A trip to the ER is not on anyone’s holiday wish list
A trip to the emergency room may not be on your holiday wish list, but every year many kids spend time in the ER due to holiday related accidents. The good news is, our Pediatric ER is kid-friendly and ready for all emergencies, big or small. Visit our holiday safety page to learn about the most common child injuries during the holidays — and how to avoid them.
Care for kids close to home
When your child needs specialized care — beyond what a primary care physician can provide — you want exceptional expertise delivered in a caring, child-friendly environment. And you don’t want to wait to get the care your child needs.
The pediatric experts at Overland Park Regional Medical Center provide – among other specialties - pediatric emergency services, care for congenital heart conditions, pediatric neurology, pediatric gastroenterology, pediatric general and orthopedic surgery and endocrine care, and a Level III NICU — the highest level of NICU care available in Johnson County.
Our innovative, nurturing atmosphere revolves around a singular idea — children aren’t just little adults. They have unique needs. Our pediatric specialists work collaboratively and believe that open communication with parents and each child’s pediatrician contributes to better care. We’ll take the extra time to ensure you and your child know what to expect and that you have full input when creating a treatment plan.
Flexible scheduling, easy access and a convenient location in Johnson County, Kansas.
Why choose Overland Park Regional Medical Center to care for kids?
- Comprehensive pediatric services treating newborns to teens.
- Full-service care, with treatment for minor conditions to life-threatening injuries.
- Dedicated pediatric ER – immediate care with little to no wait times.
- Johnson County’s only Pediatric Intensive Care Unit.
- All board-certified, fellowship-trained pediatric specialists with more than 100 years of combined experience.
- Fast follow-up care with a pediatric sub-specialist.
- Conveniently located just off I-435 and Quivira.
- Free, convenient, covered parking.
When your child is sick or injured, trust the pediatric experts at Overland Park Regional Medical Center to get them back to being a kid again.
Meet Our Pediatric Specialists
Dedicated Pediatric ER
Because when it comes to your kid, there's nothing you want more than fast, effective care. With 24-hour services, the latest technology, and caring staff, our dedicated Pediatric ER is a pediatric-ready emergency room prepared for your little one's mishaps.
Overland Park Regional Medical Center dedicated pediatric ER has access to laboratory, radiology, board-certified, fellowship-trained pediatric ER physicians, staff with pediatric specific training, child life specialists, and direct access to Johnson County’s only pediatric intensive care unit (PICU).
Pediatric Intensive Care and Inpatient Unit
Our Pediatric inpatient and intensive care unit for children, includes a medical-surgical inpatient unit and pediatric ICU staffed by pediatric hospitalists and intensivists, as well as specialty physicians, all with pediatric specific training.
Child Life Staff creates a positive experience for families during their hospital stay. Our Child Life Staff is specially trained and certified to help children, adolescents and families understand and cope with illness, treatment and hospitalization. Our unit includes a playroom for patients and siblings.
- Allergy Testing
- Food Sensitivities
- Immune System
- Treatment for Asthma, Chronic
- Allergy Shots
- Drug Allergy/Desensitization
- Frequent/Chronic Respiratory Infections
- Skin Allergies
- Urticaria and Sinusitis
- Abnormal Heart Rhythm
- Arrhythmia Disorders
- Cardiac Sports Evaluations
- Down Syndrome
- Fetal Congenital Heart Disease
- Heart Murmur
- Kawasaki Disease
- Turner Syndrome
- Adult Congenital Heart Disease
- Chest Pain
- Electrophysiology Endocarditis
- Fetal Arrhythmia
- Heart Conditions in Athletes
- Marfan Syndrome
- Rheumatic Fever
- Williams Syndrome
Overland Park Regional Medical Center offers various non-invasive, diagnostic testing to all of our patients, such as electrocardiograms (ECG's), echocardiograms (echoes), electroencephalogram (EEG), Holter and event monitoring, treadmill stress testing, and stress-echocardiograms.
- Cutaneous Surgery in Children
- Laser of Vascular Birthmarks
- Pediatric and General Dermatology
- Acute Pharyngitis
- Acute Upper Respiratory Tract Infections
- Allergic Rhinitis
- Chronic Sinusitis
- Deviated Nasal Septum
- Hearing Loss
- Myringotomy and Tympanotomy
- Otitis Media
- Skull/Facial Bone Fractures and Dislocations
- Acute Sinusitis
- Benign Paroxysmal Positional Vertigo
- Cleft Palate and Cleft Lip
- Hearing Evaluation
- Obstructive Sleep Apnea
- Inner Ear Tests
- Sinus Surgery
Dedicated Pediatric ER Now Open! 24/7 emergency care at four locations in Johnson County. Visit oprmc.com/er for locations and wait times.
- Adrenal disorders
- Continuous glucose monitoring systems
- Growth disorders
- Pituitary disorders
- Precocious puberty
- Type I Diabetes
- Congenital adrenal hyperplasia
- Delayed puberty
- Insulin pumps
- Polycystic ovary syndrome
- Thyroid disorders
- Turner Syndrome
- Type II Diabetes
Treats and evaluates infants and children who have difficulties sucking, chewing or swallowing, find textured foods challenging to eat, experience feeding aversion, limited weight gain, or are learning to eat by mouth as they transition from tube feedings. Led by licensed speech-language pathologists (CCC-SLP) who are highly trained and experienced in managing children with feeding and swallowing difficulties, and apply the principles of evidence based practice. Our speech-language pathologists are trained in head and neck anatomy, physiology, and neurology, and specialize in the management of communication and swallowing impairments and dysfunction. Sequential Oral Sensory Approach to Feeding Program is a designed for assessing and treating children with feeding and weight/growth difficulties. This program integrates motor, oral, behavioral/learning, medical, sensory and nutritional factors and approaches in order to comprehensively evaluate and manage children with feeding/growth problems.
Our experts treat:
- Bleeding from the gastrointestinal tract
- Food allergies or intolerances
- Inflammatory bowel disease
- Liver disease
- Chronic or severe diarrhea
- Nutritional problems (including malnutrition, failure to thrive, and obesity)
- Lactose intolerance
- Severe or complicated gastroesophageal reflux disease (reflux or GERD)
- Short bowel syndrome
- Acute or chronic abdominal pain
- Chronic constipation
- Pancreatic insufficiency (including cystic fibrosis) and pancreatitis
- Feeding disorders
Our outpatient laboratory provides inpatient and outpatient services for infant and pediatric patients of primary care physicians, pediatricians and the other physicians’ offices. We specialize in a broad range of laboratory tests, from routine analysis to more complex tests. The ultimate goal is to minimize multiple draws and redraws, while comforting the child.
No appointment necessary. Walk in hours are 7 a.m. – 7 p.m. Monday – Sunday. Patients need to check in at the Information Desk in the main lobby of the hospital.
- CT or CAT Scan
- Radiographic X-rays
- Fluoroscopic X-rays
- Nuclear Medicine
General diagnostic X-ray is available from 7 a.m. -7 p.m., Monday – Sunday, no appointment necessary. Ultrasound, MRI and CT are by appointment only. Patients need to check in at the Information Desk in the main lobby of the hospital.
Our level III neonatal intensive care unit (NICU), is Johnson County’s most advanced NICU. Our team of neonatologists and perinatologists provide family-centered, evidence-based medical care for very ill and premature infants. For more information, visit oprmc.com/nicu.
Your baby is ready to be at home with you, but still needs some special care and attention from a team of specialists. The Overland Park Regional Medical Center NICU Follow-Up Clinic provides transitional care from the NICU to a regular pediatrician.
Our team includes medical and developmental specialists who work with your pediatrician and other community providers. We carefully evaluate your baby and family’s needs on an ongoing basis to identify developmental needs as early as possible so we can provide the services and family support needed to make a lasting difference.
Our experts treat:
- Botulinum toxin therapies
- Chronic tic management
- Deep brain stimulation
- Epilepsy/seizure disorders
- Intrathecal baclofen therapy neurorehabilitation
- Tourette syndrome
- Movement disorders and spasticity
- Developmental delay
- Neurodevelopmental disabilities
- Neurodegenerative disorders
- Rare genetic/metabolic movement disorders
For health information and advice from registered nurses who are available 24/7, call (913) 541-5562.
Our occupational therapists provide interventions to children who have, or are at risk of having, developmental delays and are experiencing difficulties functioning in one or more areas of their lives. Occupational therapy may include facilitating performance of coordinated motor skills and/or use of the hands, as well as promoting skills for listening and following directions, self-regulation, social play, dressing, and grooming. Some other areas of focus may include helping children improve abstract reasoning, problem-solving, decision-making and perceptual skills, as well as memory, sequencing and motor planning. All of these skills are crucial for independent living and success across many environments.
- Open from December through April, 24 hours a day, seven days a week.
- Provides suctioning for children up to 36 months old with bronchiolitis.
- The clinic is staffed by pediatric nurses and respiratory therapists.
- A physician referral is for 10 days of visits to the clinic.
- An insurance co-pay or co-insurance will be charged at each visit.
We will work with your child’s primary care physician to provide rehabilitative services designed to restore mobility and decrease pain. Physical therapy may be indicated to further develop motor skills such as sitting, crawling, walking or balancing. Other issues that may be addressed are a loss of range of motion, flexibility, or strength, possibly due to injury, illness or surgery. Our physical therapists, with special training in pediatric medical conditions, will evaluate a patient’s specific needs and design a unique program to address functional deficits.
- Child and Adolescent Psychiatry
- Comprehensive psychological assessment and interventions for children and adolescents
- Treat stressors such as a loss or sudden life change, to more pervasive mental health issues including anxiety, depression and other diagnosable psychological illnesses
Our experts treat communication challenges, both expressive and receptive, that cause children to have difficulty with verbal communication. In speech-language therapy, we will work with a child one-on-one, in a small group, or directly in a classroom to overcome difficulties involved with a specific disorder. Our therapists use a variety of strategies, including language intervention activities, articulation therapy and oral-motor/ feeding and swallowing therapy.
- ACL Surgery
- Certified Athletic Training Services
- Foot and Shoulder Surgery
- Impact Testing (Baseline Testing)
- Rotator Cuff Repair
- Sports and Vestibular Physical Therapy
- Cartilage and Ligament Repair
- Concussion Management
- Fracture Repair
- Joint, Knee, Meniscus and Shoulder Arthroscopy
- Speech Language Pathologists
- Sports Injury Education
Our pediatric surgery specialists are experts in caring for the specific needs of growing bodies. Board-certified, fellowship trained pediatric anesthesiologist on staff. We treat:
- Chest wall deformities
- Fetal care
- Gastrointestinal and abdominal surgery
- Non-cardiac thoracic surgery
- Minimally invasive services
- Pediatric robotic surgery
- Prenatal and neonatal surgical care
- Vascular lesions
Our pediatric orthopedic surgery specialists are experts in caring for the specific needs of growing bodies. Board-certified, fellowship trained pediatric anesthesiologist on staff. We treat:
- Cartilage injuries (e.g., cartilage tears in joints)
- Ligament injuries (e.g. ACL tears)
- Overuse injuries (e.g. stress fractures, tendonitis)
- Sprains and strains
- Youth sports medicine
*Message and data rates may apply. For more info visit texterhelp.com.