DEPARTMENT OF PEDIATRICS LAS VEGAS: FACILITIES
University Medical Center Of Southern Nevada (UMC)
UMC is a county-owned acute care medical center with 545 beds, housing southern Nevada's only Level I Trauma Center and the state's only Burn Care Center. Pediatric services include a 29 bed General Pediatric Unit, the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit with 26 Level III and 10 Level II beds, and a 14 bed Pediatric Intensive Care Unit. The Pediatric Emergency Room and all inpatient pediatric facilities are located in a free standing building shared with the Trauma Intensive Care Unit, with the exception of the NICU and newborn nursery located in the main hospital with labor and delivery. In 2005, UMC experienced 10,486 outpatient visits at the Lied Ambulatory Clinic, 3,312 inpatient pediatric admissions, and 316 PICU admissions. The NICU had 748 admissions with 4,897 births. The Pediatric emergency room had 33,668 visits.
The UMC affliated outpatient clinic is located in a separate facility a few block away, and approximately 50% of the residents have their continuity clinic at this site one half day per week.
Sunrise Children's Hospital and Medical Center
Sunrise Hospital is an investor owned hospital with 688 beds. It houses a free-standing state-of-the art pediatric tower consisting of a 32 bed General Pediatric Unit, a 15 bed Pediatric Intensive Care Unit, a 9 bed Hematology/Oncology ward. The Neonatal Intensive care has 44 Level III beds and 10 Level II beds. A full range of pediatric services is supported and many of the pediatric subspecialists have outpatient clinics within walking distance from the hospital. During the 2005, Sunrise experienced 3,530 pediatric admissions, 778 PICU admissions, 703 NICU admissions, nearly 40,000 pediatric ER visits, and 4419 births.
Tour Of Sunrise Children's Hospital
Kids Health Care Clinic
The KHC clinic is the university-operated pediatric clinic located adjacent to Sunrise Hospital. The University of Nevada School of Medicine Department of Pediatrics assumed ownership of the clinic in 1999. The current site holds subspecialty clinics including pediatric gastroenterology, pulmonolgy, endocrinology, developmental-behavioral pediatrics, and adolescent medicine. Approximately 50% of the residents have their continuity clinic at this site one half day per week.
The clinic has its own website where parents and patients can obtain information and ask the doctor a question.
The Clinical Simulation Center of Las Vegas (or CSCLV) is a 31,000 sq ft facility that opened at the Shadow Lane Campus in August 2009 and is shared among the University of Nevada - Las Vegas School of Nursing, Nevada State College School of Nursing, and University of Nevada School of Medicine. With the use of state of the art technology and infant and adolescent manikins moc scenarios are run with the guidance of attending physicians as well as the chief residents. This is performed in a stress free environment followed by constructive feedback sessions in order to prepare the resident's for the real life situation if it were to arise. This is one of the many features the SIM center has to offer. The SIM Center is also for
learning of procedural skills. For more information please refer to :
Community Specialist Websites:
Children's Heart Center:
Dr. Nakamura. Childrens Lung Specialists
Drs. Bernstein, Ikeda, Esparza. Children's Specialty Center of Nevada.
Drs. Kline, Rashid, Walsh. Comprehensive Cancer Centers of Nevada.
Drs. Baron, Mileti, Rhee. Pediatric Gastroenterology & Nutrition Associates.
Dr. McKnight. Allergy Partners of Nevada.
Dr. Roitman, child psych