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Pediatric Psychiatry Services for Children and Teens

University Health System is the only health system in San Antonio that offers a full range of pediatric psychiatry services in the inpatient and outpatient setting for children under 18. Hospitalization for any reason can be difficult for children and their families. Our pediatric psychiatry team provides therapeutic behavioral support and intervention for both the hospitalized child and their families.

Inpatient Psychiatry Services

At University Hospital, a board certified pediatric psychiatrist offers consultative services to children for the following services:

  • ADHD or inattention and hyperactivity with complex medical problems
  • Anxiety before a medical procedure
  • Behavioral problems and aggressions after trauma or medical illness
  • Bereavement support after a trauma or chronic illness
  • Chronic illness support
  • Chronic pain
  • Complex medical-psychiatric diagnoses
  • Dialysis and end stage renal disease
  • Eating disorders (Anorexia and Bulimia)
  • Hematology/Oncology illnesses, including leukemia, anemias, bone and other cancers
  • Infant feeding disorders
  • Neurological disorders
  • Organ transplant evaluation
  • Psychiatric disorders
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