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Maimonides Adult & Children’s Trauma Center

Brooklyn Trauma Center

Available 24/7 to treat life-threatening injuries

Maimonides is now an official New York State Department of Health (DOH) approved Pediatric and Adult Trauma Center.

This recognition certifies that we are equipped to provide the highest level of trauma care, including treating life-threatening injuries that result from serious incidents like falls, car accidents, and gunshot wounds, across all specialties. The DOH only approves the best trauma hospitals, those that meet the highest, nationally recognized standards of care established by the American College of Surgeons – Committee on Trauma.

Trauma Surgery is a division of our Department of Surgery, and our trauma team is available 24 hours a day, 365 days a year to treat serious injuries and emergencies. No matter what time of the day, no matter what day of the week, you can trust Brooklyn’s trauma center to provide the most advanced surgical care to the critically ill and injured.

Brooklyn’s ONLY Pediatric Trauma Center

Children have different medical needs than adults, so it is important that children are seen by specialized experts when they have suffered trauma of any kind.

Pediatric trauma and emergency care are provided in our fully accredited Pediatric Emergency Room.

Our Pediatric Trauma Center in Brooklyn, NY is integrated with the comprehensive medical services we offer for infants, children, and teens at Maimonides Children’s Hospital—Brooklyn’s only accredited Children’s Hospital. We provide a full continuum of care; therefore, your child can receive additional treatment as needed from our specialists.

Expanding Emergency Care in Brooklyn

If you are seriously injured, every second counts. That’s why Emergency Medical Services (EMS) responders transport critically injured patients to the nearest trauma center. Reducing the amount of time between injury and receiving medical treatment is crucial when it comes to improving outcomes.

The Maimonides Trauma Center significantly expands access to the highest level emergency trauma services for individuals and families in Brooklyn. As a level 1 trauma center, we’re equipped to provide the full range of 24-hour emergency care to the local community.

The ER team at Maimonides cares for over 100,000 patients each year, treating a wide range of illnesses and injuries in a state-of-the-art setting.

The Emergency Department serves a range of needs, including adult critical care, adult acute care, pediatric care, and psychiatric care. Our trauma doctors in Brooklyn, NY are trained to provide the latest diagnostic techniques and life-saving procedures. We also have a dedicated Psychiatric ER staffed by psychiatrists, psychologists, nurses, and social workers, with full-time coverage by security personnel. Open 24 hours a day, this specialized facility provides privacy and confidentiality to psychiatric patients in need of emergency trauma therapy.