Dell Children’s now offers the Central Texas community emergency care at four locations. This gives doctors another referral choice for pediatric patients who need emergency services and advanced trauma care closer to home. Emergency care from Dell Children’s is available at:
- Dell Children’s Medical Center in Austin
- Seton Medical Center Hays in Kyle
- Seton Northwest Hospital in Austin
- Providence Health Center in Waco
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Emergency Room Care at Dell Children’s
The Topfer Emergency Center at Dell Children’s Medical Center of Central Texas offers state-of-the-art pediatric emergency room services to young Central Texans in need.
The Emergency Center, named after the Topfer family, is designed with essential features to support pediatric trauma services. The Center is staffed around the clock by board-certified emergency medicine physicians and nursing staff with special training and experience in pediatric emergency room care. Our Level I Trauma Center is one of just five serving all of Texas. Dell Children’s in Austin is home to the only trauma service that’s specific to pediatric care within a 46-county service region.
Emergency Room Care in Hays County
Seton Medical Center Hays provides emergency pediatric care for residents throughout Hays County. We have extended the same level of high-quality emergency pediatric care to those living south of Austin. Seton Medical Center Hays follows the same pediatric care protocol and Seton Medical Center Hays emergency staff are able to connect to Dell Children’s pediatric emergency medicine physicians and pediatric hospitalists through virtual care technology.
Emergency Room Care in Northwest Austin
We’ve expanded our emergency pediatric services to include Seton Northwest Hospital so we can offer the same high-quality level of care for our neighbors in northwest Austin. Seton Northwest Hospital follows the same protocol for pediatric care as Dell Children’s. Emergency staff can connect with pediatric emergency medicine physicians and pediatric hospitalists at Dell Children’s through virtual care technology.
Emergency Room Care in Waco
Providence follows the Dell Children’s Emergency Care steps for all ER patients that are children. When needed, Providence ER staff are able to talk to Dell Children’s emergency medicine doctors and hospitalists through telemedicine tools for your child’s care. Providence ER staff are trained by nurses and Child Life specialists from Dell Children’s Medical Center to learn bedside skills to help reduce stress that children and families can feel during illness, injury, or being in a hospital.