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University Children’s Health Congenital Heart Center
Outstanding Care Close to Home

Neonatal Pediatric Transport Team

When your child needs to move to University Hospital, depend on the 24/7 availability of the University Children’s Health Transport Service. We provide this service when your child needs immediate, critical care.

What We Do

In an emergency, our team transports your child from other hospitals, clinics and emergency departments throughout San Antonio and Texas. 

We will use the transportation that meets your child’s needs, such as:

  • Fixed wing ambulance aircraft
  • Ambulance
  • Helicopter

Pedi One Call

1-855-4-UHS-PED (1-855-484-7733)

Certified Pediatric Transport Team

Our team will provide safe, attentive care to your child while in transport. Our highly experienced pediatric critical care team consists of registered nurses and registered respiratory therapists with years of experience.

Our certifications

  • Basic life support (BLS)
  • Pediatric advanced life support (PALS)
  • Advanced cardiovascular life support (ACLS)
  • Neonatal resuscitation program (NRP)
  • Trauma nursing core course (TNCC)

Pediatric Critical Care

We bring a mobile intensive care unit and start care right away.  

Throughout the journey, the transport team can talk to pediatric providers at University Hospital, including:

  • Pediatric intensivist
  • Pediatric hospitalist
  • Pediatric emergency medicine physician

Family-Centered Care

Our family-focused care allows you to join your child on a ground ambulance. If we cannot bring you on an aircraft with your child, a care team member will call you when your child arrives safely at University Hospital.

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