Pediatrics

Our Della Penna Pediatric Center Services extend beyond the hospital setting to include health and wellness education, nutrition services and other support services for you and your child.

Our Carol & Louis Della Penna Pediatric Center features private, family-centered rooms, board-certified pediatricians, pediatrics nurse practitioners and pediatric nurses, and advanced diagnostics and imaging.

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Health Information

Conditions and Injuries

Our pediatric care team at Carol and Louis Della Penna Pediatric Center diagnose and treat common pediatric conditions and injuries, which include respiratory problems such as asthma or respiratory syncytial virus (RSV), dehydration, complications from fever, minor trauma/concussion, sports injuries, pain management, gastrointestinal conditions and more.

Conditions Diagnosed and Treated

We work closely with your child and you to develop the best possible treatment plan based on specific goals designed to improve your child's health and wellbeing. This plan may include various therapies, psychological support, education and the use of adaptive equipment in the home, school or community environments. Your child and you then work closely with our clinical team to achieve these treatment goals.

Our board-certified pediatricians are specifically trained to take care of your child during their stay in the hospital. Sometimes highly specialized care is necessary. When this occurs, our team expedites access regional children's hospitals.

  • Allergy
  • Appendicitis
  • Asthma
  • Back Injuries
  • Bronchitis
  • Cellulitis
  • Concussion 
  • Constipation
  • Croup
  • Dehydration
  • Ear infection
  • Failure to thrive
  • Fever
  • Fractures and dislocations
  • Gastroenteritis
  • Head injuries
  • Kawasaki Disease
  • Kidney infections
  • Meningitis
  • Nosebleeds
  • Overdoses and poisoning
  • Pneumonia
  • Respiratory conditions
  • RSV
  • Skin conditions
  • Sore throat
  • Stomach pains
  • Surgical conditions (minor)
  • Tonsillitis
  • Torsion of testicle
  • Ulcerative colitis
  • Urinary tract infections
  • Vomiting
  • Other conditions

Services and Programs

With ever-changing and sometimes unexpected needs of children, we are pleased to provide the community with expert, pediatric care close to home. We offer your infants, children and teens quality pediatric care in emergent, inpatient or outpatient settings. Our inpatient pediatric care extends to all ages of childhood in our Carol and Louis Della Penna Pediatric Center.

Emergency and Trauma Care 

Your child can come to us through the Emergency Services, which sees up to 8,000 pediatric visits annually, or your child can be referred to the hospital by your pediatrician or family practitioner.

Urgent Care 

Staffed by Doylestown Health physicians and nurses, care is available when you need it; just walk right in. You can also call ahead for a visit or request an appointment online. Our experts are here to help – fast.

Inpatient Care 

Inpatient care at our Della Penna Pediatric Center is comprised of private, family-centered rooms and provides the highest quality pediatric health care to you when your children — newborn through age 17 — require in-hospital care.

Outpatient Pediatric Surgery 

We provide outpatient surgical services for pediatric patients ranging from outpatient procedures such as ear tube insertion (myringotomy surgery) to tonsillectomy to hernia procedures. Our surgical team, comprised of surgeons, anesthesiologists and nurses, are specially trained to meet the surgical needs and concerns of children. To ensure faster healing, less pain and less scarring, surgeons are skilled in performing minimally invasive surgery to allow for a quicker recovery.

Pediatric Practices 

We have a variety of excellent pediatric providers in the Bucks and Montgomery County community on our medical staff. When a hospital stay is needed, our in-hospital pediatric team works together with your child’s pediatrician or family care provider, and pediatric specialists to achieve the very best outcome for your child.

Tests and Procedures

Our experienced pediatric physiciansand pediatric nurses may prescribe various tests and procedures based on your child's symptoms or diagnosis.

The following are pediatric tests, procedures or services your child may need to evaluate or establish a diagnosis:

  • Bladder catheterization
  • Blood pressure monitoring
  • Electrocardiogram (ECG) for cardio diagnosis
  • Electroencephalogram (EEG) for brain activity
  • Glucose monitoring
  • Intravenous procedures (ex. IV antibiotics, IV therapies)
  • Laboratory work (ex. blood draws)
  • Lumbar puncture (spinal tap)
  • Medical imaging (radiology/X-ray, MRI, CT scan)
  • Respiratory services

Parent Resources

Our Della Penna Pediatric Care Center provides your child with a wide array of health and wellness programs as well as the resources to make informed decisions about your child's health care.

Classes and Events 

We offer the flexibility of registering for classes, attending workshops or participating in events at the hospital or in the Doylestown community. Our classes include childbirth refresher, BabyWell, sibling education, grandparenting, babysitting workshop and Namaste baby mother-infant yoga workshop.

Patient and Family Support 

Our case managers and social workers meet with your family to help you understand and manage your child's illness and offer assistance in filing medical claims.

Imaging and Diagnostic Services 

Research shows that high-quality screening, accurate diagnosis and sequencing of treatment lead to better patient outcomes. We offer children and families excellent local resources for advanced imaging and diagnostic services including lab work/blood draws, X-ray, low-dose CT scans and 3T MRI.

Childcare 

Our Children's Village provides loving, nurturing care, guidance and a rewarding educational experience to babies, toddlers and young children throughout our community. Children's Village serves as an extended family and takes great pride in caring for your precious child, and is opened to the community.

Location

Inpatient Care

Doylestown

595 West State Street
Doylestown, PA 18901

Appointments: 215.345.2894

Health Information

Our pediatric care team at Carol and Louis Della Penna Pediatric Center diagnose and treat common pediatric conditions and injuries, which include respiratory problems such as asthma or respiratory syncytial virus (RSV), dehydration, complications from fever, minor trauma/concussion, sports injuries, pain management, gastrointestinal conditions and more.

Conditions Diagnosed and Treated

We work closely with your child and you to develop the best possible treatment plan based on specific goals designed to improve your child's health and wellbeing. This plan may include various therapies, psychological support, education and the use of adaptive equipment in the home, school or community environments. Your child and you then work closely with our clinical team to achieve these treatment goals.

Our board-certified pediatricians are specifically trained to take care of your child during their stay in the hospital. Sometimes highly specialized care is necessary. When this occurs, our team expedites access regional children's hospitals.

  • Allergy
  • Appendicitis
  • Asthma
  • Back Injuries
  • Bronchitis
  • Cellulitis
  • Concussion 
  • Constipation
  • Croup
  • Dehydration
  • Ear infection
  • Failure to thrive
  • Fever
  • Fractures and dislocations
  • Gastroenteritis
  • Head injuries
  • Kawasaki Disease
  • Kidney infections
  • Meningitis
  • Nosebleeds
  • Overdoses and poisoning
  • Pneumonia
  • Respiratory conditions
  • RSV
  • Skin conditions
  • Sore throat
  • Stomach pains
  • Surgical conditions (minor)
  • Tonsillitis
  • Torsion of testicle
  • Ulcerative colitis
  • Urinary tract infections
  • Vomiting
  • Other conditions

With ever-changing and sometimes unexpected needs of children, we are pleased to provide the community with expert, pediatric care close to home. We offer your infants, children and teens quality pediatric care in emergent, inpatient or outpatient settings. Our inpatient pediatric care extends to all ages of childhood in our Carol and Louis Della Penna Pediatric Center.

Emergency and Trauma Care 

Your child can come to us through the Emergency Services, which sees up to 8,000 pediatric visits annually, or your child can be referred to the hospital by your pediatrician or family practitioner.

Urgent Care 

Staffed by Doylestown Health physicians and nurses, care is available when you need it; just walk right in. You can also call ahead for a visit or request an appointment online. Our experts are here to help – fast.

Inpatient Care 

Inpatient care at our Della Penna Pediatric Center is comprised of private, family-centered rooms and provides the highest quality pediatric health care to you when your children — newborn through age 17 — require in-hospital care.

Outpatient Pediatric Surgery 

We provide outpatient surgical services for pediatric patients ranging from outpatient procedures such as ear tube insertion (myringotomy surgery) to tonsillectomy to hernia procedures. Our surgical team, comprised of surgeons, anesthesiologists and nurses, are specially trained to meet the surgical needs and concerns of children. To ensure faster healing, less pain and less scarring, surgeons are skilled in performing minimally invasive surgery to allow for a quicker recovery.

Pediatric Practices 

We have a variety of excellent pediatric providers in the Bucks and Montgomery County community on our medical staff. When a hospital stay is needed, our in-hospital pediatric team works together with your child’s pediatrician or family care provider, and pediatric specialists to achieve the very best outcome for your child.

Our experienced pediatric physiciansand pediatric nurses may prescribe various tests and procedures based on your child's symptoms or diagnosis.

The following are pediatric tests, procedures or services your child may need to evaluate or establish a diagnosis:

  • Bladder catheterization
  • Blood pressure monitoring
  • Electrocardiogram (ECG) for cardio diagnosis
  • Electroencephalogram (EEG) for brain activity
  • Glucose monitoring
  • Intravenous procedures (ex. IV antibiotics, IV therapies)
  • Laboratory work (ex. blood draws)
  • Lumbar puncture (spinal tap)
  • Medical imaging (radiology/X-ray, MRI, CT scan)
  • Respiratory services

Our Della Penna Pediatric Care Center provides your child with a wide array of health and wellness programs as well as the resources to make informed decisions about your child's health care.

Classes and Events 

We offer the flexibility of registering for classes, attending workshops or participating in events at the hospital or in the Doylestown community. Our classes include childbirth refresher, BabyWell, sibling education, grandparenting, babysitting workshop and Namaste baby mother-infant yoga workshop.

Patient and Family Support 

Our case managers and social workers meet with your family to help you understand and manage your child's illness and offer assistance in filing medical claims.

Imaging and Diagnostic Services 

Research shows that high-quality screening, accurate diagnosis and sequencing of treatment lead to better patient outcomes. We offer children and families excellent local resources for advanced imaging and diagnostic services including lab work/blood draws, X-ray, low-dose CT scans and 3T MRI.

Childcare 

Our Children's Village provides loving, nurturing care, guidance and a rewarding educational experience to babies, toddlers and young children throughout our community. Children's Village serves as an extended family and takes great pride in caring for your precious child, and is opened to the community.

Inpatient Care

Doylestown

595 West State Street
Doylestown, PA 18901

Appointments: 215.345.2894

Pediatric Outreach and Education

Pediatric Education 

Our pediatric services extend beyond our hospital and into the community through partnerships with local school districts and youth organizations and educational foundations.

We partner with local school districts, youth organizations and educational foundations to host community programs, classes, events and screenings as part of our mission to proactively advocate for the health of our community.  Annually, we reach more than 10,000+ kids and parents in the community on health topics including stress, proper hand-washing, poison prevention, safety, nutrition and many more.

For more information about pediatric outreach and education, contact Ashley J. Heidler, MSN, RN, CPN, at 484.680.6822 or email  AHeidler@dh.org.

Bucks County Children’s Museum

Our Della Penna Pediatric Center has collaborated with the Bucks County Children's Museum in New Hope to present a virtual hospital educational exhibit. "Hospital" by Doylestown Health features an examination area complete with X-ray machine and heart monitor, a life-sized operation game table where children can hone their surgical skills, as well as a kid-sized ambulance where children can learn about emergency medicine and the role of an EMT/paramedic. The exhibit includes the opportunity to learn about the organs, bones and other parts of the body.

The collective goal of the educational exhibit at the Bucks County Children's Museum is to expose children to different medical situations in a friendly, anxiety-free setting. Through role-play and exploration, children learn more about the medical field, how the body works and what it means to be healthy.

Health Matters 

We have partnered with Central Bucks Schools to produce Health Matters with Doylestown Health, an educational program featuring expert guests from Doylestown Health, the community and the school district. The show brings to light timely topics of interest to local families. Students studying broadcasting at Central Bucks Schools produce and film the show. They also act as co-hosts and help develop questions for the panel of guests.

You can watch Health Matters on the Central Bucks School District cable network, CBTV on Comcast channel 28 and Verizon Fios channel 40 in municipalities that comprise the Central Bucks School District.

Pediatric Outreach and Education

Our pediatric services extend beyond our hospital and into the community through partnerships with local school districts and youth organizations and educational foundations.

We partner with local school districts, youth organizations and educational foundations to host community programs, classes, events and screenings as part of our mission to proactively advocate for the health of our community.  Annually, we reach more than 10,000+ kids and parents in the community on health topics including stress, proper hand-washing, poison prevention, safety, nutrition and many more.

For more information about pediatric outreach and education, contact Ashley J. Heidler, MSN, RN, CPN, at 484.680.6822 or email  AHeidler@dh.org.

Our Della Penna Pediatric Center has collaborated with the Bucks County Children's Museum in New Hope to present a virtual hospital educational exhibit. "Hospital" by Doylestown Health features an examination area complete with X-ray machine and heart monitor, a life-sized operation game table where children can hone their surgical skills, as well as a kid-sized ambulance where children can learn about emergency medicine and the role of an EMT/paramedic. The exhibit includes the opportunity to learn about the organs, bones and other parts of the body.

The collective goal of the educational exhibit at the Bucks County Children's Museum is to expose children to different medical situations in a friendly, anxiety-free setting. Through role-play and exploration, children learn more about the medical field, how the body works and what it means to be healthy.

We have partnered with Central Bucks Schools to produce Health Matters with Doylestown Health, an educational program featuring expert guests from Doylestown Health, the community and the school district. The show brings to light timely topics of interest to local families. Students studying broadcasting at Central Bucks Schools produce and film the show. They also act as co-hosts and help develop questions for the panel of guests.

You can watch Health Matters on the Central Bucks School District cable network, CBTV on Comcast channel 28 and Verizon Fios channel 40 in municipalities that comprise the Central Bucks School District.

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