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Dell Children's pediatric specialty care

Dell Children's delivers the most pediatric specialty care in Central Texas. Only in Austin. Only at Dell Children's.

Ascension Dell Children'sWhen you choose Dell Children's Medical Center at Ascension Seton, your child's care is connected across doctors and across services – from primary care to specialty care and more. With the most comprehensive pediatric specialty care in Central Texas, you'll find all the care your child and family need. That means you don't have to travel far to get the most advanced care for your child.

Our doctors are delivering medical breakthroughs every day. Your child's pediatrician, specialists and care team are part of an integrated network of experienced doctors who work together as one team, dedicated to your child's care. Share your concerns and ask us your questions – big and small. Your Dell Children's doctor starts by listening to you and your child. Then, we work with you to create a care plan that's right for your child. Only in Austin. Only at Dell Children's.

Mom hugging daughter.Pediatric primary care

Your child's pediatrician is at the center of their care team – from birth through their teenage years. That's why choosing the right pediatrician for your child is important. As your child's needs change, so does our care – from regular checkups and vaccinations to care when your child is sick and more. And if your child needs more advanced care, your pediatrician at Dell Children's connects your family to the right specialists at Dell Children's Medical Center at Ascension Seton. Your child's pediatrician collaborates with your child's specialists, connecting the dots for your child's care.

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Doctor talking to a child.Pediatric blood and cancer care

As the only comprehensive children's cancer program in Central Texas, we're delivering leading cancer care and clinical trials. Here you'll find an experienced pediatric care team trained in diagnosing and treating even the most complex pediatric cancers and blood disorders. Your Dell Children's doctor is part of an integrated national network of experienced cancer doctors, sharing best practices and the latest in cancer care knowledge, research, clinical trials and more. And, we offer some of the latest therapeutic and surgical treatments. Only at Dell Children's.

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Mom holding baby.Pediatric cardiovascular care

Dell Children's Medical Center at Ascension Seton is the only comprehensive children's heart center in Central Texas. Some of the world's best pediatric heart surgeons are part of our care team. From congenital heart care to heart transplants, we deliver the most advanced pediatric heart care in Central Texas. Your child's specialists work closely with your child's doctor and connect all the dots for their care. When a heart condition is detected during pregnancy, pediatric heart specialists become part of your care team. We work with your OB-GYN and maternal-fetal medicine specialists to deliver comprehensive heart care for your baby. Only at Dell Children's.

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Child laying in bed.Pediatric emergency care

When your child has a severe injury or illness, we're here for your child and family with advanced pediatric emergency and trauma care. As the only Level I Pediatric Trauma Center in Central Texas, accredited by the American College of Surgeons, Dell Children's Medical Center delivers the highest level of trauma care. At Dell Children's, you have doctors who commit to sit beside you and explain your care. We provide care that's right for your child and your family in an ER designed just for kids. And with locations throughout Central Texas, the care you need is close by. Only at Dell Children's. If your child is experiencing a life-threatening emergency, go directly to the nearest ER or call 911.

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Doctor examining a baby.Comprehensive fetal and newborn care

If your baby is diagnosed with a fetal condition, specialists at Dell Children's work directly with your OB-GYN and maternal-fetal medicine specialist. Specialists at the Comprehensive Fetal Care Center at Dell Children's Medical Center help make sure you and your baby are receiving highly specialized care before, during and after delivery. In our Comprehensive Fetal Care Center, we provide leading care, such as fetal MRI and fetal surgery to treat fetal abnormalities in the womb. And, you are connected to the Specialized Delivery Unit at Dell Children's – where your baby will get the highest level of newborn care in our Level IV NICU. Only at Dell Children's.

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Girl in hospital bed.Pediatric kidney transplant

The Pediatric Abdominal Transplant Center at Dell Children's Medical Center is the only pediatric abdominal transplant program in Central Texas. Pediatric nephrologists and transplant surgeons diagnose and care for children who need a kidney transplant. And, we help manage your child's care while they are waiting for a match. The Pediatric Abdominal Transplant Center has received approval from the United Network for Organ Sharing (UNOS) and the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) to provide kidney transplant services. Only at Dell Children's.

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Mother and child looking at a tablet.Pediatric neurology and neurosurgery

Pediatric neurologists and neurosurgeons at Dell Children's deliver the most advanced pediatric brain and spine care. For children with epilepsy, we have the only comprehensive pediatric epilepsy center in Central Texas, including a Level IV (the highest level) pediatric epilepsy monitoring unit. We have advanced expertise in diagnosing and treating newborns and children with brain, spine and nervous system conditions. Your child's care team has the expertise to deliver therapeutic and surgical care – from medication and nerve stimulation to neurosurgery. We also offer prenatal care if there is a concern about your baby's brain and spine development during pregnancy. Only at Dell Children's.

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Child visiting with a pediatric orthopedic specialist at an Ascension site of care. Pediatric orthopedics

From simple fractures and sports injuries to scoliosis and complex bone diseases — our specialists are here for your child's orthopedic needs. Choose a multispecialty team of pediatric orthopedic specialists, surgeons and physical therapists specializing in the diagnosis, treatment and rehabilitation of children with orthopedic injuries and diseases.

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Offering the most pediatric specialty care in Central Texas

  • Adolescent medicine

    Adolescent medicine doctors at Dell Children's deliver primary care for teens. We specialize in conditions that affect teens, such as hormone and growth disorders, sexually transmitted infections (STIs), gynecologic concerns and menstrual disorders, mental health concerns, weight management and more. Learn more.

  • Aerodigestive care

    Specialists at Dell Children's have the expertise to diagnose and treat infants and children with complex airway, respiratory and gastrointestinal (GI) tract conditions. Your child's care team may include pediatric ear, nose and throat (ENT) specialists, pulmonologists, respiratory therapists, GI doctors and more. Together, we create a personalized care plan to help your child with breathing and swallowing difficulties. To schedule an appointment, please call 512-324-0137.

  • Asthma, allergy and immunology

    Allergists and immunologists at Dell Children's have the expertise to diagnose and treat infants, children and teens with allergies, asthma and immunologic disorders. We're here to help find the cause of your child's symptoms and create a care plan that improves their quality of life. Find a specialist.

  • Blood and cancer care

    Dell Children's is the only comprehensive children's cancer program in Central Texas. Our doctors have the expertise to diagnose and treat complex cancer and blood disorders in children. You'll find an experienced pediatric care team that is part of an integrated national network of experienced cancer doctors, sharing best practices and the latest in cancer care knowledge and research. Only at Dell Children's. Learn more.

  • Cardiovascular and congenital heart surgery

    When your child needs heart or vascular surgery, get advanced surgical care from nationally recognized pediatric cardiovascular surgeons at Dell Children's. Pediatric cardiovascular surgeons have the expertise to deliver lifesaving surgical care — from repairing a congenital heart condition to pediatric heart transplant. Only at Dell Children's. Learn more.

  • Craniofacial surgery

    If your child needs specialty care for a facial abnormality or traumatic injury to their jaw, face or skull, talk to a craniofacial specialist at Dell Children's. Learn more.

  • Cystic fibrosis care

    If your child has been diagnosed with cystic fibrosis, we're here for your child and family. Specialists at Dell Children's have the expertise to diagnose, treat and monitor infants, children and teens with cystic fibrosis (CF). Call 512-324-0137.

  • Dermatology

    Pediatric dermatologists at Dell Children's deliver advanced skin care for children and teens. We have the expertise to diagnose all types of skin conditions, from acne to skin cancer. If you have a concern about your child's skin, talk with one of our pediatric specialists. Find a specialist.

  • Developmental pediatrics

    Specialists at Dell Children's are here to support your child's growth and development. You'll find a compassionate care team who is experienced in diagnosing and treating children with genetic conditions, birth abnormalities, developmental delays and more. To schedule an appointment, please call 512-324-0098.

  • Diabetes and endocrinology

    Pediatric endocrinologists at Dell Children's specialize in treating diabetes, growth disorders, hormone imbalances, thyroid conditions and more. Your child's care team includes pediatric doctors, certified diabetes educators, nurses, and registered dietitians. Together, we deliver care that's right for your child. Find a specialist.

  • Ear, nose and throat (ENT)

    Pediatric ENT doctors at Dell Children's deliver therapeutic and surgical care for ear, nose and throat conditions. We treat a range of conditions, including hearing impairments, head and neck cancer, swallowing disorders, infections, sinus issues and more. Find a specialist.

  • Emergency and trauma care

    As a full-service children's hospital, Dell Children's Medical Center at Ascension Seton is here for your family's emergencies 24/7. When your child has a severe injury or illness, Dell Children's is always here for your child and family with advanced pediatric emergency and trauma care. And as the only Level I Pediatric Trauma Center in Central Texas, accredited by the American College of Surgeons, Dell Children's delivers the highest level of trauma care. We listen to quickly understand your child's health needs. Then, we provide care that's right for your child and your family. Only at Dell Children's. If your child is experiencing a life-threatening emergency, go directly to the ER or call 911. Find a location.

  • Epilepsy and seizure care

    Experienced neurologists at Dell Children's deliver care for children and teens experiencing seizures and epilepsy. As the only dedicated Level IV pediatric epilepsy monitoring unit (EMU) in Central Texas, we have the expertise to diagnose and monitor even the most complex seizures. Only at Dell Children's. Learn more.

  • Fetal care

    The Comprehensive Fetal Care Center at Dell Children's is the first and only fetal care center in Central Texas. We deliver comprehensive care for babies with complex fetal and congenital conditions. From the early days of pregnancy to the first newborn checkup to ongoing pediatric care, you and your baby have access to doctors and specialists delivering the highest level of fetal and newborn care. Only at Dell Children's. Learn more.

  • Gastrointestinal (GI) and digestive health

    Pediatric gastroenterologists at Dell Children's deliver advanced diagnostic testing and treatment for children with digestive conditions. Their care team may also include dietitians, general surgeons and more. Digestive conditions are often uncomfortable – we work together on a care plan to help your child feel better. Find a specialist.

  • Genetic testing and counseling

    Specialists at Dell Children's provide prenatal and preconception genetic counseling. Your genetic counselor starts by listening to you, to better understand you and your concerns. Together, we can talk about your family history, risks and any conditions you may be concerned about. Your care team is here to provide guidance and support so that you can make an informed decision about your health and the health of your baby. To learn more or schedule a consultation, please call 512-324-7256.

  • Gynecology/Adolescent gynecology

    For children and teens, we have a care team dedicated to pediatric gynecology, with pediatric specialists from Dell Children's Medical Center. Pediatric gynecologists are board-certified obstetrician-gynecologists who are specially trained in pediatric gynecology and minimally invasive surgery in children and teens. Find a specialist.

  • Infectious disease care

    The infectious disease care team at Dell Children's delivers care for children with bacterial, viral, fungal and parasite infections. Pediatric infectious disease doctors can also help keep your child healthy while traveling, by recommending vaccinations before your trip. Find a specialist.

  • Kidney transplant surgery

    The Pediatric Abdominal Transplant Center at Dell Children's Medical Center is the only pediatric abdominal transplant program in Central Texas. Pediatric nephrologists and transplant surgeons diagnose and care for children who need a kidney transplant. And, we help manage your child's care while they are waiting for a match. Only at Dell Children's. To learn more, please call 512-324-0070.

  • Maternal-fetal medicine

    Maternal-fetal medicine (MFM) specialists at Ascension Seton diagnose, treat and manage your care if you are having a high-risk pregnancy. Throughout your pregnancy, we monitor you and your baby's health to detect any potential concerns as quickly as possible so that treatment can begin immediately. If a fetal anomaly is detected, your MFM specialist at Ascension Seton can connect you to the most advanced fetal care at the Comprehensive Fetal Care Center at Dell Children's Medical Center. Find a specialist.

  • Mental health care

    Experienced pediatric mental health specialists at Dell Children's deliver mental health care for children, teens and young adults. Pediatric specialists provide personalized care for mental health conditions, such as anxiety, depression, attention deficit disorder (ADHD), eating disorders, obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD), and post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD). We start by listening to understand your child. Then we deliver personalized, compassionate care for mental and emotional health. To schedule an appointment, please call 512-324-0029.

  • Nephrology (kidney care)

    Pediatric nephrologists at Dell Children's specialize in diagnosing and treating kidney conditions and hypertension in children. Your child's care team focuses on therapeutic and surgical treatments, as well as education to help your child live a healthy life with a kidney disease. Find a specialist.

  • Neurology and neurosurgery

    Pediatric neurologists and neurosurgeons at Dell Children's have advanced expertise in diagnosing and treating newborns and children with brain and spine conditions. We work with you to create a therapeutic or neurosurgical care plan that's right for your child. Learn more.

  • Neuropsychology

    Pediatric neuropsychologists at Dell Children's focus on how your child's neurological or medical condition is affecting their mental development, behavior and learning. We have the expertise to diagnose and treat developmental conditions. And we'll work with you to create a personalized care plan for your child. We also connect you with other pediatric specialists, if needed. To learn more, please call 512-324-3560.

  • Newborn care and NICU

    At Ascension Seton and Dell Children's, your care team is ready to provide all the care your child needs. We provide advanced neonatal care with access to a network of pediatric specialists. If you have a newborn who is premature or needs more advanced care, you're connected to our Level IV NICU at Dell Children's, the highest level of care for newborns. Our neonatologists and newborn specialists have the expertise to deliver advanced care for babies with rare and complex conditions. Find an OB-GYN connected to Dell Children's.

  • Ophthalmology (eye care)

    If your child needs care for an eye injury or condition, our experienced pediatric eye doctors (ophthalmologists) at Dell Children's provide advanced tests and treatments for eye disorders in children. All ophthalmologists have some training in children's eye problems, but pediatric ophthalmologists have additional training and practice in diagnosing and treating eye diseases in children. We listen to understand you and your child. Then, we work with you to deliver a personalized care plan that's right for your child. Find a specialist.

  • Oral and maxillofacial surgery

    Oral surgeons at Dell Children's deliver surgical care for children with injuries and congenital malformations of the mouth, jaw and lower face. Your child's appointment starts with a conversation about your child's needs. Then, we create a personalized surgical care plan. We specialize in many types of surgery, including tumor removal, removing impacted or diseased teeth, adding implants and bone grafts. Find a specialist.

  • Orthopedics and sports medicine

    Pediatric orthopedic and sports medicine specialists at Dell Children's deliver advanced care for children with bone, muscles and joint conditions and injuries. Every visit starts with a conversation about your child and their health. Then, we create a personalized care plan. We can discuss therapeutic and surgical treatment options. And your child and family are connected to imaging, pharmacy, splinting and casting, physical medicine and rehabilitative services. Learn more.

  • Palliative care

    When a child is seriously ill, each person in the family is affected differently. That is why it's important that you, your child, and your family get the support and care you need during this difficult time. A special type of care called palliative care can help. Our specialists at Dell Children's are here to provide the care and support your child and family needs. Palliative care can ease the symptoms, discomfort, and stress of serious illness for your child and family. Dell Children's at Home provides perinatal palliative care, pediatric palliative care and pediatric hospice care services in the home setting. We work with your child's care team to help give your child and family more good days, in the comfort of your own home. To learn more or schedule an appointment, please call 512-324-0197 for care in the hospital or 833-628-2112 for Dell Children's at Home.

  • Pediatric intensive care unit (PICU)

    The pediatric intensive care unit (PICU) at Dell Children's Medical Center delivers highly advanced care for children in Central Texas. Our doctors and care teams deliver 24/7, advanced care for children with serious illness or injury.

  • Plastic surgery

    Pediatric plastic surgeons specialize in reconstructive and cosmetic surgery for infants, children and teens. When your child needs surgery, experienced plastic surgeons at Dell Children's are here for your child and family. Find a specialist.

  • Primary care

    Pediatricians with Dell Children's Medical Group deliver care for the whole child – from regular checkups and vaccinations to care for mental and emotional health, and more. And if your child needs more advanced care, your child's doctor will connect your family to the right pediatric specialists at Dell Children's. Find a location.

  • Pulmonology and respiratory care

    Our pediatric pulmonologists at Dell Children's have the expertise to diagnose and treat respiratory conditions in children and teens. We have a dedicated pulmonary function lab for diagnosing complex respiratory conditions. Your child's care team may also include respiratory therapists. Find a specialist.

  • Rehabilitation (physical, speech and occupational therapy)

    Children recovering from an illness, injury or surgery may need rehabilitation. Specialists at Dell Children's provide physical therapy, occupation therapy and speech therapy for children and teens. Your care team works with you, your child and your child's doctor to set goals for your child and create a personalized care plan. Find a location.

  • Respiratory care

    Pulmonologists at Dell Children's diagnose and treat children and teens with respiratory conditions such as asthma, cystic fibrosis, sleep disorders and chronic lung conditions. Our goal is to create a personalized care plan that improves your child's quality of life. Find a specialist.

  • Rheumatology

    Pediatric rheumatologists at Dell Children's have the expertise to diagnose and treat rheumatic conditions in children – from arthritis to complex genetic conditions. Find a specialist.

  • Sleep medicine

    Pediatric sleep specialists at Dell Children's diagnose and treat many childhood sleep disorders, starting with a sleep study. Then, we create a care plan that helps your child sleep better. If your child's sleep concern is related to another health condition, we work with other pediatric specialists at Dell Children's to diagnose and treat the cause of your child's condition. Learn more.

  • Specialized Delivery Unit

    For the first time in Austin, Texas, moms and babies diagnosed with fetal conditions can receive all the care they need — all in one location. When you have your baby in the Specialized Delivery Unit, your family has access to:

    • Dell Children's Level IV NICU, the highest level of NICU care
    • Level I surgery center, the highest level of surgical care in the region
    • Pediatric cardiac care unit for babies with heart conditions
    • The most pediatric specialties and specialists in the region

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  • Spine and scoliosis care

    Spine surgeons at Dell Children's specialize in diagnosing and treating children and teens with back pain, scoliosis and complex spine conditions. Our team of pediatric specialists includes surgeons, anesthesiologists, pain management specialists, physical therapists, nurses, a dedicated spine nurse navigator, and in-clinic orthotists to provide your child and family with personalized and compassionate care from the moment you arrive. Find a specialist.

  • Surgery

    As a Level I Pediatric Surgery Center accredited by the American College of Surgeons, we deliver advanced surgical care for babies, children and teens. We work with you, your child and your child's referring doctor to create a surgical care plan that's right for your child. Our surgery department features 13 state-of-the-art surgery suites, each designed for the special needs of children. And as the only free-standing children's hospital in Central Texas dedicated to caring for children, your child's care team is passionate about improving the lives of children. Only at Dell Children's. Find a specialist.

  • Urology

    Pediatric urologists at Dell Children's have expertise in diagnosing and treating conditions of the urinary system and genital tract. From bed-wetting and urinary tract infections to congenital malformations, we're here to care for your child. Find a specialist.


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