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Management of Pediatric Trauma

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If this is an emergency, please call 911 right away.

No matter how careful we are as parents, sometimes our children are seriously injured. If that happens, our specially trained pediatric trauma team provides the highest level of emergency medical care. Our trauma program is designated by the state of Michigan and verified by the American College of Surgeons as a Level I Pediatric Trauma Center. In fact, we are one of just a few verified Level I Pediatric Trauma Centers in the United States.

With experts for every type of care available to help alongside our trauma teams, our trauma center is able to provide complete, exceptional care for your child.

Your child may be brought here by ambulance or special Aero Med Spectrum Health helicopter. Aero Med at Spectrum Health is the leader in air transport and critical care patient management and provides helicopter transport services for pediatric and neonatal patients to Helen DeVos Children’s Hospital. We are the leader in air transport and critical care patient management. Aero Med’s full-time, physician-staffed program is nationally recognized and accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of Medical Transport Systems (CAMTS).