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    Pediatric Services
    Sutter Medical Center, Sacramento

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    Conveniently located near the city's major freeways, Sutter Medical Center, Sacramento (SMCS) is the central point of the region's Sutter Women's Services and Sutter Children's Center, Sacramento. SMCS provides care through Sutter General Hospital, Sutter Memorial Hospital and Sutter Center for Psychiatry, with pediatric inpatient and outpatient care clinics currently located at Sutter Memorial Hospital.

    A new 197-bed, eight-story Sutter Women's and Children's Hospital, scheduled for completion in late 2008, will bring services together in a facility featuring the latest technology for advanced diagnosis and treatment.

    SMCS offers routine care and advanced specialty care for newborns through adolescents, through a team of pediatric specialists who care for pediatric patients with heart conditions, cancer, congenital abnormalities, diabetes, eating disorders, and countless other conditions.

    Specialty Services for Newborns
    The Regional Level III neonatal intensive care unit (NICU) provides care for premature infants and other newborns who need advanced care from board-certified neonatologists, pediatric anesthesiologists and more than 150 special care nurses. The 55-bed NICU's specially trained transport team reaches out to more than 48 hospitals in 23 counties.

    Specialty Care for Children and Adolescents
    At Sutter Children's Center, Sacramento, we have the only 24 hour in house coverage by board certified pediatric critical care specialists in the Sacramento area. Sutter Children's Center, Sacramento is located at Sutter Memorial Hospital. Each year more than 6,000 children and teens receive acute medical, surgical and oncologiccare through...

    • A 20-bed pediatric intensive care unit (PICU) where 1300 children each year receive around-the-clock care. Five pediatric intensivists, more than 25 pediatric subspecialists, a team of special care nurses, child life experts, social workers, and others provide expert care for seriously ill children, with the exception of those with severe multitrauma or burns.

    • A large, highly respected cancer program specially designed for children, which includes access to clinical trials and brain tumor treatment through the region's only gamma knife radiosurgery program for children.

    • Treatment of congenital and acquired heart conditions from birth through adulthood, including the region's largest pediatric cardiovascular surgery progam.

    • Advanced care and leading-edge treatment for children with epilepsy, diabetes, metabolic conditions, and countless other chronic and acute conditions.

    Classes, Support Groups and Community Outreach Programs
    SMCS also provides classes and support groups for children and families receiving care at Sutter and community outreach programs to those in need.