Pediatric Emergency Room (ER)

Pediatric Emergency Room (ER)

Children’s Health℠ has the only pediatric Level I Trauma Center in North Texas.

When seconds count, you can count on Children’s Health. With two pediatric emergency rooms, one in Dallas and one in Plano, we are nearby and ready to help.

Staffed around-the-clock by board-certified pediatric emergency medicine specialists, nurses, respiratory therapists and support staff, we provide comprehensive care for infants, children, and adolescents. Other pediatric specialists from multiple disciplines remain on call and available as needed.

Other emergency rooms treat adults and children, our team is specifically trained in pediatrics. We treat kids 18 and under, giving us a better understanding of the ever-growing needs of children like yours.

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Deciding to go to the emergency room (ER) can be scary and stressful for everyone.

Learn when to go the ER and why a Pediatric ER is important for your child.

Children's Medical Center Dallas

Did you know trauma is the leading cause of death among children ages 14 and younger? As the only pediatric Level I Trauma Center in North Texas, Children’s Medical Center Dallas is around the corner and ready to handle severe or life-threatening injuries. As a comprehensive regional resource for injuries, our Level I Trauma Center:

  • Has 24-hour, in-house general surgeons, and prompt availability of other specialists including; neurosurgery, ophthalmology, orthopedics, plastics and reconstructive surgery and urology
  • Assesses quality of care on a regular basis
  • Offers leadership in injury prevention
  • Provides continuing education to trauma team members
  • Works with UT Southwestern faculty to research new innovations in trauma care

Learn about our Level 1 Trauma Center and read how our team of pediatric experts helped Hanna with an emergency injury last summer.

Children's Medical Center Plano

You can’t predict when your child will need care. That’s why Children’s Medical Center Plano is around the corner – and ready to help 24 hours a day. With a team of physicians specifically trained in pediatrics, we have a better understanding of the ever-growing needs of your child.

As a designated Magnet facility, our nurses rank among the top 8% in the country. So you can rest assured the next time your child needs emergency care, Children’s Medical Center Plano is here with quality care close to home.

Transport Team

Should your child need more care, our Transport Team is available to move patients rapidly from our Plano emergency room to our Level I Trauma Center at Children's Medical Center Dallas.