UMC Children’s Emergency Center
The UMC Children's Emergency Center is just for kids, with access to more resuscitation and trauma rooms than anywhere in West Texas. UMC is designated as a Level 1 Trauma Center, and UMC Children's Hospital is a Pediatric Level 2 Trauma Center, with the region's only verified burn center for children.
Pastoral Care offers services meant to help in these difficult moments, providing support through crisis care, services, counseling, and everyday blessings. Please visit our main Pastoral Care page for more information on available services.
Our partnership with Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center allows Texas Tech's Department of Surgery to provide surgical care for our region's infants and children. Pediatric specialists include trauma surgeons, burn surgeons, neurosurgeons, and other critical care staff.
Together with the Texas Tech School of Medicine, our pediatric surgeons provide a wide range of surgical options, from orthopaedic surgery to cleft palate surgery. Our trusted experts offer holistic and comprehensive surgical options tailored to children.
Together with the Texas Tech School of Medicine, our pediatric specialists provide a wide range of treatments, from allergy and immune system disorders to behavioral health treatments. UMC Children's Hospital's trusted experts offer holistic and comprehensive treatment options tailored to children, promising the very best care for our smallest patients.
Neonatal Intensive Care Unit
Newborn babies who need intensive medical attention are often admitted to the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU). At UMC Children's Hospital, our NICU combines technology and trained healthcare professionals to provide world-class patient care.