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Hurst Pediatric Specialties

With more than 60 pediatric medical and specialty clinic offices located throughout Texas, Cook Children's is close by, even when patient families can't make it to our medical center. Our Hurst pediatric specialty clinic supports infants, children, teens and young adults who need one-time or ongoing specialty care from across town or across the state.

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Specialty Services

Endocrinology and Diabetes

Endocrinologist with patient

Cook Children's Endocrinology team treats infants, children and teens with conditions that are caused by or affect the hormonal balance of the body. We understand the importance of working together and that's how we approach the care of our children.

As part of our collaborative nature, we have access to the full support of a wide array of our pediatric specialties including genetics, hematology-oncology and other specialties that might be required to support your child's specific issue. Your child will also have access to state-of-the-art testing and diagnostics. And that means giving you and your child the best treatment options and care choices available to help them grow and lead active lives.

Our team, comprised of board certified pediatric endocrinologists, certified pediatric nurse practitioners, certified educators, psychologists and other pediatric specialists, creates individualized treatment plans incorporating the latest technological advances in diagnosis and care.

Neurology

Neurosurgeon team

When it comes to your child's brain, spinal cord and nervous system, you want the very best team of neuroscience specialists available.

The doctors at Cook Children's are some of the best minds in the nation, and our programs are head and shoulders above the crowd.

As part of our collaborative nature, you have access to the full support of a wide array of Cook Children's pediatric specialties including cardiovascular, genetics, hematology and other specialties that might be required to support your child's specific diagnosis.

Your child will also have access to state-of-the-art testing and diagnostics with a focus on technology that is minimally or noninvasive whenever possible.

And that means giving you and your child the best treatment options and care choices available to help them grow and reach their greatest possible potential.

Orthopedics

Orthopedics patient with fracture

Cook Children's Orthopedics provides comprehensive treatment for children and adolescents with sports injuries, traumatic injuries, congenital and developmental problems of the extremities and spine.

Our orthopedic physicians focus on each patient's individual needs and work together with a team of physical therapists, occupational therapists, orthotists and subspecialists to provide the best possible care.

Pediatric Surgery

Patient awaiting surgery

Cook Children's Pediatric Surgery provides the best care available for your child from doctors who are specifically trained to perform surgery on kids.

When your child requires surgery, you want to be certain that you are receiving the most advanced care possible from the most experienced medical team. The Pediatric Surgery team at Cook Children's specializes in many surgical conditions, from simple to the most complex, and many of these procedures are performed using minimally invasive techniques.

Psychiatry

Young child with hand on head

Our psychiatry department helps children, ages 2-17, and their families who are experiencing behavioral, neurodevelopmental and emotional challenges. Our staff is specifically trained to work with young patients and our psychiatrists are board certified in child and/or adolescent psychiatry.

Our treatment team works together to help re-establish the family unit as the most important influence in the child's life. That way, the child's care can be maintained at home whenever possible.

Areas of expertise:

  • Attention deficit disorder/Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADD/ADHD)
  • Autism spectrum disorders
  • Developmental delays
  • Anxiety disorders
  • Behavior issues
  • Bipolar disorder
  • Coping with medical conditions
  • Depression
  • Abuse and trauma
  • Stress
  • Schizophrenia
  • Family issues
  • Suicide attempts
  • Learning disabilities and intellectual delays

Depending on the severity of the child's situation, we

Psychology

Patient and therapist

Our psychology department provides therapy and diagnostic testing to children, ages 2 to 18, and behavioral consulting to their families. We engage children and adolescents in environments that are nurturing and developmentally appropriate for their specific needs. Our staff is specifically trained to work with young patients and our psychologists are board certified in child and/or adolescent psychology.

We treat children who are experiencing attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), learning and developmental disabilities, mood disorders, anxiety and other adjustment issues.

Our therapy methods include play therapy, trauma-focused therapy, cognitive-behavioral therapy and collaborative problem solving.

Our therapists and psychologists work together with you and your child/teen to develop a custom treatment plan to help achieve specific agreed upon results.

Rehabilitation

Rehabilitation

At Cook Children's Rehabilitation Services, we understand that no two children are alike. That's why we offer four types of therapy plans, tailored specifically for your child and his/her needs. We want to make every appointment unique for each family.

Cook Children's Rehabilitation team members include doctors, surgeons, audiologists and speech-language pathologists and physical and occupational therapists. Other professionals may be added to a child's "team" if needed. We offer physical, occupational, speech and audiology therapy for kids.

Evaluations will be done by a licensed clinician who will develop a specific therapy plan for your child. The clinician will include the family in the planning to help identify specific functional abilities or goals for the patient. The therapy plan will include how often therapy will occur and how long it's expected to last. It will also show how the patient will make progress toward their goals and outcomes.

Rheumatology

Rheumatology patient with mother

It's hard enough to be a kid. At Cook Children's Pediatric Rheumatology we try to make it a little easier.

Most people think of things like arthritis, scleroderma or Crohn's disease as something that only older adults get. But kids get these and many other conditions as well. At Cook Children's, we here to help kids and teens with things like persistent arthritis and joint pain, symptoms associated with autoimmune diseases and much, much more.

Urology

As part of our new Pediatric Urology department, the Genitourinary Research, Education and Treatment (GREAT) Kids program is led by a team of world-renowned medical professionals with expertise in both common and rare genitourinary diseases and conditions to the children of North Texas and beyond.

The Cook Children's urology/genitourinary team specializes in providing advanced care for newborns, infants, children, teens, and young adults with acquired or congenital urologic and genitourinary ailments.

Regional Liaison Contact

Brad Bassham, RN
Cook Children's physician liaison for Hurst and surrounding areas, Brad Bassham, is available as your comprehensive resource for Cook Children's services. He can assist with referrals, information on services and specialties, complaint resolution, and CME education.

Call 682-885-4371
Email Brad Bassham

Telemedicine Services

With Cook Children's Telehealth and Virtual Medicine program, your patient families can virtually connect to Cook Children's specialists in real-time, without the time and expense of having to travel to Fort Worth. The clinic is staffed with specialized diagnostic equipment that allows our physicians to virtually examine the patient. They can review recent lab work, tests and scans with patient families, just as if they were in the office. Additionally, we also offer telehealth services with dietitians, social workers, psychologists or counselors for patient education, dietary consultations and more.

Telehealth and Virtual Medicine program

Referral Information

Access referral forms for each of our pediatric specialties, or call 817-347-2900 to request assistance. Our specialists work closely with referring physicians to assure that each patient gets the very best care available based on their needs.

Important Phone Numbers for Referring Physicians

Emergency Referral/Admission

For emergency referrals, call 1-800-KID-HURT (1-800-543-4878)

Please have the following patient information ready:

  • Patient's name and date of birth
  • Reason for admission
  • Admission type, such as observation or inpatient
  • Special needs of patient, such as isolation or equipment
  • Patient's medical history

Neonatal Intensive Care Unit Referral/Admittance

Refer to our Level IV all-single room neonatal ICU which provides heart rate observation (HeRO) technology, ECMO and hypothermia therapies, as well as integrated cardiac monitoring, infant stroke, preemie care, and other critical neonatal medical conditions.

To refer to Cook Children's NICU, please contact Teddy Bear Transport:

International Referrals

Our highly skilled physicians cover more than 30 specialties and subspecialties which allows your patients to receive outstanding care, all in one place. Our International Patient Services team will review each case and recommend the best treatment plan for a child visiting Cook Children's.

If you'd like to refer an international patient, need assistance or have questions, our staff is here to help at +1-682-885-INTL (+1-682-885-4685).

Quick Reference Guide and Specialty Contacts

For a listing of referral contacts by department you can view, download and/or print our quick reference contact guide by clicking here.

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