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 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

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