The Pediatric Critical Care Center at the NewYork-Presbyterian Phyllis and David Komansky Center for Children’s Health provides state-of-the-art care to children with life-threatening medical conditions and recovery from complex surgeries 24 hours a day. The Center cares for children up to 21 years of age with complex medical and surgical illness, including those who have had cardiothoracic or neurologic surgery.
Our multidisciplinary Pediatric Critical Care Center is comprised of a team of healthcare professionals trained to care for the needs of a critically ill child. The team includes:
Parents and guardians are central members of the child’s healthcare team. We want you to participate in your child's care. Please feel free to ask the nurse how you may participate (e.g., feeding, bathing, diaper changing). Parents are invited to spend as much time as possible with their child and 24-hour visiting is not only allowed, but also encouraged. Sleeping facilities are available.
In the Pediatric Critical Care Center, each day your child will be assigned a nurse who will be responsible for his or her care. Your child’s doctor and nurse will share with you whatever information is available and try to answer your questions clearly. Please understand that there may be times when he or she may not be able to answer your questions right away. In situations of stress, parents sometimes forget what they want to ask when they meet members of the healthcare team. For these reasons, it is a good idea to jot down some of your questions.
Bruce M. Greenwald, MD
Chief, Division of Pediatric Critical Care Medicine
Pediatric Critical Care Medicine, Trauma, Traumatic Brain Injury, Diabetic Ketoacidosis, Circulatory Shock, Respiratory Failure, Severe Asthma
Naomi P. Bishop, MD Traumatic Brain Injury, Pneumonia, Pediatric Critical Care Medicine, Pain Management
Steven Pon, MD Pediatric Critical Care Medicine, Pediatric Emergency Medicine
Joy Deanna Howell, MD Pediatric Critical Care Medicine, Respiratory Failure, Mechanical Ventilation, Organ System Failure
Deyin D. Hsing, MD Pediatric Critical Care Medicine, Pediatrics
James S. Killinger, MD Pediatric Critical Care Medicine, Pediatric Cardiac Intensive Care
Marianne Nellis, MD Pediatric Critical Care Medicine
Peter M. Savard, MD Pediatric Anesthesia, Pediatric Critical Care Medicine
Chani Traube, MD Traumatic Brain Injury, Shock, Circulatory, Respiratory Failure, Pediatric Critical Care Medicine
Division of Critical Care Medicine
525 East 68th Street, M-508
New York, NY 10065
Phone: (212) 746-3056
Fax: (212) 746-8332
For office hours and staff information, view our medical practice page.