Pediatric Emergency Medicine

If Your Child Has a Medical Emergency and Seconds Count, You Can Count on Cooper

If your child is severely ill or has been injured, there’s no need to cross a bridge into Philadelphia or deal with city traffic. The Pediatric Emergency Department at Cooper University Health Care is dedicated to the care of ill and injured children in South Jersey and offers the emergency care your child needs—close to home.

Why Choose Cooper for Pediatric Emergency Care

The Children’s Regional Hospital at Cooper is home to the region’s only comprehensive Pediatric Emergency Department, staffed by a team specially trained to meet the unique needs of children and their families during a medical emergency. The department has the most board-certified pediatric emergency medicine physicians and pediatric specialists in the region to ensure your child receives the excellent care they deserve. 

Cooper’s Pediatric Emergency Department offers: 

  • A child-focused environment, including examination rooms for your child and your family
  • Six dedicated pediatric beds and two dedicated pediatric trauma beds
  • A separate waiting area for pediatric patients and their families
  • Child life specialists to support your child and family through your experience
  • Pediatric social services assistance, lab services, medical imaging, and cardiopulmonary services available 24/7

As part of the Cooper Children’s Regional Hospital, we have access to pediatric specialists who are experts in all major pediatric subspecialties, including pediatric surgery and pediatric trauma. 

Pediatric Trauma Center

Cooper is also a Level II Pediatric Trauma Center, meaning we have met the more than 200 standards from the American College of Surgeons to provide the most advanced life-saving measures for children in need of trauma care.

The Center is staffed with specially trained physicians, including surgeons and other specialists, and features an array of programs that support the physical and emotional needs of children.

Accessing Cooper Pediatric Emergency Care

Children’s Regional Hospital at Cooper (located in Cooper University Hospital)
One Cooper Plaza
Camden, NJ 08103
(Entrance is on Benson Street)

If your child is experiencing a true medical emergency, always go to the nearest emergency room or call 911.

For less serious, non-life-threatening injuries or illnesses, visit one of Cooper’s Urgent Care Centers, located in Audubon, Cherry Hill, and Cinnaminson.