PARKLAND, FL- For Parkland families, trips to the doctor and pediatrician are a way of life. The Parkland community is loaded with active families and busy children. Often times families are stretched in many directions at once trying to manage care for their children with work, school, and a host of other activities happening at the same time. 

The West Boca Medical Center is just around the corner from Parkland, and many people don't realize the size and scope of the operation when it comes to pediatric help available. 

West Boca Medical Center's Pediatric Emergency Room offers a special waiting area for newborns to children age 18, and the waiting room is designed to be 30 minutes or less. Additionally, if your child is recovering from major surgery, an accident, a severe asthma attack or other incident, they will get premium care in the highly regarded Pediatric Intensive Care Unit.

From Pediatric Surgery, Neurology, and Orthopedics to finding a Pediatrician and learning about Healthy Living for Pediatrics, West Boca Medical Center covers a vast expanse of pediatric needs; all within 10 minutes of most Parkland residents.

"We have a very high capacity to handle almost any kind of pediatric issue," says Dr. Tara Harris of West Boca Medical Center. "From injuries to ER visits to hospital stays, we handle a wide variety of issues for children."

One of the specific areas West Boca Medical Center is geared towards handling children is their Pediatric Emergency Room.

"If a child has an injury, they can go straight to our Pediatric ER," adds Harris. "They'll be served by a Pediatric ER Doctor, who will help them in an experienced and child-friendly manner. From sports injuries to dog bites and more, our Pediatric ER is a great place to get excellent pediatric treatment- and it's just around the corner from most Parklanders."

West Boca Medical Center also has a network of strong relationships with countless area physicians, putting families in a comfortable and confident position when it comes to needing good cooperative care between doctors.

"We have great relationships will area pediatricians," summarizes Dr. Harris. "No matter the background or history, once children enter the West Boca Medical Center, they're well cared for from all perspectives."

More information about West Boca Medical Center's Pediatrics Unit and a list of physicians can be found online.


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