Meet the team

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

In our emergency rooms 24 hours a day

Children’s Hospitals and Clinics of Minnesota’s emergency departments and trauma centers are staffed 24 hours a day by:

  • Board-certified or board-eligible pediatric emergency physicians
  • Nurse practitioners and nurses with specialized education in pediatrics and emergency medicine
  • Child life staff trained in child development  to help children prepare for procedures, deal with anxiety and control pain

Plus, at our Level I pediatric trauma center in Minneapolis, we have:

  • In-house pediatric trauma surgeons
  • Pediatric critical care intensivists
  • Pediatric emergency medicine physicians
  • Neonatologists
  • Pediatricians

Just a phone call away

We also have a wide variety of specialty physicians on-call to help 24 hours a day, if needed. These physicians have pediatric board-certification in neurosurgery, orthopedics, cardiothoracic surgery, ophthalmology, physical medicine and rehabilitation, and many other specialists.

Meet the emergency department leadership

Melea Anderson, RN, CNP, DNP 
Director of Trauma Services

David Hirschman, MD
Associate Trauma Medical Director,
Co-medical Director of the Emergency Department

Nathaniel Kreykes, MD
Trauma Medical Director

Robert Sicoli, MD
Co-medical Director of the Emergency Department

Meet the emergency room team

- Children's Employee

Meet the trauma team

Pediatric trauma surgeons

Pediatric trauma advanced practice providers