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Level 1 Trauma Center

Our UnitedHealthcare® Pediatric Emergency Department and Level I Trauma Center in Minneapolis is Minnesota's only Level I pediatric trauma center in a hospital dedicated solely to kids.

What to expect

At Children’s Minnesota, our staff understands how stressful an emergency visit can be. We’ll do our best to reduce anxiety for you and your child.

Meet the team

Our team is the largest and most experienced in treating childhood injuries and acute illness in the region.

Conditions and Services

Whether you and your child come to us with a high fever or by ambulance after an accident, we’re ready to help. Take a minute to learn more about what we can do.

Emergency and Trauma Care

At Children’s Minnesota, we have more than 90,000 visits to our emergency rooms each year. In fact, we care for more pediatric emergency and trauma patients than any other healthcare system in our region.

Related image for article, Trauma: When it’s critical, so is your choice

Trauma: When it’s critical, so is your choice

Our team members are on staff, not on call. Your child gets treated immediately.

Related image for article, Children’s Minnesota doctors’ study shows increase in ER visits from self-inflicted injuries among teens

Children’s Minnesota doctors’ study shows increase in ER visits from self-inflicted injuries among teens

Drs. Gretchen Cutler and Anupam Kharbanda's study examines 286,678 trauma patients from 2009-2012.

A night in the ED with a child life specialist

Patients experienced less anxiety when they left the emergency department when a child life specialist was involved in their care.