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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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Lisa-kay Clarke, MS, APRN, CPNP-AC

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Kirsten Hillsley, PA

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Shawn Marhelski, PA

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Crystal Cook, PA

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Margaret Soulen, MD

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Kirsten Hillsley, MPAS, PA-C

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Lindsey Weisbecker, APN

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Kelly Koenig, MPAS, PA-C

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Susan K. Henry, MD

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Keyna Austin, MSN, APRN, FNP-C

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Kristen Paddon, MD

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Kent DePue, MD

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Shernaz Wadia, MD

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Emily Ellis, PNP-PC, MSN

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Dale Evans, MD

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Kelly Stiffler, PA-C

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James Rodeman, PA

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Shannon Golden, MD

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Amanda Myers, MD

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Bonnie Albertini , MSN, CNP

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Laura Lindsay, MD

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Kristina Kirk, MD

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Terra Broering, PA-C

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Erin Ritchey, PA-C

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Alison Hess, Alison Hess, PA-C

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April Bunn, MD

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Diana V Yepes, MD

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Richard Strait, MD

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Emily Hendrickson, APRN, CNP

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Marian Del Vecchio, MD

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Shafee Salloum, MD

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Shelby Watson, PA-C, MPAS

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Yagnaram Ravichandran, MD

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Jason Toews, MD

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Dana Drazner, MD

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Jeremy Larson, MD

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Barb Coleman, CNP

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Pradeep Padmanabhan, MD

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Lakshmi Vemuru, MD

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Emily Arnett, FNP

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Hilary Fortkamp, PNP

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