Arnold Palmer Hospital

The Children's Emergency Department & Trauma Center at Arnold Palmer Hospital for Children is the first in Central Florida to provide emergency care exclusively to children and is part of the only Level One Trauma Center in the area. This premier facility features a dedicated team committed to evaluating and treating children who have experienced severe, life-threatening injuries and all types of medical and surgical emergencies. By providing the most advanced, lifesaving care for kids of all ages, our team of specialty physicians is able to treat every child and every problem, every day. 

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The Bert Martin's Champions for Children Emergency Department & Trauma Center includes:

  • 33-bed Children's Emergency Department
    • 4 Resuscitation / Trauma Beds
    • 29 Acute Care Beds
      • All private with television and telephone
    • 3 treatment pods with separate nursing stations
    • 2 large nursing triage suites
    • Children's play area in safe view of parents and staff
    • 23,500 square feet 
    • Cost: $11 million; project is fully funded by philanthropic support
    • Only Level One Pediatric Trauma Center in Central Florida
    • 4 Resuscitation / Trauma Rooms
      • Able to accommodate multiple trauma patients simultaneously 
      • State of the art technology and equipment available to accommodate all types of traumatic injuries 
      • Immediate access to Pediatric trauma surgeons and sub-specialists 

  • Academic Faculty
    • 25 members faculty 
      • 6 Pediatric Emergency Medicine boarded 
      • 1 Dual boarded in the Emergency Room and Pediatric Emergency Medicine 
      • 2 Emergency Medicine and Pediatrics boarded 
      • 17 Emergency Medicine boarded 
      • 3 are dual boarded in Toxicology 
      • 2 sub-boarded in Emergency Ultrasonography 
      • 1 Assistant Orange County EMS Director 
      • 2 research directors 
      • 2 sub-boarded in critical care 
    • Academic appointments with the University of Florida (UF) and Florida State University (FSU) 
    • Full time teaching duties with Arnold Palmer Hospital’s Pediatric Residency Program (41 residents) and Orlando Regional Medical Center’s Emergency Medicine Program (36 residents), as well as medical students from FSU and elsewhere 

  • Service to Central Florida
    • The Arnold Palmer Children's Emergency Department and Trauma Center treated more than 50,000 patients in 2011.
    • Arnold Palmer Hospital serves 16 counties in and around Central Florida as well as international visitors
    • Patient satisfaction consistently ranks among the highest in the region