Children’s Medical Center Dallas Emergency Room
Pediatric ER and Level 1 Trauma Center
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.
Whereas 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.
Why Children's Health℠?
Board-certified pediatric emergency medicine specialists staff the emergency room 24 hours a day. Medical staff physicians, nurses, respiratory therapists, and support staff have specialized training and extensive clinical experience in treating acute and complex cases. Other pediatric specialists from multiple disciplines remain on call and available as needed.
The Level I Trauma Center at Children’s Medical Center Dallas provides total care for injuries. From prevention through rehabilitation, we offer a full spectrum of services, 24 hours a day.
Level 1 Trauma Center
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
- Offers leadership in injury prevention
- Provides continuing education to trauma team members
- Assesses quality of care on a regular basis
- Works with UT Southwestern faculty to research new innovations in trauma care