Pediatric doctors in Reston
Reston Hospital Center's pediatric specialists are committed to providing children in the Reston community with the highest level of pediatric care. All parents want the best medical care possible for their children, and when you choose Reston Hospital, you can be confident that your child is in expert hands.
To find a pediatric provider near you, please call (877) 689-3627.
At Reston Hospital, our pediatricians and nursing staff understand children require a unique type of care, which is why we strive to provide exceptional bedside manner to all our young patients. We also understand that not every child is the same, and we are committed to creating a unique experience and treatment plan that is perfect for your child.
Our hospital medical team specializes in treating children from infancy to early adulthood. From chronic conditions, like asthma or scoliosis, to concussions and bone fractures, you can trust our pediatric specialists to take great care of your child.
Our pediatric care program offers:
- A dedicated pediatric emergency room open 24/7
- Access to a wide range of pediatric specialists
- Collaborative relationships with pediatricians in the Reston community and our pediatric experts
- Advanced diagnostic and medication dosing equipment designed for children
- Level III-A Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU) with neonatology services providing by Children's National Health System, ranked number on in neonatology, by U.S. News and World Report.
- Nutrition support and IV therapy for adolescent patients of Dominion Hospital's eating disorders clinic
The Pediatric ER at Reston Hospital is separate from the main emergency room in an environment designed to comfort and care for children. Our Reston Pediatric ER provides specialized, pediatric care 24 hours a day, seven days a week.
If you are unsure if your child's symptoms require an ER visit, call (877) 689-3627 to speak to a nurse.
Signs your child should go to the ER
When these six signs and symptoms strike, your child may require a trip to the ER:
Rectal temp of 100.4° F or higher in infants three months old and younger or:
- Showing signs of dehydration
- Fever induced seizures
- Acting significantly different
With other symptoms, it could be an early sign of meningitis or Lyme disease. Watch for:
- Numbness in the back or arms
- Fever of 100° F or higher
- Sensitivity to light
- Vomiting or drowsiness
If a skin irritation won't clear up after a few days, head to the ER if:
- Trouble breathing
- Fever, swelling or blistering
- Headache or joint pain
- Abnormal bleeding
Make the trip to the ER if your little one is:
- Drowsy, weak or faint
- Has a hard or swollen belly
- Has a tender abdomen or unable to walk
- Unable to pass stool, especially if he or she is vomiting
Seek immediate care if your child:
- Has choked on an object
- Is using his or her belly to breathe
Bumps, bruises and broken bones
Bumps on the head? Watch for these signs:
- Dizziness, vomiting and or/drowsiness
- Inability to speak/slurred speech
- Inability to balance when sitting or standing
- Changes in personality or behavior
It might be a broken bone if you see:
- Loss of movement in limb
- Bone pushing through skin
- Area about the bone is cold or pale
Visit our pediatric emergency care page for a full list of symptoms that may require an ER visit.