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Operating the largest burn center in Illinois and a regional leader in burn care, Loyola Medicine delivers clinically integrated care for the most complex cases. Loyola’s outstanding success rates and multidisciplinary approach are recognized by the American College of Surgeons and American Burn Association. The “Loyola Burn Unit” is one of the busiest burn centers in the Midwest, and Loyola Medicine’s specialists have vast experience providing medical and surgical treatments for burns and trauma.

Loyola University Medical Center is also a Level 1 Trauma Center.

Loyola University Medical Center
2160 S. First Ave.
Maywood, IL 60153


Pediatric Burns and Trauma
National Leader in Burn, Trauma and Emergency Treatments

Thousands of children suffer burn-related injuries each year, and scalding liquids are the most common cause. Loyola Medicine is regarded as a regional and national leader in burn, trauma and emergency care and a committed advocate in the effort to reduce pediatric burn injuries.

Loyola’s burn and trauma team offers comprehensive services for young patients with critical illnesses and injuries, including:

Burns, including chemical, electrical and scald burns
Child abuse
Gunshot injuries
Injuries from falls
Motor vehicle accidents
Serious fractures
Serious skin infections
Sports injuries
Traumatic wounds

The Burn Center at Loyola is one of the busiest in the Midwest, treating 700 patients annually in the hospital and another 3,500 patients each year in its clinic. About 40 percent of these patients are children, according to Loyola’s official website.

The Burn Center at Loyola was awarded verification by the American College of Surgeons (ACS) and the American Burn Association (ABA). This recognition is granted only to those programs that have met and exceeded the ACS and ABA standards and review.

Loyola’s pediatric burn and trauma specialists understand the unique needs of children and ensure that each child receives comprehensive, individualized care. Loyola’s clinicians welcome families to be involved in all aspects of diagnosis, treatment and recovery; they are available to answer any questions and address any concerns you might have, according to their website.

If a child is hospitalized, dedicated social workers and a child life specialist are trained to care for their special needs, helping ease the child’s anxiety and managing the emotional effects of hospitalization. Chaplain services are also available at all times.

EMERGENCY Entrance on west side of medical campus off of 5th Avenue south of 13th Street in Maywood.

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