House Call: Specialty Treatment Options for Children in the Community
Unfortunately, children, like adults, can experience health conditions that may need hospitalization and/or specialty treatment services, such as severe asthma, appendicitis, severe fever, pneumonia, dehydration and diabetes.
Cone Health maintains a comprehensive team of pediatric specialists covering every major medical category. These specialists assure that the right services are always available, right here in our community.
If a child’s illness requires hospital care, the Children’s Department at The Moses H. Cone Memorial Hospital (also known as the Pediatrics Unit) offers a comfortable environment as the child is recovering. The dedicated inpatient team of specialists at the Children’s Department includes pediatric trained pharmacists, UNC pediatric residents and faculty physicians from Cone Health’s Pediatric Teaching Program who practice family-centered care so parents feel completely comfortable with their child’s treatment plan.
If specialty treatment is needed, whether in an inpatient or outpatient setting, Cone Health has a dedicated network of pediatric specialists including pediatric cardiologists, endocrinologists, gastroenterologists, geneticists, allergy/immunologists, surgeons, adolescent medicine specialists, neurologists, neonatologists, developmental/behavioral specialists, ophthalmologists and pediatric critical care specialists.
Through a dedicated team approach and coordination of care, Cone Health Children’s Services provide children in our community with exceptional treatment, close to home and their families.
Dr. Kaye Gable is the program director for Cone Health’s Pediatric Teaching Service. Dr. Gable is a 1983 graduate of Wake Forest University School of Medicine. She completed her residency in pediatrics at Wake Forest University Baptist Medical Center in 1986. Dr. Gable also serves as a clinical professor of Pediatrics at the University of North Carolina School of Medicine.