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Pediatrics (The Roberta C. Ferguson Pediatric Center)

Comprehensive, kid-friendly care for our youngest of patients.

Pediatric Center at Saint Clare's in New JerseyRecognizing the special needs of our young patients, it is our goal to limit the stresses of hospital treatment on children and get them back to their normal daily routine as quickly and realistically as possible. The Roberta C. Ferguson Pediatric Center offers a state-of-the-art, modern care facility for pediatric patients throughout northwest New Jersey. The Ferguson Center is also supported by a dedicated children's emergency center, a specialized neurology and epilepsy center, and pediatric sleep and concussion programs – all focused on providing family-centered care, designed to meet the needs of both children and parents.

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In addition to the centers above, Saint Clare’s offers a wide range of specialized behavioral health services designed especially for the needs of children and adolescents.

Interested in learning more? Follow the link to learn about educational opportunities offered at Saint Clare’s, such as pre-admission tours. To learn more about the medical care of children, follow the link for detailed, easy-to-understand information on pediatrics.

For additional questions, please fill out our Online Inquiry Form.


Roberta C. Ferguson Pediatric Center
The $3.2 million, 6,755 square foot Roberta C. Ferguson Pediatric Center includes 13 private and semi-private rooms with state-of-the-art medical equipment – including wireless electroencephalogram (EEG) technology that allows children undergoing neurological testing to leave their rooms to visit the play area. The Center, which has been specifically designed and decorated with children in mind, features a new reception and welcome area, a functional treatment room for minor on-unit procedures, a Family Center and meeting room for private consultations, and a multi-purpose interactive play area made possible through a grant from Toys R’ Us and the Starlight Starbright Foundation. Follow the link to learn about Roberta C. Ferguson, and her contributions to pediatrics and to Saint Clare’s.

The Evelyn M. Spiro Pediatric Emergency Care Center
Our pediatric specialized emergency department at Saint Clare’s Hospital/Denville is open when you need us most; 12 noon to midnight, Monday through Friday; and 11 a.m. to 11 p.m. on the weekends. Even when our pediatric emergency department is closed, there is always a pediatrician and emergency doctor in the building. Our Medical Director is Board Certified in pediatrics and pediatric emergency medicine. Similarly, nurses have specialized training to deal with children and adolescents. Our “30 minute door to doc” program allows fast access in the emergency room, putting your mind at ease when your child is sick or injured. Follow the link to learn more about The Evelyn M. Spiro Pediatric Emergency Care Center.

Children's Neurology and Epilepsy Center
The Children's Neurology and Epilepsy Center offers a full range of diagnostic, therapeutic, educational and follow-up services to support children with neurological disorders, their families, their schools and physicians. Saint Clare’s has brought together renowned physicians, accomplished technologists, and a dedicated medical support staff to provide the highest level of care for our pediatric neurology patients. Follow the link to learn more about the Children's Neurology and Epilepsy Center.

Concussion Center for Children and Adolescents
To help prevent concussions, and to manage them properly when they occur, the Concussion Center for Children and Adolescents, supported by The Children’ s Neurology and Epilepsy Center, provides a full range of testing, evaluation, treatment, and educational services. Services offered at the Center include baseline testing, post-concussion testing, cognitive testing, balance/vestibular testing, and physical and occupational therapy. Follow the link to learn more about the Concussion Center for Children and Adolescents.

Center for Pediatric Sleep Medicine
The Center for Pediatric Sleep Medicine, is a state-of-the-art diagnostic sleep center specializing in diagnosing sleep and neurological disorders in children. Located in Saint Clare’s Hospital/Denville at the Roberta C. Ferguson Pediatric Center, the Center treats children ages 3 to 18 years of age for a range of conditions including sleep apnea, parasomnias, insomnia, and restless legs syndrome. Our skilled team – made up of board-certified sleep specialists and expertly trained sleep technologists – is committed to providing the highest quality of care to you and your family in a home-like environment, meeting the needs of both parents and children. Follow the link to learn more about the Center for Pediatric Sleep Medicine.

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