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Children’s Memorial Hermann at Memorial City
929 Gessner Road
Memorial Hermann Tower
4th Floor
Houston, Texas 77024
(713) 242-3000

Children are not just small adults; they have different attitudes, perspectives and concerns. They also have different healthcare needs than adults – and experience hospitalization differently, too!

At Children’s Memorial Hermann at Memorial Hermann Memorial City Medical Center, we understand those differences and are taking children’s health care to a new level. Children can receive pediatric services close to home at Children’s Memorial Hermann Memorial City in the Memorial Hermann Tower, offering you and your children access to your favorite nearby pediatricians, as well as the expertise of fellowship-trained pediatric subspecialists.

The pediatric unit at Children’s Memorial Hermann Memorial City provides an intermediate level of care with affiliated pediatric hospitalist physicians available 24-7, delivering specialized care to children with acute or chronic conditions, including gastrointestinal disorders and seizures. Our multidisciplinary approach to your child’s care involves the participation of pediatric dedicated support services, including respiratory therapy, pharmacy, nutrition, occupational therapy, speech therapy, child life and more. Close collaboration between nurses, physicians and our support services enhances the quality of patient care, which focuses on the family as a whole.

Children’s Memorial Hermann at Memorial City has more than 40 fellowship-trained affiliated subspecialists that cover a range of specialties, including:

  • Allergy/Immunology
  • Anesthesiology
  • Cardiology
  • Critical Care
  • Ear, Nose & Throat (Otolaryngology)
  • Endocrinology
  • Gastroenterology
  • Infectious Diseases
  • Nephrology
  • Neurology
  • Ophthalmology
  • Orthopedic Surgery
  • Plastic and Craniofacial Surgery
  • Pulmonary Medicine
  • Radiology
  • Sleep Medicine
  • Sports Medicine
  • Urology

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Children’s Memorial Hermann Memorial City focuses on the unique needs of children. The unit has 18 private rooms, including four pediatric sleep lab rooms equipped with queen size beds so parents may spend the night and a hospital room designed specifically to accommodate twins. Through our skilled and compassionate staff, modern new facility and state-of-the-art technology, we make the hospital experience positive and reassuring for you and your child.

And, if your child or infant needs a higher level of intensive care or trauma services, our Children’s Transport Team – comprised of specially trained nurses and affiliated neonatal and pediatric intensive care physicians – stands ready to transport young patients to Children’s Memorial Hermann Hospital in the Texas Medical Center.

What Makes the Children’s Memorial Hermann Memorial City Special?

  • Dedicated pediatric hospitalists available 24-7
  • Multidisciplinary pediatric and neonatal team
  • A “town center” design featuring whimsical tree-lined corridors, stop lights, and street lamps, with private hospital rooms modeled after a soda shop, library, train station and other town square shops
  • A Children’s Emergency Center specially designed to serve children with urgent and emergent conditions
  • Access to a Child Life specialist who makes each child’s healthcare experience less frightening by explaining to children what to expect during hospitalization or how to cope with the illness or injury of a family member
  • A 40-bed Level III and Level II neonatal intensive care unit with 16 private family rooms for parents to stay with their babies
  • NicView™ camera system in our Kate Lindig NICU allows parents, family and friends to view their infant in a secure livestream, from anywhere in the world via a web-based device
  • Convenient nutrition services, including on-demand room service and family kitchens
  • The Pediatric Sleep Center located on the pediatric unit at Children's Memorial Hermann Memorial City is for children with restless sleep, snoring, gasping or pauses in breathing while asleep
  • A “town center” designed playroom stocked with toys, games, books, puzzles, gaming systems and more that are sanitized after each use
  • The support and resources of Children’s Memorial Hermann Hospital, located within the Memorial Hermann-Texas Medical Center complex. The Children’s Transport Team is available for specialized emergency pediatric and neonatal transport services for patients by ground ambulance or by air via Memorial Hermann Life Flight®

Locked Unit

Children’s Memorial Hermann Memorial City takes extra precaution in making sure our littlest ones are safe. The pediatric unit on the 4th floor of the Memorial Hermann Tower is accessible by badge access only. All visitors must check in at the security desk on the 1st floor and security will escort them to the pediatric unit.

Direct Admissions

If your child is being directly admitted by their primary care physician (pediatrician or family practitioner), please go to the 3rd floor of the Memorial Hermann Tower for registration and they will escort you to the children’s unit on the 4th floor. The 4th floor is accessible by badge access only.

Need a Pediatrician for Your Child?

For a referral to a pediatrician in your area, or for more information on Children’s Memorial Hermann Memorial City, call (713) 222.CARE or search our online physician finder tool.

Children’s Memorial Hermann at Memorial City
929 Gessner Road
Memorial Hermann Tower
4th Floor
Houston, Texas 77024
(713) 242-3000

Children’s Memorial Hermann at Memorial City is located in the Memorial Hermann Tower.  Convenient, free parking is available in Garage Five.