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Pediatric Trauma Expertise for Life-Saving Care

As the only Pediatric Trauma Center in Central California, Valley Children’s Hospital is designated as a Level II Pediatric Trauma Center, verified by the American College of Surgeons. Supporting the 13-county regional trauma system, Valley Children's is the area leader providing dedicated pediatric trauma care for children, including the most complex injuries.

Our plastic and reconstructive surgery team is an integral part of the skilled pediatric trauma team, providing the expertise and precise management of life-saving pediatric trauma treatment. For facial injuries due to accidents or falls, our craniofacial experts care for a range of facial trauma, including:

  • Bone repair for facial form
  • Muscles for functional movement
  • Nerves for facial movement
  • Skin and soft tissues

Valley Children’s skillfully coordinates the medical transport team with all pediatric specialists that may be needed, including trauma surgeons and emergency physicians, neurologists, neurosurgeons, orthopaedic surgeons and radiologists, as well as our pediatric plastic and reconstructive team - so we’re ready for any emergency. Our goal is your goal – to minimize any lasting effects of your child’s injury. 

Specialization in Burn Reconstruction at Valley Children’s

Our board-certified and fellowship-trained plastic and reconstructive surgeons and specialized, surgical credentialed trauma team provide expert burn reconstruction for our young burn patients. Valley Children’s Healthcare provides expert care for any traumatic or post-traumatic surgery needs, including:

  • Facial scarring
  • Hand scarring
  • Pediatric wound care
  • Reconstructive surgery for burns that have healed
  • Surgery to repair scarring that affects function

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