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Trauma Services

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We provide specialized care to patients who meet established criteria for Trauma Team activation or patients referred to Children’s for pediatric trauma care.

  • Trauma care provided ranges from the initial assessment in the Trauma Room, the Emergency Department, and/or
    one of the Critical Care Units through the Rehabilitation phase of inpatient care, and continues through outpatient
    clinic follow-up.
  • Patient population ranges from newborn to 15 years old.
  • Sedation for diagnostic or therapeutic procedures on trauma patients will be done in the Emergency Department
    Minor Procedure Room or the Admission unit under the supervision of qualifi ed sedation providers.


Our Team


Robert Russell, MD, MPH
General Surgery/Trauma Medical Director


Adam Lansdon, BSN, RN
Trauma Coordinator


Lillie Williams, RHIT
Trauma Registrar


General Surgery Team


Serving pediatric trauma patients in Alabama and surrounding areas 24/7

The Trauma Service Office (Coordinator and Registrar) is staffed M-F 7:00-3:30.BRHFC.jpg

Trauma Service is provided in the following:

  • Resuscitation/Trauma Rooms (TR)
  • Emergency Department (ED)
  • Pediatric Intensive Care Unit (PICU)
  • Special Care Unit (SCU)
  • Burn Unit (BU)
  • Acute Care fl oors
  • Operating Room as required

Who Are We and What Do We Do?