Pediatrics in Aurora, Colorado
The experts at Rocky Mountain Hospital for Children at The Medical Center of Aurora (TMCA) provide care for babies, children and teens. Our pediatric specialists have office locations throughout the south Denver area and provide compassionate routine care, such as wellness check-ups, vaccinations and treatment of general injuries and illnesses.
Do you need advice about your child’s symptoms? Call our Pediatric Nurse Line at (303) 563-3300 Monday through Friday from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. and 24 hours a day during weekends and holidays.
Pediatric emergency care
Our main campus ER is an affiliate of Rocky Mountain Hospital for Children, offering specialized pediatric equipment and rooms, as well as board-certified pediatric emergency physicians and specialized pediatric nurses.
If your child requires continuing care, he or she would be transferred to Rocky Mountain Hospital. Here, your child has access to the most advanced pediatric operating room in the entire country, a leading PICU and pediatric specialists.
Our emergency pediatric physicians are available when your pediatrician’s office is closed. In addition the pediatric emergency services offered at TMCA, we also offer pediatric emergency care at:
Centennial Medical Plaza ER
14200 E. Arapahoe Road
Centennial, CO 80112
Saddle Rock ER
22500 E. Dry Creek Road
Aurora, CO 80016
Monday through Friday, 4:00 p.m. to 12:00 a.m.
Our wait times are often less than 30 minutes. Check the bar above for up-to-the-minute ER wait time estimate.
Rocky Mountain Hospital for Children at TMCA offers an “ouchless ER,” which provides sedation techniques for the comfort and relaxation of our pediatric patients. We also offer pain-free IV starts and a coordinated effort to reduce pain and anxiety for both children and their parents.
Should I take my child to the ER?
Deciding when to take your child to the ER can be tricky. You want the best care for your child, but you also don’t want to overreact for every little ache and pain. We typically treat kids with symptoms, such as:
- Severe abdominal pain
- Head injuries
- Sports injuries
- Excessive bleeding
- Difficulty breathing
- High fevers