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759 Chestnut Street
Springfield MA, 01199

Pediatric Intensive Care Unit


A Service of Baystate Medical Center


Office Hours: Monday - Friday: 8:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Physicians & Staff: Michael Francis Canarie, M.D.
Stephen A. Lieberman, M.D., Chief
Christine McKiernan, M.D.
Services Include:

The Pediatric Intensive Care Unit (PICU) at Baystate Children's Hospital cares for critically ill children up to 23 years of age.  Baystate's PICU provides state-of-the-art monitoring and therapy with physicians in attendance 24 hours a day.


A Pediatric Intensivist supervises the care of all patients in the unit, plus pediatric, medical and surgical specialists are always available for consultation.  Transport Service to and from any health care site in western New England is available 7 days a week, 24 hours day.

About Our Practice: Baystate Pediatric Critical Care, a Baystate Children's Hospital Practice, offers wide range of diagnostic and management services for children admitted to Baystate's Pediatric Intensive Care Unit.  Our board certified specialists, who are also on the faculty of the Baystate Medical Center, Tufts University School of Medicine Western Campus, provide consultation.  They have access to all the facilities of Baystate Medical Center. 

We participate in most insurance programs offered in our area. If you have any questions about whether your specific health plan covers our services, please call the toll-free number on the back of your insurance member ID card.


If you have commercial insurance coverage, primary or secondary, we will submit a claim to your insurance carrier. You are responsible for all balances due after your insurance company pays its portion, as well as for any co-payments required by your insurance company at the time of the visit.


If you are concerned about billing or have a question about acceptable insurance, please call one of the following numbers.


  •  For Physician Billing – (413) 794-5700


  •  For Hospital Billing – (413) 794-9999