Your children deserve to have access to the best healthcare possible. At
Jupiter Medical Center our renowned pediatric team works day and night
to provide pediatric care of the highest quality. The De George Pediatric
Unit is a family-centered environment offering compassionate care. We
have partnered with Nicklaus Children’s Hospital to create a team
of highly experienced and compassionate specialists to provide leading
Available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week – the Mastroianni Family
Pediatric Emergency Department at Jupiter Medical Center is here for your
little one when the unexpected happens. Our Emergency Department staff
is skilled and trained to care for children. Our ER team assists thousands
of youngsters each year—nursing them back from illness and injury,
while making them feel comfortable and safe.
We are two hospitals with one goal: making pediatric care more accessible
to residents of Palm Beach and Martin counties. Nicklaus Children’s
Hospital, the trusted choice for pediatric care in South Florida, is sharing
best practices, policies and procedures for inpatient and emergency pediatric
care—all of which were expertly developed and continuously enhanced
for nearly 70 years. Experts from both institutions are collaborating
to provide pediatric care at Jupiter Medical Center for newborns, toddlers,
adolescents and young adults.
Our partnership allows for seamless transfer to Nicklaus Children’s
main campus for children that require access to advanced subspecialty
expertise for critical treatment that is unavailable locally. This will
be at the discretion of the care team and the patient’s family.
The care needs and wishes of the child and family are always at the forefront
when transfer decisions are made.
At Jupiter Medical Center, our pediatric care services include:
– Regular visits to a pediatrician are an important part of maintaining your
child’s healthy upbringing. The best preventive care is possible
when you take your child for scheduled checkups and follow the doctor’s
advice for establishing a healthy lifestyle. If your child needs to visit
the hospital, pediatricians have access to the 24/7 resources at Jupiter
- Pediatric Outpatient Infusion Program – Our pediatric outpatient
infusion program allows patients to receive their infusions in a comfortable
setting, close to home. We currently work with multiple specialists to
provide a variety of medication, such as but not limited to, Remicade,
IVIG therapy and Endocrinology testing.
Pediatric Inpatient Care
– We provide hospital-based pediatric services in our community, alleviating
the stress and financial burden of leaving the area for treatment. The
De George Pediatric Unit is a family-centered environment offering compassionate care.
– Our pediatric therapy program includes both inpatient services, which are
offered in-hospital, as well as outpatient care available at the hospital’s
main campus. Our speech-language pathologists and occupational and physical
therapists provide specialized treatment in a family centered environment.
Each program is individualized to each child’s challenge.
- Pediatric Sleep Studies - Our team, in collaboration with medical staff
at Nicklaus Children’s Hospital Sleep Center, can help diagnose
sleep apnea and many other sleep disorders for children 3 years and older.
Our child friendly sleep lab provides painless outpatient overnight testing,
conducted by board certified sleep technologists and supervised by pediatric
sleep specialists. We offer pre-testing tours of our facility for patients
and parents and serve as a resource for information about all types of
sleep disorders and strategies for getting a good night’s rest.
– Our imaging services, including pediatric MRI, are nationally accredited.
So you can rest assured your child is receiving the highest standards
for quality and safety with the lowest doses of radiation available. We
also offer sedation during an MRI with a Pediatric Anesthesiologist to
ensure your child lies still and remains comfortable for the scan. We
are proud to be designated an “Image Gently” facility by the
American College of Radiology.
Pediatric Emergency Services
– The Mastroianni Family Pediatric Emergency Department is a separate wing
with dedicated pediatric physicians and nurses available 24/7. We treat
more than 3,000 youngsters each year—nursing them back to health
from illness and injury, while making them feel comfortable and safe.
We also provide innovative Telehealth technology, enabling Nicklaus Children’s
Hospital specialists to interact with our physicians and patients to discuss
images and lab results, and capture vital assessment information in real time.
- Pediatric Surgery Services - Our surgical facilities and equipment are
specifically designed for children. The De George Pediatric Unit features
two state-of-the-art pediatric operating rooms offering a wide array of services.
- Child Life Specialist - We recognize that being in the hospital or Emergency
Department can be a very stressful time for anyone, especially a child.
Our child life specialist can help your child navigate the process of
hospitalization using developmentally appropriate explanations. Our specialist
provides patients and families with therapeutic play opportunities; education
on procedures and treatments; preparation for tests, procedures or surgery;
as well as support, coping techniques and encouragement
- Diabetes Education - Our qualified staff offers diabetes education customized
to the unique needs of each patient and family.