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Emergency Care For Kids

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Memorial Hermann The Woodlands Medical Center is proud to serve the community by providing two Woodlands-area emergency rooms. Both locations are staffed by board-certified physicians and complemented by a comprehensive team of health care professionals including nurses, radiology techs and lab techs. And, about half of all our ER visits annually are children.

At the hospital

Our Level III trauma center and ER is located at Memorial Hermann The Woodlands – just off the I-45 feeder road. The facility features a suite of whimsically themed and decorated children’s treatment rooms with specialized pediatric medical equipment.

At the hospital, families have access to a trained Child Life specialist who provides emotional support for children related to illness, injury and hospitalization. A Child Life specialist assists children in understanding what a loved one may be going through in the hospital – from testing to treatment to prognosis. Our Child Life specialist holds a PhD and supports the hospital’s inpatient Pediatric Unit.

If required, children can be admitted to one of the private rooms in the Dedicated Pediatric Unit at Memorial Hermann The Woodlands.

In the community

Trust an ER that is a department of Memorial Hermann The Woodlands Medical Center and part of the Memorial Hermann Health System, a trusted healthcare provider in the Greater Houston area for over a century.

Memorial Hermann 24 HR Emergency Care features a pediatric waiting area to help little ones and their families be more comfortable. Patients typically experience shorter wait times here compared to most hospital-based ERs that are much busier and treating trauma cases. However, Memorial Hermann 24 HR Emergency Care does have one trauma room, in addition to onsite imaging (X-ray, ultrasound and CT scan) and an onsite lab.

Memorial Hermann 24 HR Emergency Care consistently scores in the 98th percentile for patient satisfaction, and has been voted as the Best ER by Woodlands Online users for 3 consecutive years.

Contact Memorial Hermann 24 HR Emergency Care

Memorial Hermann 24 HR Emergency Care is located in a shopping center on the west side of The Woodlands on Woodlands Parkway – across from Walmart and near FM 2978. The address is 9950 Woodlands Parkway, and the phone number is (281)719-3333.

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Schedule an appointment at Memorial Hermann 24 HR Emergency Care

Parents can rest assured about when they will be seen at the ER. Use the ScheduleNow module on our 24 HR emergency care location page to schedule your appointment/arrival time to the ER.

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What is the difference between urgent care and an ER?

Most insurance companies will apply a higher co-pay or fee for emergency rooms versus an urgent care setting. Pick the level of care most suited to your needs.

It is a good idea to call ahead to either an urgent care or an ER if you have any questions or want to let them know that you are on your way. Have a plan in mind when it comes to where you will go in an emergency.

  • Urgent care centers are for after-hours times or when you cannot access your child’s doctor in a timely fashion and you feel that your child cannot wait for a standard appointment (e.g. colds, ear infections, stomach virus).
  • Emergency Rooms are for injuries requiring stitches, broken bones, trauma, or more severe and potentially life threatening issues such as uncontrollable bleeding, a high fever or fever that is uncontrollable, unresponsiveness, lethargy, head injury with vomiting (possible concussion).

Trust the Memorial Hermann name

Memorial Hermann’s comprehensive, integrated health system is here for you. If your child’s condition is more serious, they can be transferred from Memorial Hermann 24 HR Emergency Care to Memorial Hermann The Woodlands via ambulance.

If your child needs an even higher level of acute care, they can be transferred via Memorial Hermann Life Flight ® or the Pediatric Transport Ambulance to the Level I trauma center at Children’s Memorial Hermann Hospital in the Texas Medical Center.

Contact us

If you need a referral to a pediatrician or any of the services available at Children’s Memorial Hermann at Memorial Hermann The Woodlands, call (713) 897-5959.