Level I Trauma Center for Children
Together, Gillette Children’s Specialty Healthcare and Regions Hospital work to provide Minnesota’s first Level I Pediatric Trauma Center. Certified by the American College of Surgeons, this advanced facility offers the highest level of care for children and teens who have experienced traumatic injuries.
Conditions Treated at the Level I Pediatric Trauma Center
The children and teens we treat at our level I trauma center often have the following conditions:
- Brain injury and related neurotrauma.
- Spinal cord injury and related neurotrauma.
- Other serious traumatic injuries.
Gillette cares for injured patients under age 16, and Regions Hospital cares for patients 16 and older. This partnership lets us provide exceptional service to children and families in our community.
If your child or teen experiences a critical injury, they will have many complex needs beyond trauma care. At Gillette, you have the benefit of working with some of the nation’s most knowledgeable providers in pediatric intensive care and comprehensive inpatient rehabilitation.
Your child or teen might receive trauma care from specialists in the following areas:
- Child life.
- Neurosciences inpatient care.
- Pediatric intensive care (critical care).
- Pediatrics and general medicine.
- Radiology and imaging.
- Rehabilitation medicine.
- Rehabilitation therapies.
- Ronald McDonald Family Room®
- School services.
- Social work.
We also offer outpatient rehabilitation therapies at our clinics throughout the Twin Cities.