Who takes care of my child if they need critical care treatment?

Louise E. Sivak, MD

Your child's care team will consist of an attending physician trained in pediatrics and further trained in pediatric critical care, many nurses, respiratory therapists, social workers, often resident and fellow doctors in training.

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