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University Hospital Opens Children's Emergency Department

Elizabeth Allen
University Health System

Credit Mark Greenberg / University Health System
University Health System
University Hospital opened its separate dedicated Children's Emergency Department on Nov. 16, 2016.

San Antonio’s University Hospital opened an emergency department just for children on Nov. 18, 2016.

The pediatric E.D. has 16 patient rooms, a procedure room and a behavioral health room.

Pediatric specialists from the UT Health Science Center medical school will also treat children with serious and complex medical issues.

University Hospital is located at 4502 Medical Drive.


Wendy Rigby is a San Antonio native who has worked as a journalist for more than 25 years. She spent two decades at KENS-TV covering health and medical news. Now, she brings her considerable background, experience and passion to Texas Public Radio.