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Trauma Services

LEVEL II PEDIATRIC TRAUMA CENTER:

In 2012, Children’s Hospital and Medical Center received national verification as a level II pediatric trauma center from the American College of Surgeons (ACS) and State of Nebraska designation.  We are the only hospital in the region dedicated solely to pediatric care with ACS verification.  More children die of injury than of all other causes combined.  Effective care of injured children requires a comprehensive and inclusive approach that recognizes childhood injury as a major public health problem, identifies effective strategies for prevention, improves systems of emergency medical care for children, and provides the highest quality of pediatric trauma care.  Injured children require special resources dedicated to their care.

  • We use treatment guidelines that are based on evidence-based research.
  • We serve as a regional resource for pediatric trauma care and education.
  • Treatment plans are individually based on the patient.
  • Physicians and nurses have completed advanced pediatric trauma care training.
  • Family centered care
  • Injury Prevention Programs

Trauma worker OUR TEAM:  Available night and day- 7 days a week.

Our call center is available 24-hours to pediatric specialists for physician-to-physician consults, referrals, admissions, and transport services. To contact the call center, please call 855-850-KIDS.

Jaime C. Mukherjee, MSN, APRN, PCNS-BC
Trauma Program Manager
jmukherjee@childrensomaha.org
402-955-5131

Shahab F. Abdessalam, M.D.
Clinical Director, Trauma
trauma@childrensomaha.org
402-955-7400

Tiffany Simon, BSN, RN, CCRN, CPST
Trauma Outreach Coordinator
trauma@childrensomaha.org
402-955-6583


Pediatric cardiothoracic surgeons Pediatric orthopedic surgeons
Pediatric ophthalmology specialist Plastic surgery
Behavioral health specialists Pediatric radiologists
Pediatric pulmonologist Pediatric anesthesiology
Respiratory therapists Registered nurses
Pediatric psychologists Pediatric neurosurgeons
Pediatric trauma surgeons Support team, including social work, child life specialists, and chaplains

Children’s Hospital & Medical Center is a Verified Level II Trauma Center