Children’s Medical Center

Mercyhealth Hospital-Rockton Avenue is committed to providing the best care to children and families. As a Center of Excellence, we are always looking at important quality and safety measures so we can improve the care we give. If you have any questions or concerns, please let us know.


If it's important to you, it's important to us. Thank you for entrusting us with your child's care.

David Deutsch, M.D.
Chair of Pediatrics
Mercyhealth Hospital-Rockton Avenue

To learn more, please call (815) 971-DRDR (3737)

The Children’s Medical Center at Mercyhealth Hospital-Rockton Avenue offers the most advanced care for newborns and children in the region. We are recognized by the Illinois Department of Public Health as a Pediatric Critical Care Center. This distinction makes us one of only eight hospitals in Illinois recognized for providing the highest level of specialized critical care and emergency care services to children.

At Mercyhealth Hospital-Rockton Avenue, you’ll find:

Families from throughout the region bring their children to Mercyhealth Hospital-Rockton Avenue for a variety of surgeries. To help prepare your family for the day of the surgery, we've produced a video. To watch it, click here.

Mercyhealth has pediatricians in locations throughout the area, as well as a variety of specialists. These physicians focus on wellness and preventive care, as well as treating ill and injured children. They work with highly skilled nurses and other health care professionals to provide children – and their families – with medical care and emotional support.

To make an appointment with one of our providers, call (888) 39-MERCY.