Trauma Service

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Ambulance leaving the Soin Pediatric Trauma and Emergency Center at Dayton Children's.

Dayton Children’s trauma team provides specialized care for injured children in the Miami Valley region. The trauma team is available 24 hours a day to direct emergency resuscitation of critically injured children. Our service cares for injuries resulting from motor vehicle crashes, burns, falls, animal bites, assaults, bicycle accidents, recreational activities and child abuse.

Dayton Children’s trauma center is verified as a level II pediatric trauma center by the committee on trauma of the American College of Surgeons—the only verified pediatric trauma center in the region.

Trauma Services We Offer

  • Pediatric trauma team
  • Immediate, specialized care for children suffering multisystem injuries
  • Pediatric mobile intensive care unit
  • Injury prevention outreach program
  • Access to pediatric subspecialists in approximately 35 subspecialty areas
  • Trauma registry

Meet Our Trauma Team 

Medical Director: David P. Meagher Jr, MD
Director: Cindy Burger, RN, MS, NBA-BC
Trauma coordinator: Lisa Schwing, RN




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Upcoming Events

Free bike helmets will be given out as part of the Monroe Bike Rodeo this year.

The 1st Annual Logan X. Hess Stop Child Abuse Poker Run and Car Show will take place August 3. The ride begins at the Piqua American Legion and ends at Edison Community College. The car show will be at Edison Community College.

West Carrollton Police will be on hand to insure proper fit for all bike helmets.

Sample the distinctive flavors of the many cultures of Old North Dayton while enjoying entertainment, children's activities and a bicycle decoration competition for ages 9-16. All bike entries MUST be registered with the Dayton Police in advance at or at the Festival at 5:30 PM.

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Our Services

Pediatric experts in more than 35 specialty areas


The Children's Medical Center of Dayton Dayton Children's
The Right Care for the Right Reasons

One Children's Plaza - Dayton, Ohio - 45404-1815