Pediatric Trauma

UMC is the only hospital system in the region with both a Pediatric Level II Trauma designation and a Level I Trauma designation, making us your most trusted source for care. Additionally, UMC Children’s Hospital’s special 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.

UMC Level 1 Trauma Center & UMC Pediatric Level 2 Trauma Center

UMC Children’s Hospital’s Pediatric Level II Trauma Center offers recovery resources for families, such as:

  • Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center’s Center for Superheroes
  • Patient Family Advocacy Council
  • Injury prevention programs
  • Pediatric trauma outreach and education

An integral part of the recovery process is rehabilitation. UMC Children’s Hospital provides inpatient and outpatient options for:

  • Physical therapy
  • Occupational therapy
  • Speech therapy
  • Social services
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