If your child suffers a traumatic injury, our pediatric surgeons are available 24 hours a day to help him or her get the expert care needed as quickly as possible.
Our orthopedic team works closely with the The Hemby Pediatric Trauma Institute at Levine Children’s Hospital, in Charlotte, NC, which is part of a certified Level I Trauma Center, the highest level of designation offered by the American College of Surgeons Committee on Trauma. The Hemby Pediatric Trauma Institute has a team of pediatric and surgical specialists skilled in the proper management of injured children from the moment of injury. Services are available 24 hours a day, seven days a week. Levine Children’s Hospital also works with MedCenter Air, a patient transport service, should your child need to be transported to us from another facility.
Trauma kills more children than all diseases combined. Because children respond differently than adults, those with severe injuries often require specialized care beyond the resources of most hospitals. Levine Children’s Hospital delivers that unique, high-level care.
The care of trauma patients at Levine Children’s Hospital involves a team of pediatric specialists who work with the trauma surgeons to ensure the best and most comprehensive care for children with multiple injuries.
Specialists who may be involved in the care of these young patients include: