Pediatric Trauma Program at Children's Hospital Colorado
Level 1 Regional Pediatric Trauma Center
Trauma injury is the number one cause of childhood death and disability. If your son or daughter has an unintended injury -- like a fall, burn, automobile or bicycle crash -- Children's Hospital Colorado is ready to help. Learn why a children's hospital is the best place for injured kids.
See a list of our trauma specialists.
Why choose Children's Hospital Colorado for trauma care
The Trauma Program at Children's provides the highest level of complex care for injured children, 24 hours a day, 365 days a year. And unlike other local hospitals, Children's is a Level 1 Pediatric Trauma Center. That means our specially-trained pediatric experts treat children with the knowledge, experience, judgment and skill that can make the difference for an injured infant, child or teen.
The broad scope of our Pediatric Trauma Program begins with prevention and includes pre-hospital care, emergency, diagnostic, surgical, acute, and rehabilitation, as well as research, education and advocacy. It’s all part of our mission to help injured children get back to the business of being a kid as quickly as possible.
The pediatric trauma team
Children's Hospital Colorado is the Rocky Mountain region's only Level 1 Regional Pediatric Trauma Center. Our multidisciplinary team approach provides care to an injured child as efficiently and effectively as possible. Experts from the following pediatric specialties all work together to provide the best possible child and family-focused care:
Resources for families and the community
Children's Hospital Colorado and Rocky Mountain Kiwanis District have partnered to create the Kiwanis Pediatric Trauma Institute (KPTI). Learn more about KPTI’s injury research, prevention and outreach education.
Safe Kids of Metro Denver is another great resource to help prevent childhood injuries and keep kids safe. Learn more about how Safe Kids can help your family.
At Children's, it is a key part of our mission to advocate on behalf of kids to keep them safe and healthy. Read how we advocate for children and what you can do to help.
Resources for healthcare professionals
To contact the Pediatric Trauma Program at Children's Hospital Colorado, e-mail us at email@example.com or call (720) 777-6282.
Outreach and Education Opportunities
Looking for outreach and continuing education opportunities in your area like conferences, symposiums, lecture series, speakers bureau, and other resources visit our Outreach page for Emergency, Trauma, Burn and EMS. You can also email us or call (720) 777-6784.