Traumatic Conditions We Treat

Board-certified and fellowship-trained trauma surgeons and physicians at Arkansas Children’s Trauma Services treat a diverse range of emergency conditions in infants, toddlers, children and adolescents, including:

  • Orthopedic injuries (includes long bone and spine)
  • Soft tissue injuries requiring reconstructive surgery
  • Thoracic and abdominal injuries
  • Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI)

Additional Conditions Seen in Pediatric Trauma

Although rare in children, additional conditions we treat in our pediatric trauma services include:

  • Airway injuries
  • Hand re-implantation
  • Lung injuries, requiring cardiopulmonary bypass or ECMO support
  • Spinal cord injuries
  • Vascular injuries requiring reconstruction 

Latest Advancements in Diagnostic Testing and Treatment

To determine the underlying diagnosis and treat each pediatric patient, our skilled trauma specialists use a range of specialized techniques and procedures, including: 

  • Complex orthopedic and spine reconstruction
  • Comprehensive in-house rehabilitation services
  • Emergency operations for life-threatening injuries
  • Microvascular re-implantation
  • Pediatric Critical Care services with advance neurological monitoring
  • Plastics and craniofacial reconstruction