The Pediatric Critical Care Center’s expert Critical Care Transport Team will coordinate transfers for children coming from other hospitals. If you are a parent and are considering having your child transferred to the Pediatric Critical Care Center, please discuss this with your child’s physician. If you and your doctor determine that your child might benefit from our services, we would be happy to discuss it with your doctor and to provide any assistance we can in arranging the transfer. Your child's physician should feel free to contact us for a telephone consultation.
When the referring physician calls, the pediatric intensivist provides management suggestions, if appropriate, and will advise on the next steps involved in the child's transfer process. In most cases, the Critical Care Transport Team will be dispatched immediately in our specially equipped Mobile Critical Care Unit.
The team consists of a fellow in pediatric critical care medicine and pediatric paramedics. This team works with the referring physician to assure the child's condition is stable before moving him or her to our Pediatric Critical Care Center. Attending physicians are immediately available to provide necessary instructions for urgent care as required.
The referring physician’s involvement with the child doesn't end with transfer to the Pediatric Critical Care Center. The child's progress will be relayed to the physician by a member of our Center's staff. When the child is ready to leave the Center, transportation to the original referring hospital may be arranged, if needed, and a detailed medical summary will be prepared by the Center's staff and sent to the referring physician.
Bruce M. Greenwald, MD
Chief, Division of Pediatric Critical Care Medicine
Pediatric Critical Care Medicine, Trauma, Traumatic Brain Injury, Diabetic Ketoacidosis, Circulatory Shock, Respiratory Failure, Severe Asthma
Naomi P. Bishop, MD Traumatic Brain Injury, Pneumonia, Pediatric Critical Care Medicine, Pain Management
Steven Pon, MD Pediatric Critical Care Medicine, Pediatric Emergency Medicine
Joy Deanna Howell, MD Pediatric Critical Care Medicine, Respiratory Failure, Mechanical Ventilation, Organ System Failure
Deyin D. Hsing, MD Pediatric Critical Care Medicine, Pediatrics
James S. Killinger, MD Pediatric Critical Care Medicine, Pediatric Cardiac Intensive Care
Marianne Nellis, MD Pediatric Critical Care Medicine
Peter M. Savard, MD Pediatric Anesthesia, Pediatric Critical Care Medicine
Chani Traube, MD Traumatic Brain Injury, Shock, Circulatory, Respiratory Failure, Pediatric Critical Care Medicine
Division of Critical Care Medicine
525 East 68th Street, M-508
New York, NY 10065
Phone: (212) 746-3056
Fax: (212) 746-8332
For office hours and staff information, view our medical practice page.