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How to Access University Hospitals Rainbow Babies & Children’s Hospital’s Pediatric Trauma Specialists

The elite medical team at UH Rainbow Babies & Children’s Hospital’s Pediatric Trauma Center saves lives daily. As a Level I Pediatric Trauma Center, we are uniquely capable of providing pediatric trauma services for critically ill or injured children.

For immediate access to pediatric trauma specialists or to make a referral, please call the Transfer Referral Center at UH Rainbow Babies & Children’s Hospital at 216-844-1111. We keep referring physicians informed throughout the care process and have follow-up protocols to carefully monitor each case for optimal outcomes.

Team Approach for Comprehensive Trauma Care

At UH Rainbow Babies & Children’s Hospital’s Pediatric Trauma Center, we take a team approach to immediate trauma care, with access to clinical care in every pediatric specialty area. We continue to involve a multidisciplinary team of experts through rehabilitation and with follow-up care, prevention and education. Specialized team members include:

  • Trauma specialists
  • Trauma program manager
  • Concussion specialists
  • Physical and occupational therapists
  • Injury prevention specialists
  • Trauma outreach educator

Continuing Education Available at University Hospitals for Trauma Care

University Hospitals offers continuing education and specialized training for a range of adult and pediatric trauma care. We provide training for both Advanced Trauma Life Support (ATLS) and Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS) Training. In addition, we provide expertise on concussions through our Concussion Clinic and Injury Prevention Center with training for school and sports programs.

Emergency Referral Services

Providers can arrange for transfer by contacting the Transfer Referral Center:
216-844-PEDS or 1-800-421-9199

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