Emergency Services

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The Soin Pediatric Trauma and Emergency Center at Dayton Children's provides care for approximately 65,000 sick and injured children each year. The department is staffed by specially trained pediatric emergency medicine/pediatric specialists 24 hours a day. Support services in the department include a child life therapist and social workers to address the emotional and psychosocial needs of children and their families. Expert pediatric care for urgent and emergent medical, surgical and traumatic conditions is provided to infants, children and young adults up to 21 years of age. Urgent care services are provided by at our Outpatient Care Center - Springboro.

Phone. 937-641-4385
Fax. 937-641-3131

Medical Director: Thomas Krzmarzick, MD

Administrative director: Cindy Burger, RN, MS, NEA-BC 
Administrative manager: Diane Faulkner, RN, BSN, CPEN, CEN

Diagnoses or Conditions Treated

  • Medical emergencies
  • Surgical emergencies
  • Trauma
  • Abuse
  • Burns
  • Poisonings
  • Urgent complaints

Services Available

  • Pediatric trauma team
  • Regional Pediatric Transport Service (Mobile Intensive Care Unit)
  • Access to pediatric subspecialists in approximately 35 subspecialty areas
  • Immediate specialized care for critically ill or injured children
  • Injury Prevention Outreach program

Transport, EMS and Communication Center manager- Dustin Whitaker, RN, BSN
Trauma program manager - Lisa Schwing, RN
EMS / Trauma educator - Heather Koss, RN

Pediatric trauma guidelines poster

Referral Process

Soin Pediatric Trauma and Emergency Center
Phone: 641-4385 or 877-855-PEDS (7337)
Fax: 937-641-3131

Pediatric transport
Phone: 877-855-PEDS (7337)
Fax: 937-641-3131

24 hours a day, seven days a week


Related to : Emergency Medicine.


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