San Diego – Jan. 11, 2016 – Rady Children’s Hospital-San Diego now offers pediatric emergency medicine services at Rancho Springs Medical Center in Murrieta. The Emergency Department is staffed by Rady Children’s pediatric emergency medicine physicians from Rady Children’s Specialists.
“We are very excited to bring pediatric emergency services to southwest Riverside County. There is a need for specialty pediatric care in the Murrieta and Temecula Valley,” said Dr. Heather Conrad, Medical Director of Pediatric Emergency Services at Rancho Springs. “We look forward to collaborating with community pediatricians and forming relationships with families in this region.”
Since July, more than 4,000 patients have been treated for various medical conditions including viral infections, sports-related injuries, asthma and abdominal pain.
Services are available from 7 a.m. – midnight, seven days a week. When a pediatric emergency medicine specialist is not available, patients will be seen by Rancho Springs Emergency Medicine physicians.
About Rady Children’s Hospital-San Diego:
Rady Children’s Hospital-San Diego is a 520-bed pediatric care facility providing the largest source of comprehensive pediatric medical services in San Diego, Southern Riverside and Imperial counties. Rady Children’s is the only hospital in the San Diego area dedicated exclusively to pediatric healthcare and is the region’s only designated pediatric trauma center. In June 2015, U.S. News & World Report ranked Rady Children’s among the best children’s hospitals in the nation in all ten pediatric specialties the magazine surveyed. For more information, visit www.rchsd.org and find us on Facebook, Twitter, and Vimeo.
Media Contact: Carlos Delgado