Wellstar Kennestone Pediatric Unit
Inpatient pediatric unit with excellent patient experience.
The inpatient pediatric unit at Wellstar Kennestone is staffed 24/7 exclusively by pediatric-trained caregivers including a team of pediatric hospitalists who remain on duty around the clock, pediatric nurses, pediatric respiratory therapists and a dedicated pediatric pharmacist.
The brightly colored, child-friendly space features 12 private patient rooms for overnight hospital stays, complete with artwork created by local elementary and middle school students. Parents can take time out in a dedicated family lounge, which offers refreshments, comfortable seating, computer areas for checking emails and a playroom for young visitors.
Additionally, patients benefit from a central monitoring system in each exam room, enhanced security, ultraviolet filters for infection control, and all pediatric-specific and pediatric friendly equipment.
- Pediatric Orthopedics
- Pediatric GI
- Pediatric Cardiology
- Pediatric Urology
Typical Admission Diagnoses
- Respiratory illness (bronchiolitis, asthma, pneumonia, croup)
- Neonatal jaundice
- Bacterial skin infection
- Kidney infection
- Neonatal fever
- Viral meningitis
- Ingestion (non-intentional and not requiring ICU level monitoring)
- Brief resolved unexplained event