Meet Toxicology Team

Norton Children’s provides toxicology care for infants, children and teens with acute and chronic poison exposure. We provide emergency care and consultations for potential poison exposures, including ingestion, overdose and environmental exposures. Our toxicology physicians have the training and experience to provide care that’s “Just for Kids.”

George M. Bosse, M.D.

Toxicology – KPCC

Toxicology at Norton Children’s

If you suspect a poisoning or ingestion of a toxic substance, call the Kentucky Poison Control Center of Norton Children’s Hospital. All calls and consultations are free and confidential.

(800) 222-1222

Learn how to protect your children from poisoning at

KyPoisonControl.com

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