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Dayton Children’s: home to the region’s only Level 1 pediatric trauma center

The emergency department staff at Dayton Children’s specializes in one thing: caring for critically ill and injured children. Their experience and training make them uniquely suited to take care of your child in a medical emergency.

Dayton Children’s is home to the region’s only Level 1 pediatric trauma center, and with two convenient locations, you can rest assured that no matter what the emergency, our team is ready to provide the highest quality care. Our team of pediatric emergency medicine physicians and nurses treats over 80,000 sick and injured kids every year. When a child needs care for a complex illness or injury, our team can consult with pediatric physicians from any one of 50+ subspecialty areas at Dayton Children’s.

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If your child is experiencing a medical emergency, call 911, go to the nearest emergency department or call your child’s primary care doctor.

Was your child seen in a Dayton Children’s emergency department or urgent care center in the last 72 hours? If so, please call our outreach nurse directly with any questions or concerns: 937-641-3893.

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Thomas R. Krzmarzick, MD, Division Chief

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Dhritiman Gurkha, MD

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Rachel Burd, DNP, APRN, CPNP-AC

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Emily Arnett, FNP

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Kelly Stiffler, PA-C

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Dana Drazner, MD

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Jason Toews, MD

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Pradeep Padmanabhan, MD

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Shawn Marhelski, PA

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Thomas Tanner, MD, MPH, MA

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Kristen Paddon, MD

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Kristina Kirk, MD

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Laura Lindsay, MD

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Barb Coleman, CNP

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Nicole Scott, PA-C

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Jennifer Mills, MD

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Jonathan Elliott, MD

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Alison Hess, Alison Hess, PA-C

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Hilary Fortkamp, PNP

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Molly Osterhage, MD

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Timothy Phamduy, DO

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Lakshmi Vemuru, MD

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Kent DePue, MD

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Courtney Rowland

Courtney Rowland, MD

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Kelly Koenig, MPAS, PA-C

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Emily Ellis, PNP-PC, MSN

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Kirsten Hillsley, PA

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Margaret Soulen, MD

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Kirsten Hillsley, MPAS, PA-C

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Dale Evans, MD

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Emily Hendrickson, APRN, CNP

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Amanda Myers, MD

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Shelby Watson, PA-C, MPAS

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Crystal Cook, PA

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Lindsey Weisbecker, APN

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Marian Del Vecchio, MD

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Shernaz Wadia, MD

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Cody McMillan

Cody McMillan, PA-C

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Terra Broering, PA-C

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Jeremy Larson, MD

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James Rodeman, PA

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Christine Scholle

Christine Scholle, MPAS, PA-C

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Bonnie Albertini , MSN, CNP

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Gurkha emergency department physician

Ashima Goyal Gurkha, DO

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Annie Bayer, PA-C

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Richard Strait, MD

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Sarah Ferrigno, FNP

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