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The Hemby Pediatric Trauma Instituteat Carolinas Medical Center is part of a certified Level 1 Trauma Center, the highest level of designation the American College of Surgeons Committee on Trauma offers. 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. Hemby Pediatric Trauma services are available 24 hours a day, seven days a week.
Why Hemby Pediatric Trauma Institute?
Trauma surgeons, emergency medicine, and critical care physicians in-hospital 24 hours a day
Designated trauma resuscitation suites in the Emergency Department
Coordinated response from a multidisciplinary trauma team
Prompt access to surgical specialists including neurosurgeons, orthopedic surgeons and plastic surgeons
CT scanning, angiography and MRI capabilities 24 hours a day
Trauma surgery suite equipped and staffed 24 hours a day
Pediatric Intensive Care Unit (PICU) for the special needs of severely injured children
Trauma rehabilitation services providing early intervention to traumatic brain injury and spinal cord injury patients
Acute pediatric rehabilitation services within the Levine Children's Hospital's Pediatric Pavilion
In-depth trauma research, education and injury prevention programs