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Care you can count on for the ones you love
If your child has a life-threatening illness or injury, our compassionate, knowledgeable team of professionals is here to provide leading-edge care for the best possible outcome.

Specialty care

We offer the most advanced care for children with life-threatening illnesses and injuries including:

  • Acute respiratory failure
  • Pneumonia
  • Asthma
  • Apnea
  • Chronic respiratory failure
  • Bronchiolitis
  • Upper airway obstruction, including croup, epiglottitis and tracheitis
  • Cystic fibrosis
  • Cardiogenic shock
  • Congestive heart failure
  • Cardiac arrhythmias
  • Cardiomyopathy
  • Myocarditis
  • Congenital heart disease (preoperative stabilization and postoperative care)
  • Pulmonary hypertension
  • Severe dehydration
  • Hypovolemic shock
  • Severe electrolyte imbalance
  • Diabetic ketoacidosis
  • Sepsis/septic shock
  • Anaphylactic shock
  • Multiple trauma
  • Head trauma
  • Increased intracranial pressure
  • Seizures
  • Brain tumors
  • Stroke
  • Severe anemia
  • Renal failure
  • Severe hypertension

Pediatric transport

Cohen Children’s Medical Center offers the most extensive and experienced critical care transport teams in the region. We are specialized and trained with the latest intensive care equipment especially adapted for newborns, infants and children. We provide a central call in center and a rapid team launch that includes physician and advanced care providers. We bring our best personnel and equipment to our community so that advanced care can be started before the child’s arrival at the treatment center.

We are fully integrated with the Northwell air and ground ambulance system, which leads to efficiencies in response time and excellence in care delivery. Our high volume service keeps us experienced in all common and rare forms of disease. We are backed by the full spectrum of pediatric medical and surgical subspecialists to help us provide the best care immediately upon arrival at your child’s bedside.


James Brandon Schneider, MD

Specialties: Pediatric Critical Care Med, Pediatrics
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