Pediatric intensive care in Virginia

At HCA Virginia, we provide compassionate, comprehensive care to critically injured and sick children in our pediatric intensive care units (PICUs). Located at Chippenham Hospital, our PICUs are staffed with experienced pediatricians, pediatric intensivists, nurses and other intensive care specialists. These experts work together to provide the specialized, 24/7 care your child needs to heal.

For more information about our primary care services or for help finding a doctor, call our free, 24/7 Consult-A-Nurse line.

Our approach to children's intensive care

Our doctors, nurses and support staff understand that caring for a child is different than caring for an adult. This is why our PICU teams are trained to meet the unique needs of children and will do everything possible to make you and your child as comfortable as possible during your hospital stay.

Features of our pediatric ICUs

Our PICUs were specially designed with you and your child in mind.

Some features of our PICUs include:

  • 24-hour parent visitation, with the option to room-in with your child
  • Access to pediatric subspecialties
  • Board-certified pediatric physicians on-site 24/7
  • Kitchen and playroom for your family's use
  • Nurses trained in pediatric care
  • Private patient rooms
  • Spacious family lounge

Family-centered inpatient pediatric care

As part of our inpatient pediatric care, you will have access to several amenities while your child is in one of our PICUs. For example, each patient room has Wi-Fi and a flat-panel TV. We offer a kitchen with snacks, beverages, a refrigerator and a microwave for your convenience. We also have a playroom with age-appropriate games, toys and other entertaining activities.