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If your child suffers a traumatic injury, you want a hospital that is well equipped and experienced in pediatric trauma care. Riley at IU Health is home to the only Level I Pediatric Trauma Center in Indiana. Your child will receive the highest level of care in a center specifically designed for children with traumatic injuries.
Riley at IU Health's commitment to comprehensive trauma care extends throughout the entire hospital. The most experienced trauma surgeons, as well as specialists in emergency medicine, critical care and anesthesia, are available in the hospital at all times. Patients benefit from immediate access to the most highly qualified experts. Specialists from every field of pediatric medicine and surgery are always on call.
Riley at IU Health is one of a select number of children’s hospitals in the country that is verified as a Level I Pediatric Trauma Center by the American College of Surgeons (ACS). Our pediatric trauma center meets or exceeds the rigorous standards set by the ACS. An on-site review every three years verifies our department's quality. Participation in this elite group of trauma centers keeps our team on the leading edge of trauma care practices and helps us meet the unique needs of children with traumatic injuries.
The impact of the Trauma Department at Riley at IU Health extends across Indiana through injury prevention programs and training for emergency and hospital personnel throughout the region.
We offer a number of different Trauma services. Below are some, but not all, of the services that we provide. If you have a question about a specific service that is not listed here, please contact our department.
The Trauma at Riley at IU Health provides the following forms for parents, healthcare providers and personnel. We have also curated relevant resources from other websites and provided links with brief descriptions of the information that is available.
We provide multispecialty care for a number of conditions. Below are links to our related programs.
We provide multispecialty care for a number of conditions. Below are links to our related departments.
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As Indiana's only Level I Pediatric Trauma Center, you can be confident that your patient will receive highly skilled clinical care through the Trauma Department at Riley at IU Health. To transfer a patient to Riley at IU Health, please contact our 24/7 Transfer Center at 1.877.44RILEY (877.447.4539).