Children's Services

As a parent, the good health of your children is your top priority and ours too.
Children's ServicesOakwood Healthcare System would like to partner with you and your family to help ensure that each of your children grow and develop to their full potential.

From the moment of birth, we provide
comprehensive care to more than 6,500 babies that are born within Oakwood each year. All newborn babies receive the individualized care they deserve, and their parents are offered the information and support they need to help them become capable and confident in caring for their children.

For newborns in need of specialized care, Oakwood Hospital - Dearborn offers a Level III Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU) that is staffed 24 hours a day by on-site newborn intensive care specialists. 

Specialized Care for Children of All Ages
From toddlers to teens, more than 100 Oakwood-affiliated pediatricians and family practitioners are ready to provide your child with the latest health maintenance examinations and procedures, including all recommended screening tests, hearing and vision tests, and immunizations. Some of our sites offer:

  • Same Day or Next Weekday Appointments
  • After-Hours & Weekend Pediatric Care
  • Specialized Pediatric Emergency Care (Oakwood Hospital - Dearborn)
  • Pediatric Hospital Inpatient Units

The Oakwood Healthcare System and our community-based specialists also provide a wide range of specialized pediatric services including:

  • Allergy/Immunology  
  • Cardiology
  • Gastroenterology
  • Genetics
  • Hematology
  • Neurology 
  • Oncology
  • Ophthalmology
  • Physiatry
  • Surgery
  • Urology 
Oakwood provides your family with a wide range of therapeutic and behavioral services to treat the individual needs of your child. These specialized services include:
  • Audiology
  • Dietary Counseling
  • Occupational Therapy
  • Psychiatry
  • Physical Therapy
  • Social Work
  • Speech Therapy
  • Sports Medicine

Oakwood's Center for Exceptional Families is an interdisciplinary service that provides comprehensive, coordinated care to children of all ages with chronic, complex disorders. Patients include those with cerebral palsy, head and spinal cord trauma, genetic disorders (Down Syndrome), autism and many others. This award-winning program partners with local schools and community service agencies to ensure that all of the communities' resources are engaged to meet the individualized needs of each child and family.

Oakwood's Teen Centers address the special medical and psychosocial needs of adolescents. Through education and counseling, our programs can teach your children and your family to cope with the difficult issues faced during this important period of a family's life. Specialized social work and crisis intervention services are also available.

We understand that being a parent can sometimes be difficult. Here are some of the programs we've designed to make your job a little easier.

  • All-night, after-hours nurse advice telephone system
  • Participation in the Michigan Childhood Immunization Registry (MCIR)
  • Translation & acculturation support services
  • Cultural and dietary support services
  • Physician referral services

At Oakwood, we pride ourselves on partnering with you to provide comprehensive, state-of-the-art care for your child and family. For a referral to an Oakwood physician, or for more information about any of Oakwood's specialized services, call 800.543.WELL.