Today, the majority of pediatric care is provided in the physician office setting. Kent Hospital maintains a small pediatric inpatient capacity for children requiring a hospital stay and annually treats more than 10,000 children in the Emergency Department.
ED Junior is a dedicated pediatric care area located in the hospital's Emergency Department. The Kent ED features a dedicated pediatric care area designed specifically for our young patients and staffed by pediatric emergency physicians and pediatric nursing support. This unit cares for more than 7,000 children annually in a comforting and modern setting.
Kent Hospital counts nearly two dozen pediatric specialists on its medical staff, with office locations throughout Central Rhode Island.
For valuable parenting information, visit the American Academy of Pediatrics website, which provides access to resource guides, and a childhood immunization scheduler.