Patient Care

Emergency department nurse
Emergency department nurse

Pediatric emergency medicine faculty and fellows provide emergency services at Children's Medical Center Dallas for more than 110,000 patients each year, with an additional 27,000 patients treated annually at the Children’s Medical Center Legacy campus. This is the only Level 1 pediatric trauma center in North Texas, and one of the busiest pediatric emergency medicine clinical services in the country. As the pediatric trauma center for Dallas County, we provide emergency care for a variety of complex problems in children with special health care needs. Seventy thousand of the patients seen annually in the emergency department are high acuity level, and the average admission rate is 25 percent.

Two of our pediatric emergency medicine faculty, Sing-Yi Feng, M.D., Assistant Professor, and Collin Goto, M.D., Associate Professor, are also certified toxicologists. They manage a special Lead Poisoning Clinic at Children’s and provide toxicology consultation service to Children’s and Parkland.

The emergency center serves as the clinical laboratory for the division faculty, where more than a dozen investigative studies are ongoing and designed to answer critical questions that will improve the care provided to children in crisis. Study themes include treatment of respiratory diseases, pain management and sedation, injury epidemiology, noninvasive monitoring, and brain injury research.

Learn more about the excellence of our pediatric emergency patient care.