1350 Walton Way
Augusta, GA 30901
Generations of parents have counted on Piedmont Augusta to care for their children in sickness and in health. We have a separate emergency department just for children. Our pediatric services are limited to inpatient and post-surgical care.
The staff on the two-bed pediatric unit on the fourth floor offers family-centered care and provides all the comforts of home to make a child's stay more comfortable for the entire family. Experienced and caring pediatric nurses are certified in pediatric advanced life support in case of a life-threatening emergency. On the pediatric unit, parents will find:
- A shower and bath for parents. Towels and soap are provided.
- Coffee and snacks for parents staying with their child are available upon request.
Related Services for Children and Adolescents
Pediatric Emergency Department
Children up to age 17 may be seen by their personal physicians or by board-certified pediatricians with emergency experience.
Physical and Occupational Therapy
Piedmont Augusta offers a full range of therapy to help children of all ages regain functional skills lost or diminished through illness or injury, including sports-related injuries. Services are offered to inpatients and outpatients. Rehab services are offered at the main hospital and at Piedmont Augusta Medical Centers in South Richmond and Columbia counties.
Piedmont Augusta Speech and Hearing Center
Piedmont Augusta's speech and language pathologists and audiologists are specially trained to help find the cause and proper treatment for speech, hearing, language and swallowing disorders in children of all ages. Call the Speech and Hearing Center at 706.774.8666 for more information.
Gaining Ground: A developmentally delayed stimulation program
Offered by therapists at the Speech and Hearing Center, this program helps children who are at least one year behind the average standards for their age group overcome speech, language and motor skill problems. Physician referral required. Call 706.774.8666 for more information.
Pediatric Asthma Education
Children suffering from asthma get special education from registered respiratory therapists from Pulmonary Rehabilitation trained in pediatric care. Children are seen Monday-Friday, 8:30 a.m.-5 p.m. Physician referral is required. Call 706.774.5864 for more information.