Burn and Trauma Care

Children's Mercy Hospitals and Clinics operates the only designated Level I Pediatric Trauma Center and the only burn unit devoted exclusively to pediatric patients between St. Louis and Denver.

Our multidisciplinary teams offer a full continuum of burn and trauma services, encompassing everything from treatment upon initial injury to post-discharge follow-up.

Burn and Trauma Staff

The Burn and Trauma Staff includes board-certified surgeons, a wide variety of specialists, subspecialists and ancillary services, all available 24 hours per day. Our outcomes for pediatric trauma patients is above the national average.

The staff includes surgeons, nurse practitioners, and nursing staff who are specialists in burn care; physical therapists and occupational therapists who monitor exercises and positioning; nutritionists who minimize weight loss and oversee dietary needs to promote healing; child life specialists who provide emotional support ;and social workers who facilitate support throughout the community.

This holistic approach assures that both inpatients and outpatients find comfort and heal as quickly as possible.

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