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Children and families benefit from receiving consistent, top-quality, evidence-based care as close to home as possible. That’s exactly what you’ll get when you choose the extensive children’s health care services at Cottage Health on California’s Central Coast.

Pediatric Specialists Deliver Individualized Care

From preventive checkups to treatment for complex injuries and congenital conditions, you’ll find comprehensive, individualized and compassionate care delivered by extensively trained and nationally recognized pediatric specialists. You can trust us to treat a wide range of health conditions affecting children, including:

  • Allergies
  • Asthma and breathing conditions (pulmonology and respiratory care)
  • Autoimmune disorders and conditions involving joints and soft tissues (rheumatology)
  • Blood-related conditions and children’s cancers (hematology/oncology)
  • Bone and joint conditions (orthopedics)
  • Brain, nervous system and spine-related conditions (neuroscience)
  • Cystic fibrosis
  • Ear, nose and throat (ENT or otolaryngology) issues
  • Diabetes and endocrinology
  • Digestive health (gastroenterology)
  • General Surgery
  • Infectious disease
  • Kidney conditions (nephrology)
  • Seizures
  • Sport-related injuries
  • Trauma related injuries

Full Spectrum of Pediatric Services

Rely on Cottage Health for all the services you need to help your child get healthy and stay well, such as:

Collaborative, Family-Centered Approach

At Cottage Health, you’ll work directly with your child’s doctor and multidisciplinary team, who discuss your child’s situation every day. You also benefit from our dedicated pediatric multi-disciplinary staff who focus only on children, which means you’re assured of reliable care tailored specifically to your child’s needs. Their many years of experience and compassionate service mean you receive personal attention and the best possible outcome for your child. In addition to pediatric physicians, members of your child’s care team may include:

  • Child life specialists
  • Dietitians
  • Occupational therapists
  • Pediatric social workers
  • Pharmacist
  • Physical therapists
  • Speech Therapists

Stay With Your Child Overnight

Keeping your family together during your child’s medical treatment can be a challenge. That’s why we encourage you to stay overnight with your child at Cottage Children's Hospital. You’ll often find space in our Acute Pediatric Unit, Pediatric Intensive Care Unit (PICU) or in our first-come, first-served Little Cottages. Ask your Cottage Health pediatric care team for more information.

Language Interpretation Services

Interpreter services are available if you prefer to communicate with your health care team in a language other than English. Take advantage of in-person, video remote, or telephonic interpreter services available to you free of charge.

Community-Focused Benefits

Cottage Children’s Hospital belongs to Children's Hospital Association (CHA), California Children's Services, Vermont Oxford Network and Children’s Miracle Network—an alliance of 170 premier children’s hospitals across the United States and Canada. As a nonprofit medical center, Cottage Children's Hospital continues to invest in the expertise, technology and facilities that ensure the good health of every child in the communities we serve throughout central California.

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