Pediatric Trauma Center
Phoenix Children's Level I Pediatric Trauma Center is Arizona's premier site for the evaluation, stabilization, treatment, and care of children who have experienced a traumatic injury.The only ACS verified Level 1 Pediatric Trauma Center in Arizona.
A Level I Pediatric Trauma Center offers the highest level of emergency and surgical care to patients, 24 hours a day, 365 days of the year.
Phoenix Children’s is equipped to handle the most severely injured children in the shortest amount
of time. Care is waiting for the patient, instead of the patient having to wait for care.
- Care at a trauma center lowers the risk of death by 25 percent compared to non-trauma centers
- Children cared for at a pediatric trauma center have a lower mortality rate and shorter lengths of stay compared to children cared for at adult trauma centers
- Designated trauma centers for children have 24/7 physician specialist coverage for immediate care of the injured child
- Multi-disciplinary care for the most severely injured children
Our trauma center physicians, nurses and other staff are trained to serve the unique medical needs of children in an environment focused exclusively on children and their families.
Admission to the Trauma Center at Phoenix Children's
The Hospital accepts injured children from Emergency Medical Services and referral facilities.