St. Charles County parents have convenient access to the highest-rated pediatric care in the metro area thanks to St. Louis Children’s Hospital at Progress West Hospital in O’Fallon, Missouri.
Children are not small adults. They are special individuals who have age-specific developmental needs, along with weight-based interventions. So it’s crucial to have experienced pediatric nurses and physicians who can provide this specialized care.
The Children’s Hospital at Progress West emergency unit is staffed 24-7 by Washington University pediatricians and orthopedic specialists, and pediatric nurses whose entire focus is caring for children with a variety of illnesses and injuries.
A list of the most common conditions treated by the team include:
- accidental injuries
- asthma and respiratory illnesses
- broken bones
- acute belly pain
Services at Progress West
Pediatric services at Progress West include an emergency room, as well as, pediatric inpatient beds that allow physicians to admit children overnight for observation or further treatment. The team works with each child's pediatrician or primary care provider to ensure the best possible care for general medical needs. In cases where more specialized care is required, the staff will quickly arrange for transport to St. Louis Children's Hospital.
Washington University pediatric orthopedic services are also available in the emergency room and outpatient appointments are available in the Progress West Professional Building. Washington University radiologists provide radiology services and use low-dose radiation for pediatric patients, just as they would at St. Louis Children’s Hospital.
In addition, Washington University pediatricians and neonatologists provide coverage for all newborns, including those who may require care in the Level 2 newborn intensive care unit.
Safety Stop is at Progress West! Click here for more information. Call 314.454.KIDS (5437) to make an appointment for a car seat safety check, a helmet safety check or a home safety consult.