/ Emergency and Trauma Care
From the moment an emergency medical situation happens to your child, we are ready to help with the highest level of children’s medical care possible.
We’re proud to have the only pediatric emergency department in West Michigan, which is designed specifically for kids and staffed by experts in pediatric emergency medicine. We even offer a free valet parking service so you can focus on your child and leave the parking to us.
Our specially trained pediatric emergency medicine staff are ready 24/7 to care for your child.
We’re also a Level I trauma center, with a pediatric trauma care team that provides care for severe injuries. We are recognized as experts in pediatric trauma and burn care with specially trained physicians and nurses available 24 hours a day to care for unexpected or severe injuries.
Should your child require admission to the hospital from the emergency department, our dedicated pediatric specialists will provide attentive and child-friendly care.
Our Injury Prevention Program is the lead agency for Safe Kids Greater Grand Rapids, helping the community with tips, education and safety events to keep your child safe.
Our team is led by a dedicated group of board-certified pediatric emergency medicine physicians. Our nurses and other team members all have special interest, knowledge and training in the emergency medical care of children. We work closely with all other specialty and subspecialty departments at Helen DeVos Children's Hospital, including radiology, surgery and child life services, to provide coordinated, comprehensive and kid-friendly care.
Our pediatric critical care unit, or PCCU, provides around-the-clock care for infants, children and teens with traumatic injuries or life-threatening illnesses, and recovery care services for children after surgery.
Our pediatric emergency medicine department provides highly specialized, emergency care for infants, children and teens who are ill or injured.
We want to help keep your child safe. Our injury prevention program offers education and safety events to help prevent injuries at home, at play and much more
We’re a Level I trauma center, which means the highest level of medical care possible is right here for your child.