Princeton Medical Center (PMC) and Children's Hospital of Philadelphia (CHOP) have partnered to enhance pediatric services available at PMC:
- Pediatric emergency consultation
- Inpatient pediatric care
- Neonatal care
Parents and their children now have access to world-class pediatric healthcare right in their own community at PMC. Through this partnership, pediatricians and other health professionals from CHOP work on-site with the pediatricians and clinical staff of PMC to provide exceptional care for your child.
Top-Rated Pediatric Care at the Top-Rated PMC
Since 2009, pediatricians and other health professionals from CHOP have been providing services for children at PMC as part of CHOP Pediatric Care at PMC (Pediatric Unit) and CHOP Newborn Care at PMC (Neonatal Intensive Care Unit*). This partnership combines the skills of two top-rated facilities.
CHOP is perennially ranked at or near the top of the annual Best Children’s Hospitals rankings published by U.S. News & World Report. In the 2017-2018 Honor Roll, CHOP was No. 2 overall, ranking in the top 10 for all 10 specialties included in the U.S. News & World Report ratings.
PMC was recognized as a Best Regional Hospital in Central New Jersey by U.S. News & World Report for three consecutive years, ranking among the top 10 hospitals in New Jersey and the top 20 in the entire New York metropolitan region in all of those years.
CHOP Pediatric Emergency Care at PMC: Center for Emergency Care
A CHOP hospitalist - a pediatrician who specializes in caring for patients in the hospital setting and who does not have an outpatient medical practice - is on-site 24/7 to consult on emergency cases involving infants, children and adolescents in PMC's Emergency Department. Outstanding, timely care is delivered by a skilled clinical team that includes board certified emergency medicine pediatricians and specially trained physician assistants and nurses who work directly with the pediatric hospitalists to provide age-appropriate care to all pediatric patients.
To further enhance the comfort and care of pediatric patients and their families, our state-of-the-art emergency department features an area specifically designated for infants, children and adolescents who require acute care.
CHOP Pediatric Care at PMC: Regan Family Center for Pediatric Care
A CHOP pediatric hospitalist is on-site around-the-clock to care for children and adolescents who are admitted to PMC's Regan Family Center for Pediatric Care. The CHOP pediatric hospitalist program supports the work of pediatricians currently on staff at PMC.
PMC’s 12-bed Pediatric Inpatient Unit is fully secure and features all private, single-patient rooms that can accommodate a parent or family member who would like to remain with the patient throughout his or her stay. Care is given around-the-clock by nurses who specialize in pediatric inpatient care.