A Leader in ER and Trauma Care for Kids in Central Florida


In the event of sudden illness or injury, your family can count on the Bert Martin’s Champions for Children Emergency Department & Trauma Center at Orlando Health Arnold Palmer Hospital for Children. At the only Level One Trauma Center in Central Florida, your child will have a dedicated pediatric medicine team experienced in treating all types of medical and surgical emergencies, including the most severe, life-threatening injuries.

Led by doctors who are fellowship-trained and board-certified in pediatric emergency medicine, our experienced clinical team includes pediatric emergency nurses, pediatric surgeons, pediatric critical care physicians, pediatric respiratory therapists and pediatric anesthesiologists. On-site radiologists are on campus 24/7 to help diagnose and prioritize your child’s needs.

Children cared for at Orlando Health Arnold Palmer have access to an entire spectrum of specialists to address any pediatric health condition — from serious traumatic injuries or overwhelming infections — to chronic conditions such as congenital heart disease, gastrointestinal diseases, asthma, diabetes or cancer. When you choose Orlando Health Arnold Palmer for your child’s medical needs, you can rest assured you have chosen the best pediatric care available anywhere.

If you, or someone you know, are experiencing a life-threatening emergency, go directly to the ER or dial 9-1-1 immediately.

The online scheduling tool is intended for conditions that are non life-or limb-threatening.

New! Check-In Online for the ER

  • Choose an estimated treatment time.
  • Click the “Check-In” button.
  • Complete a short secure form.
  • We’ll send a confirmation with directions and details.

*The online scheduling tool is intended for conditions that are non life-or limb-threatening.

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ER, Urgent Care or Pediatrician?

When should you take your child to the ER versus visiting an urgent care center or your child’s pediatrician? Our handy guide can help you make that decision. Fill in the form to download our free guide listing conditions that should be treated by an ER, an urgent care center or your pediatrician.