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UPMC Children’s Pediatric Care in Erie

If your child needs primary, specialty, or urgent care, UPMC Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh is here for you. We offer a range of world-class inpatient and outpatient care for kids right in Erie.

UPMC Hamot's Pediatric Care Locations

At UPMC Hamot, children – from infants to young adults – can receive care at these locations:

And with UPMC Children's AnywhereCare, care for your sick child is just a few clicks away, 24/7.

Our children's health care experts:

  • Provide screening tests and crucial vaccines against disease.
  • Diagnose and treat a broad range of health problems.
  • Work with other children's health care specialists when needed.

Why Choose UPMC Hamot for Your Child's Health Care Needs?

A direct connection to a Top Ten Children’s Hospital

In addition to the care that families can receive here in Erie, UPMC Children’s patients have the added benefit of a direct connection to UPMC Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh – ranked a Top Ten Children’s Hospital in the nation by U.S. News & World Report – via safe and convenient telemedicine. Our physicians and staff in Erie collaborate closely with the team in Pittsburgh so that local families can access the expertise of our physicians in Pittsburgh, without having to make the drive.

UPMC Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh:

Children's Inpatient Services at UPMC Hamot

Emergency Care

In the case of emergency, we know it's vital to have access to the best care. UPMC Hamot provides emergency care in a dedicated room just for kids.

Our ED partners with the UPMC Children's ED to bring you the high-quality, convenient care your family deserves.


Children's Inpatient Unit at UPMC Hamot

We know that a stay in the hospital can be scary for young children. That's why we work hard to make sure your child is comfortable and well cared for in a child-friendly setting.

Part of our care team includes pediatric hospitalists.

These doctors:

  • See and care for kids while they're in the hospital.
  • Have training in caring for newborns just after birth.
  • Are in constant contact with your child's PCP.
  • Provide seamless care from admission through discharge.

Learn more about Children's Inpatient Unit at UPMC Hamot.

UPMC Children's Community Pediatrics (CCP)

As part of UPMC Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh, UPMC CCP:

  • Makes choosing and making appointments with your child's pediatrician easy.
  • Has three locations in Erie, so you don't have to travel far to see your child's doctor.
  • Provides complete medical care for infants, children, teens, and young adults.
  • Offers a range of specialty services, including children's behavioral health and dermatology.

Your Primary Care Medical Home (PCMH)

UPMC CCP is also a certified PCMH by The Joint Commission.

As your PCMH, UPMC CCP puts you and your child at the center of health care decisions. We work with you and your family to tailor a care plan that meets your needs.

Accepting New Patients 

UPMC Children's Specialty Care Center at Magee-Womens in Erie

At the UPMC Children's Specialty Care Center Erie, you have access to children's health care experts close to home.

UPMC Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh specialists come to Erie to diagnose and treat conditions such as:

  • Allergies
  • Asthma
  • Diabetes
  • Heart disease

UPMC Children's Express Care

UPMC Children's Express Care – Erie offers walk-in care for minor illnesses and injuries such as:

  • Colds
  • Flu
  • Fevers
  • Bug bites
  • Rashes
  • Simple fractures
  • Cuts

We're open weekdays from 5 to 9 p.m. and weekends from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.

Learn more about UPMC Children's Express Care.

UPMC Children's AnywhereCare

Families have 24/7 access to safe and secure video visits through UPMC Children's AnywhereCare. No need to leave the house to get the care your child needs. UPMC Children's doctors can:

  • Diagnose non-urgent illnesses.
  • Provide treatment options.
  • Prescribe medicine.