Our Emergency Center is a Level 1 pediatric trauma center
Texas Children's Emergency Center provides a complete range of services to the greater Houston community, treating children with both medical and surgical emergencies.
As a Level 1 pediatric trauma center, the Emergency Center collaborates with pediatric surgical subspecialties in caring for children with a broad spectrum of traumatic injuries and also serves as a referral center for children who are victims of assault and other violent crimes. In addition, our urgent care center provides services for less severely ill children.
Texas Children's Emergency Center, the largest pediatric emergency center in South Central Texas, has 50 beds and 18 observation beds and is open 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. Seeing nearly 85,000 patients annually, the center is staffed by full-time, board-certified pediatric emergency medicine physicians and pediatric nurses, along with ancillary services such as child-life specialists, social workers, sexual abuse nurse examiners, Spanish translators and respiratory therapists.
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