Ped Talk

When your child is sick or injured, trust the expertise of The Pediatric Center at Overland Park Regional Medical Center to get them back to being a kid again. The Pediatric Center provides an excellent experience for kids and their families who are looking for continuity of care and the highest level of expertise at the bedside.

The Pediatric Center offers:

  • Comprehensive pediatric services treating newborns to teens
  • Pediatric ER with short wait times
  • Quick and convenient access to pediatric specialists including cardiology, endocrinology, gastroenterology, general surgery, neurology and orthopedic surgery
  • A pediatric inpatient unit for children, which 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
  • All pediatric board-certified attending physicians who are experts in their field and have years of experience treating children

To find a pediatric specialist, call (913) 541-KIDS (5437). To learn more about The Pediatric Center and meet our pediatric specialists, visit oprmc.com/pediatrics.

Wearing a Mask For Sports

Dr. James Gutheil, pediatric orthopedic surgeon and sports medicine expert with The Pediatric Center at Overland Park Regional Medical Center, discusses the best way to wear masks during winter and spring sports.

How to Travel Safer for Spring Break

Dr. Gabriel Schifman, pediatric emergency room physician with The Pediatric Center at Overland Park Regional Medical Center, shares quick tips for making Spring Break travel as safe as possible.

Managing Your Child’s Diabetes During COVID-19

Dr. Larry Midyett, pediatric endocrinologist with The Pediatric Center at Overland Park Regional Medical Center, discusses ways to ease the burden of managing your child’s diabetes during the pandemic.