Our Care

UMC Children’s Hospital offers a complete range of health care services for children from birth to 18 years of age. It is home to Pediatric Specialists with a wide range of areas of expertise. They are supported by sophisticated technology and caring ancillary staff that allows them to deliver the best care.

UMC Children’s Hospital strongly believes in and advocates for high-quality, cost-effective primary and specialty care services to fit the needs of children.

Pediatric Trauma Center

UMC Children’s Hospital is the only Level II Pediatric Trauma Center in Nevada. Injured children brought here are cared for in a state-of-the-art trauma center.

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Organ Transplant Center

UMC Children’s Hospital is the only center in Nevada, approved by the Center for Medicare Services for solid organ transplants. Presently, kidney transplants are performed in association with the University of Utah Health Care Transplant Center.

Lions Burn Care Center

The only Burn Care Center certified by the State of Nevada provides care for patients with burns at the UMC Children’s Hospital. The Burn Care Unit is staffed by highly-trained personnel.

Pediatric Sedation Services

The Pediatric Sedation Service is the only one of its kind in the state. UMC Children’s Hospital provides safe, effective, and efficient sedation for children undergoing tests or procedures such as MRI, CT scan, EEG, kidney or liver biopsy. UMC Children’s Hospital has a dedicated suite specially designed for this purpose. The Pediatric Sedation Services team is comprised of the Pediatric Intensivists, a Critical Care nurse, and a nurse assistant. Use of this service has led to better procedure outcomes and fewer repeated tests.