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Pediatric Services

McLaren knows that our youngest patients have special needs. Our pediatric departments use this understanding to provide care that is individualized and age-specific to each patient we treat. The family is included as an integral component of any treatment program. Working together, we can maximize the individual’s health and potential for optimum recovery from illness or injury.

Pediatric Services at McLaren Port Huron

Pediatric Inpatient Unit

Younger patients have special needs, especially when they have to visit a hospital. McLaren Port Huron's team takes pride in providing care that meets those special needs.

The goals of our compassionate, dedicated caregivers to our pediatric patients are to:

  • Provide care that is individualized and age-specific to each patient
  • Utilize a team approach to diagnosis and treat
  • Include the family as an integral component of the treatment program
  • Unique Environment Addresses Special Needs of Young Patients

To achieve those goals while recognizing the special needs of infants, children, and adolescents when hospitalization becomes necessary, McLaren Port Huron has set aside a special area just for our younger patients, which provides a unique setting tailored to the individual needs of young patients. The unit features an activity room, which provides a comfortable and enjoyable environment for toddlers and younger children. The activity room provides an especially attractive environment for our young patients who are separated from their homes during hospital stays.

Children's Healthcare Services:

McLaren Port Huron is proud to provide inpatient hospital care and traditional pediatric services in outpatient settings at clinics throughout our community.

Our Pediatric Services offer special attention to children from birth to the age of 18. Highly trained doctors and nurses provide the most advanced pediatric care in a child-pleasing environment. Care is based on a family centered philosophy and encourages parents to play a key role in their child's care and recovery.


  • Care for children with chronic and acute illnesses
  • Short-visit procedures
  • Hospital support services that are designed for children, such as respiratory care, laboratory, x-ray and medical social work
  • A lounge for parents to relax
  • The children receive care from a staff that understands and respects the world of a child
  • Emergency services
  • Education and support groups
  • Pediatric Physical Therapy