Compassionate pediatric care in Dulles, Virginia

StoneSprings Hospital is committed to providing the best care for pediatric patients in Dulles and throughout Northern Virginia. We specialize in caring for newborns, infants, children, teens and young adults through 18 years old. We provide round-the-clock care for chronic and acute conditions affecting pediatric patients, including asthma, concussions, appendicitis, fractures, croup, pneumonia and beyond.

To schedule an appointment with a pediatrician, please call our 24/7 Consult-A-Nurse® team at (855) 226-7344. For other questions, please call us at (571) 349-4000.

Comprehensive care for kids

If your child needs to be admitted to our hospital, our welcoming, family-centered environment will help put you and your child at ease. Our compassionate care and highly trained specialists have made us the first choice for pediatric care in Dulles, Virginia. We provide:

  • Physicians and nurses with specialized training in pediatric care
  • Collaborative working relationships between pediatricians across Northern Virginia and our in-house pediatricians
  • Medical practices and procedures supported by research and evidence of effectiveness
  • Nutrition support and IV therapy for adolescent patients through Dominion Hospital’s Eating Disorders Clinic
  • Family-friendly patient rooms
  • Pediatric emergency care
  • Personalized care from people who know you by name
  • Advanced diagnostic and medication dosing equipment designed for children

We take every precaution to ensure your child’s safety throughout their stay with us at StoneSprings Hospital. Upon their admission, children 12 years old and younger receive a Hugs System, , an infant and child identification tag for security and safety. Our pediatric nurses are continuously monitoring your child’s vital signs.

Visiting your child in the hospital

At StoneSprings Hospital, we welcome parents and guardians to visit their child 24 hours a day. We encourage you to stay with your child as much as possible while they are in the hospital. We provide complimentary guest meal trays and sleeping accommodations for one parent to stay overnight. If you are unable to stay with your child, please be sure to let our staff know.

Other friends and family members are welcome to visit two at a time to allow patients the best opportunity for rest and recovery. Siblings may visit only if they do not have a fever or any communicable diseases.

Pediatric ER at StoneSprings

At StoneSprings Hospital, our facility has a separate pediatric emergency room that offers specialized care for children when they require a visit to the ER. Our compassionate staff works with the whole family to ensure each child is as comfortable as possible and anxiety is minimized.

Six signs your child should go to the ER

Fever (in infants)

Rectal temperature higher than 100.4 degrees Fahrenheit in infants 3 months old and younger and:

  • Showing signs of dehydration
  • Fever induced seizures
  • Acting significantly differently

Stiff neck

With other symptoms, a stiff neck could be an early sign of meningitis or Lyme disease. Watch for the following symptoms:

  • Numbness in the back or arms
  • Fever over 100 degrees Fahrenheit
  • Sensitivity to light
  • Vomiting or drowsiness

Skin problems

If your child has a cut or laceration and you cannot control the bleeding, go to the ER if:

  • Your child is still bleeding after 10 minutes of applying direct pressure
  • Your child is spurting blood
  • Your child’s cut is deep or gaping with edges that cannot be pulled together
  • Your child’s cut is on the face, lip or a soft body part like the eye, back of the throat or genitalia

If a widespread rash or skin irritation will not clear up after a few days, visit the ER if you notice:

  • Trouble breathing
  • Fever, swelling or blistering
  • Headache or joint pain
  • Abnormal bleeding

Tummy troubles

You should visit the ER if your child is:

  • Drowsy, weak or faint
  • Has a hard or swollen belly
  • Has a tender abdomen or unable to walk
  • Unable to pass stool, especially if they are vomiting

Trouble breathing

Seek immediate medical attention if your child:

  • Has choked on an object
  • Is using their belly to breathe

Bumps, bruises and broken bones

If your child bumps their head, watch for the following signs:

  • Dizziness, vomiting and drowsiness
  • Inability to speak or slurred speech
  • Inability to balance when sitting or standing
  • Changes in personality or behavior

Your child may have a broken bone if you see:

  • Loss of movement in the limb
  • Bone pushing through the skin
  • Area around the bone is cold or pale