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Tulane Lakeside Hospital
Tulane Medical Center

Critical Care

Our Pediatric Critical Care team provides comprehensive medical care to children, from infants to young adults with acute, life-threatening illnesses and injuries. Our 11-bed Pediatric Intensive Care Unit (PICU) is a tertiary, multi-disciplinary unit. Utilizing advanced technology, our pediatric critical care team improves survival, speeds recovery, minimizes disability and relieves pain and suffering in a compassionate and caring manner.

Services and Treatments

  • Asthma
  • Bronchiolitis
  • Bleeding Disorders
  • Brain tumors
  • Irregular heartbeat
  • Closed head injury
  • Heart failure
  • Diseases of the blood
  • Kidney failure
  • Liver failure
  • Meningitis
  • Oncologic emergencies
  • Pneumonia
  • Poisoning
  • Pulmonary hypertension
  • Respiratory failure
  • Sepsis
  • Shock
  • Trauma

Pediatric Critical Care Team

  • Edwin Frieberg, MD
  • Olugbenga Akingbola, MD
  • Dinesh Singh, MD