Specialized Children’s Care for Newborn through Age 18

Memorial Offers the Highest Level of Pediatric Care in Southern New Mexico.

Now, you can confidently choose to stay close to home when your child needs to be hospitalized.

Ask your Pediatrician for a referral or call Memorial for more details at 575-522-8641.

Neonatal Intensive Care Unit

The Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU) at Memorial provides an advanced level of care for premature or sick babies within a supportive, healing, and compassionate environment to help infant patients and their families achieve the best possible outcome. As New Mexico’s only Level III NICU south of Albuquerque, the Memorial NICU offers the highest level of newborn care in Southern New Mexico and it is staffed by Board Certified Neonatologists, Certified Neonatal Nurse Practitioners, experienced neonatal nurses and respiratory therapists. Specialized infant emergency transportation is available.

Pediatric Intensive Care Unit

The Pediatric Intensive Care Unit (PICU) at Memorial provides an advanced level of care for critically ill children up to age eighteen (18). Memorial’s PICU offers the highest level of pediatric care in Southern New Mexico and it is staffed by Board Certified Pediatric Critical Care Intensivists, Certified PICU Nurse Practitioners, experienced PICU nurses and respiratory therapists. Our PICU Medical Director was formerly the Medical Director of Pediatric Intensive Care at El Paso Children’s Hospital. Specialized pediatric emergency transportation is available.

Pediatric Hospitalist Service

Given the significant Pediatrician shortages throughout Southern New Mexico, the Memorial Pediatric Hospitalist Service (PHS) was developed to assist pediatric providers with their hospital patients. The PHS is staffed by a Board Certified Pediatrician in conjunction with The Southern New Mexico Family Medicine Residency Program, experienced Pediatric nurses and respiratory therapists. 
 

Ronald McDonald Family Room (open 7 days a week from 9:00am – 9:00pm)

Memorial is pleased to provide these comprehensive children’s services and is a proud sponsor of the Ronald McDonald Family Room (at Memorial) to help families combat anxiety and stress which often occurs when a child is hospitalized. This gives the family members a day room to relax and support each other while remaining close to their hospitalized child.