Pediatric Trauma Center
CHOC Children’s and Mission Hospital together provide the only Level II pediatric trauma center in South Orange County.
To be designated as a trauma center by the American College of Surgeons, CHOC and Mission Hospital have met strict criteria to provide the highest quality of care to meet all injured pediatric patients’ needs. The trauma center provides 24-hour coverage by board-certified trauma surgeons and quick access to specialties including orthopedic surgery, neurosurgery, anesthesiology, emergency medicine, radiology, plastic surgery, oral and maxillofacial, and critical care. The trauma center also provides injury prevention and education to the community.