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Children's โ€” Minneapolis: 
UnitedHealthcare Pediatric Emergency Department
and Level I Trauma Center

2525 Chicago Avenue South
Minneapolis, MN 55404 | Directions and Parking
Phone: 612-813-6117

  • 24/7 in-house pediatric trauma surgeons
  • Helipad that reduces transport time and provides quicker access to critical care
  • Ready access to state-of-the-art surgical suites
  • Pediatric cardiovascular/critical care unit and expertise

  • Pediatric and young adult extracorporeal membrane oxygenation (ECMO) for severe lung injury
  • Two new trauma bays, resuscitation rooms and a dedicated orthopedic room for fractures featuring fluoroscopy and advanced x-ray capabilities

Children's โ€” St. Paul: 
Peter J. King Pediatric Emergency Department
and Level III trauma center

345 North Smith Avenue
St. Paul, MN 55102 | Directions and Parking
Phone: 651-220-6911

  • 24/7 pediatric orthopedic surgeon coverage
  • Pediatric emergency medicine physicians on-site 24/7
  • More than 60 physicians, PNPs and PAs, trained in pediatric emergency medicine

  • Pediatric sedation/anesthesiology available in the ER
  • Access to the largest team of pediatric specialists in the Upper Midwest
  • Recently improved facilities โ€“ from ambulance access and triage areas to trauma rooms

We also provide pediatric emergency care at:

At Children's, patients receive world-class care in innovative, family-centered surroundings. Our emergency departments and trauma centers in Minneapolis and St. Paul are no exception. Some commonly treated emergency conditions, traumas & injuries include:

  • Severe asthma
  • Severe abdominal pain
  • Abdominal injuries including blunt or penetrating trauma to the stomach, bowels, spleen or other internal organs.
  • Bone injuries including broken bones, femur and facial fractures, and sprains.
  • Chest injuries including blunt or penetrating blows to the chest wall, airways, heart and blood vessels.
  • Fevers in infants under 8 weeks old (Spanish translation available at link)
  • Frost bite
  • Head and neck injuries including a blow or jolt to the skull that cause concussion, hemorrhage or stroke.
  • Poison ingestions, allergic reactions
  • Spinal cord injuries including damage to the nerves, neck, back, and lower body.
  • Poison ingestions, allergic reactions 
  • Seizures
  • Severe diarrhea, vomiting and dehydration (Spanish translation available at link)
We love kids here at Children's, but we'd rather see them safe at home. That's why we're working to make safe simple. But if an emergency does happen to a child, know where to go - Children's pediatric emergency department and trauma center in Minneapolis and St. Paul. Download, fill out and post the emergency contact form so everyone near and dear to you knows where to take your kids. Download emergency contact form ยป


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