Meet the team

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

We are in emergency rooms 24 hours a day

Children’s Minnesota’s emergency departments are staffed 24 hours a day by:

  • Board-certified or board-eligible pediatric emergency physicians
  • Nurse practitioners, nurses and emergency medical technicians 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

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; critical care; ear nose and throat care; anesthesiology; and many other specialists.

Meet the emergency department leadership

David Hirschman, MD
Associate Trauma Medical Director,
Critical Care Transport Medical Director

Robert Sicoli, MD
Medical Director of the Emergency Department

Meet the emergency room team