Pediatric Emergency Medicine

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Pediatric Emergency Medicine physicians at University of Minnesota Children’s Hospital provide a range of medical care for ill and injured children. They treat acute medical conditions — major and minor injuries — and complications that result from chronic illnesses such as asthma and diabetes. Our pediatric Emergency Medicine physicians also are part of the Trauma Services team, which provides Level III trauma care to children and adolescents. Part of the Pediatric Emergency Medicine team is a Child-Family Life specialist who provides services for children and adolescents who need emergency care.

Our Pediatric Emergency Medicine physicians are board-certified in pediatrics and pediatric emergency medicine. They are leaders in pediatric emergency education including Pediatric Advanced Life Support and the Pediatric Mock Code Program. Our Pediatric Emergency Medicine physicians also conduct and participate in various research studies that aim to improve emergency-care treatments and services.

Emergency Medicine at University of Minnesota Children's Hospital provides care to infants, children, teens and young adults with convenient, around-the-clock access to pediatric subspecialty services.


  • Acute medical conditions
    • Allergic reactions
    • Dehydration
    • Difficulty breathing
    • High or persistent fevers
    • Infections
    • Seizures
  • Complications of chronic illnesses
    • Asthma
    • Diabetes
  • Major injuries
    • Conditions resulting from major motor vehicle crashes or falls
    • Fractures
    • Head injuries
  • Minor injuries
    • Animal bites
    • Cuts
    • Sprains
  • Poisoning or overdoses

Clinics & Providers


Central Scheduling: 612.672.7422

Provider Referrals: 612.672.7000

Administrative Offices: 612.884.0600

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