Department of Pediatrics at Cooperman Barnabas Medical Center

Just like your children, The Department of Pediatrics at Cooperman Barnabas Medical Center (formerly Saint Barnabas Medical Center) continues to grow. Through this growth, we are able to provide the best possible medical care and hospital experience for our pediatric patients, their families and the community in all areas of inpatient and outpatient pediatric services. We offer the expertise of a specialized team of physicians, including, neonatologists, pediatric critical care physicians, nurses, respiratory therapists, child life coordinators, social workers and all other health care professionals dedicated to the well-being of the patients we serve.

Virtually every major pediatric sub-specialty service is represented in the Pediatrics Department, including allergy, cardiology, child development, emergency medicine, endocrinology, gastroenterology, genetics, hematology/oncology, immunology, infectious diseases, intensive care, neonatology, nephrology, neurology, pulmonology and rheumatology. Surgical specialty areas include craniofacial surgery, general surgery, neurosurgery, ophthalmology, orthopedic, otolaryngology, plastic surgery, transplant and urology. The attending staff includes more than 250 pediatric practitioners, and an integrated residency program with the Children’s Hospital of New Jersey at Newark Beth Israel Medical Center.

Our new state-of-the-art $8 million McMullen Children’s Center at Cooperman Barnabas Medical Center is a “hospital within a hospital” designed to meet the medical and emotional needs of young patients. Pediatric inpatient services, including a 10-bed Pediatric Intensive Care Unit, are centralized within one area of the Medical Center. The Children’s Center offers the latest technologies, child-friendly patient rooms and a cheerfully-decorated playroom, family friendly lounges and lobbies, a parent overnight room, sibling play areas and access to the finest pediatric care available.

Neonatology service is provided in one of the largest and most acute newborn nurseries in New Jersey. Our Neonatal Intensive Care Unit is designed to care for critically ill and high-risk newborns. Cooperman Barnabas Medical Center is a Level III Regional Perinatal Center, the highest designation possible in New Jersey.

The Division of Pediatric Nephrology and Transplantation works closely with Cooperman Barnabas’ pediatric urologists. As the most experienced Pediatric Renal Transplant Program in New Jersey, the Division provides state-of-the-art medical care, including advanced diagnostic assessment and testing, and sensitive support for the family and child.

The Cooperman Barnabas Pediatric Specialty Center, located at the RWJBarnabas Health Ambulatory Care Center offers a wealth of outstanding pediatric specialties, advanced technologies and a full scope of programs and services in an outpatient setting, including: allergy and immunology, behavior development, endocrinology and diabetes, gastroenterology, genetics, infectious disease/ travel and adoption medicine, neurology, psychiatry, pulmonology and sleep medicine, rheumatology and Lyme disease, surgery, and weight management.

Should you require additional information about any of our pediatric programs or services, please call our Physician Referral Service at 1-888-724-7123.

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