What to Expect

What to Expect

Expert pediatric physicians and staff

  • Fellowship-trained, board-certified pediatric medical and surgical specialists including anesthesiology, orthopedics, endocrinology, urology, surgery and critical care
  • Dedicated, board-certified pediatricians and/or pediatric emergency physicians available 5 p.m. to midnight, Monday-Friday; and noon to midnight on weekends
  • Board-certified emergency physicians available 24/7
  • Dedicated pediatric nurses and child-life specialists
  • 24/7 inpatient pediatric physician care if your child is admitted
  • Referral to one of our experienced pediatric specialists, if needed
  • “Ouchless medicine” techniques to help calm your child
  • Spacious, family-friendly waiting area, separate from adult ER
  • Flat-screen TVs in every treatment room
  • Bedside registration for quicker treatment
  • X-ray and CT available in the ER
  • For teenagers, a seamless transition between pediatric and adult emergency care
  • Pediatric pharmacy

About Our Program

Prompt follow-up care

If your child’s physician refers you to the Swedish Pediatric ER, he or she can call ahead to give us your child’s complete medical information. And, to ensure continuity of care and give you peace of mind, we follow up with your child’s primary care physician by phone or fax the very next day.

Care for all

As a nonprofit organization, Swedish Medical Center continues its long-standing dedication to treating all patients who come for care, regardless of their ability to pay.

Contact Information

Pediatric Emergency Room
700 Minor Avenue
First Hill Campus
Seattle, WA 98104
Phone: 206-386-2573
Fax: 206-386-2577

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