Our inpatient pediatric care helps us to provide family-centered care and helps you find the answers, support and treatment options your child needs. Lovelace Health System is dedicated to providing our patients care that lasts a lifetime, from before birth into childhood, through adolescence and on to adulthood.

Inpatient Pediatrics

Inpatient Pediatrics at Westside Hospital

Lovelace Westside Hospital is proud to offer the Westside's only Inpatient Pediatric Unit. This unit features a broad range of child-centered services for the medical, surgical and chronic illness needs of these special patients. This unit is designed with families in mind to provide around-the-clock care for patients from infancy through adolescence. Our pediatricians are committed to offering the highest quality of medical care and continuity through an interdisciplinary team approach. We are committed to open communication with patients' pediatricians, specialists, nurses and families.

Special care for special patients

Our experienced medical staff provides 24/7 care for patients who need specialized, in-hospital care for conditions such as:

  • Asthma
  • Respiratory infections, such as RSV
  • Chronic illness
  • Pneumonia or the flu
  • Fractures
  • Other common childhood illnesses
  • Post-surgical care

Designed for families

Our Inpatient Pediatric Unit offers family-centered treatment for our youngest patients. At Lovelace Westside Hospital, we provide:

  • In-room sleeping accommodations for a guest
  • Wireless Internet access
  • Private rooms
  • A team approach to treat each patient, including collaboration between pediatricians, specialists, nurses and families


Pediatric Dentistry

Pediatric Dentistry

Lovelace Health System  is committed to providing exceptional, knowledgeable, and comfortable care for children requiring general anesthesia in a hospital setting for dental procedures. A team of hospital-based professionals work alongside dentists who specialize in treating children, including those with special needs. Pediatric Dentistry services are currently available at Lovelace Westside Hospital and Lovelace Regional Hospital. 

Albuquerque-area dentists

Cabezon Pediatric Dentistry
2421 Cabezon Blvd. SE
Rio Rancho, NM 87124

Smiles for Kids
9201 Eagle Ranch Rd NW
Albuquerque, NM 87114

Sandia Pediatric Dentistry
7007 Wyoming Blvd. NE, Suite C2
Albuquerque, NM 87109

David Collette, DMD
3900 Eubank Blvd. #12
Albuquerque, NM 87111

David Martinez, DDS
7500 Holly Ave. NE #1
Albuquerque, NM 87113

Meckler Pediatric Dentistry
8300 Carmel Ave NE #602
Albuquerque, NM 87122

Rio Grande Oral Surgery & Dental Implant Center
8228 Louisiana Blvd NE # B
Albuquerque, NM 87113

Albuquerque Pediatric Dental
3900 Eubank Blvd. #2
Albuquerque, NM 87111

West Mesa Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery P.C.
4801 McMahon Blvd. NW #230
Albuquerque, NM 87114

Duke City Pediatric Dentistry
8220 Louisiana Blvd NE Suite A
Albuquerque, NM 87113

William Nichols, DDS
4701 Lomas Blvd. NE
Albuquerque, NM 87110

Roswell-area dentists

Kris W. Hendricks, DDS
1456 St. Francis Dr.
Santa Fe, NM 87505

Peter Hayes, DMD, MS, FRCDC
117 E. 19th Street
Roswell, NM 88201