical illness and broken bones to serious trauma, 24/7.

Choose highly specialized, quality ER care for your child.

Our team of 110+ pediatric-focused physicians and pediatricians in 28 different specialties work together to provide the best care for your children from infants to adolescents, and all ages in-between. 

Meet our Pediatric ER specialists.

Pediatric Emergency Room Features:

  • Full-service Emergency Department
  • Kid-friendly exam rooms
  • In-house pediatric specialists and pediatricians
  • Pediatric Intensive Care Unit (PICU)
  • Emergency care for everything from medical illness and broken bones to serious trauma

Emergency Room or Doctor Visit?

Accidents can and often do happen. Sometimes it's hard to know if you should seek emergency care for your child or what to do before arriving in the emergency department. Let Ochsner's pediatricians help you make your way through life's little obstacles, hopefully with minimal injury.

Learn what makes a pediatric emergency department different from a general emergency department.