teddy bear in bedPediatrics

Parents do everything they can to help their children stay well and happy. At North Mississippi Health Services, so do we.

Pediatric Unit

North Mississippi Medical Center's pediatric unit, located on the first floor of NMMC-Tupelo, serves children through 18 years of age. The staff includes registered nurses who care for children with general childhood illnesses, as well as those recuperating from surgery. Respiratory Care services are available around the clock when needed.

Pediatricians in Amory, Eupora and West Point, Miss., and Hamilton, Ala., care for newborn babies and hospitalized children at NMMC hospitals in those locations.

Pediatric Intensive Care Unit

The Pediatric Intensive Care Unit is located on the second floor of NMMC-Tupelo. Pediatric Intensivists/Hospitalists, nurses and respiratory therapists make up the team caring for children with moderately complex medical conditions such as respiratory distress, asthma, sepsis, diabetic emergencies and pneumonia. They can provide various types of respiratory support including invasive and non-invasive ventilation.

Pediatric Hospitalists

University of Mississippi Medical Center provides pediatric hospitalist services 24 hours daily at NMMC-Tupelo. They consult with emergency physicians on pediatric patients in the Emergency Department and provide hospital care for children on the Pediatrics unit.

Well & Sick Pediatric Care

Area pediatricians and other providers offer sick and well-child visits. Visit Find a Doctor or call 1-800-THE DESK (1-800-843-3375) for a provider near you.

Pediatric Subspecialists

Children's of Mississippi Tupelo

Additional Pediatric Services

Children's Therapy

NMMC Home Health