PICU

HCA Houston Healthcare Clear Lake boasts the only pediatric intensive care unit in the Houston Bay Area. Our PICU provides treatment to critically sick and injured children who require focused care. The PICU is open 24/7 and is staffed by board-certified pediatric intensivists and pediatric critical care nurses. Your child’s comprehensive PICU team may include:

  • Cardiologists
  • Dieticians
  • Neurologists
  • Ophthalmologists
  • Urologists
  • Respiratory therapists

Our PICU team provides family-centered, individualized treatment and maintains close communication with your regular pediatrician.

What we treat

Our young patients are admitted to the PICU from our own pediatric emergency department, local urgent care clinics, emergency rooms, and numerous Houston-area hospital emergency departments for a variety of reasons, including:

  • Asthma
  • Critical illness
  • Diabetes
  • Heart disease
  • Neurological conditions, such as seizures
  • Pneumonia
  • Severe infection
  • Shock
  • Trauma