Wait times are updated every 5 minutes and represent the average wait time during the past hour. The wait times listed here reflect the average time between the patient's arrival to the emergency department and when they are first seen by a doctor or nurse practitioner.
Pediatric ER in Memphis
24-Hour Emergency Care for Children
The Spence and Becky Wilson Baptist Children's Hospital, part of Baptist Memorial Hospital for Women, is the home of our children's hospital services. The Memphis-based hospital opened its 17,000 square-foot pediatric emergency room, which features 10 bays for patient care, and a 2,000 square-foot diagnostics area on January 28, 2015. The emergency department is staffed 24/7 with pediatric emergency medicine physicians, pediatric hospitalists and an array of other pediatric specialists, including the Baptist system's first pediatric general surgeon and a pediatric anesthesiologist.
The pediatric emergency room provides care for a host of issues including broken bones; fever; sprains, strains and tears; dehydration; flu; respiratory illnesses; lacerations and more.
Our Pediatric ER Services
Our emergency services for children are offered 24 hours a day, every day to help care for your child's urgent health care needs. We provide expert care and management of a long list of childhood conditions, including:
- Acute asthma
- Vomiting and diarrhea
- Ear infections
- Upper respiratory infections
- Abdominal pain
- New-onset diabetes
- Orthopedic and sports injuries
To learn more about what to expect when visiting the ER with your child, review our Pediatric Emergency Room Guide for Parents.
Location of Our Pediatric ER
Our 10-bed emergency room is located at:
Spence and Becky Wilson Baptist Children's Hospital Emergency Department
6225 Humphreys Blvd
Memphis, Tennessee 38120
Call us at 901-227-7337.
How long will I have to wait?
We list the current emergency department wait time at the top of this page. Please note that your condition may have an effect on your ER wait time. Learn how our team determines which patients need to be treated first based on severity of symptoms and conditions.