Clinical Care

The Division of Pediatric Critical Care at Oishei Children’s Hospital (OCH) maintains a standard of excellence in providing medical care for the infants and children of Western New York.

The Alfiero Family Pediatric Intensive Care Unit is a 20-bed unit, serving approximately 1,300 patients per year. 

As the only PICU in the Western New York area, this unit is well-equipped to care for the wide range of medical and surgical needs of its population. 

Board certified pediatric intensivists are available 24 hours a day to provide support. Under their care, patients have access to therapies such as high frequency ventilation, inhaled nitric oxide, non-invasive ventilation, extracorporeal membrane oxygenation (ECMO) and general anesthesia.