Little Emergencies shouldn't wait

Rocky Mountain Hospital for Children at TMCA

The experts at Rocky Mountain Hospital for Children at The Medical Center of Aurora provide care for babies, children and teens. Our pediatric specialists have office locations throughout the south Denver metro area, providing routine care, such as wellness check-ups/vaccinations and treatment of general injury and illness.

Pediatric Emergencies in Aurora: We're Close. We're Fast.

When accidents happen after hours, we are here to help. With welcoming, friendly decor and kid-sized equipment, we make the experience as easy, fast and comfortable as possible-- for your child and for you!

Don't wait! Our wait times are often less than 30 minutes. Check the bar above for an up-to-the-minute ER Wait Time estimate.

"Ouchless" ER

Rocky Mountain Hospital for Children at The Medical Center of Aurora offers an "ouchless ER," which includes:

  • Tools for sedation to provide relaxation and comfort for patients
  • Pain-free IV starts
  • A coordinated and concentrated effort to reduce pain and anxiety for both kids and their parents

Should I Take My Child to the ER?

Deciding when to take your child to the ER can be tricky. You want the best care for your child, but you also don’t want to overreact for every little ache and pain. We typically treat kids with symptoms such as:

  • Severe Abdominal Pain
  • Head Injuries
  • Sports Injuries
  • Excessive Bleeding
  • Difficulty Breathing
  • High Fevers

Still aren't sure? Check your child's symptoms

OTC Mediation Dosing Charts for Kids

Kids ER Open When You Need It Most

The Medical Center of Aurora Pediatric Care

Main Campus ER
150.1 S. Potomac Street
Aurora, CO 80012

Our main campus ER is an affiliate of Rocky Mountain Hospital for Children, offering specialized pediatric equipment and rooms as well as board-certified pediatric emergency physicians and specialized pediatric nurses.

If your child requires continuing care, he/she would be transferred to Rocky Mountain Hospital for Children. Here, your child has access to:

  • the most advanced pediatric OR in the entire country
  • a leading Pediatric Intensive Care Unit
  • access to a full spectrum of pediatric specialists

Our board-certified emergency pediatric physicians are available when your pediatrician’s office is closed!

Monday-Friday: 4:00 p.m. to 12 a.m.
Weekends: 2 p.m. to 12 a.m.

Centennial Medical Plaza ER
14200 E. Arapahoe Road
Centennial, CO 80112

Saddle Rock ER
22500 E. Dry Creek Road
Aurora, CO 80016

Get care fast… and close to home! Our free-standing emergency rooms at Centennial Medical Plaza and Saddle Rock ER are part of the Rocky Mountain Hospital for Children System of Pediatric Care. At these locations, children are treated by experienced board-certified emergency physicians as well as nurses specially trained in pediatric care. If your child requires further care, he/she would be transferred to Rocky Mountain Hospital for Children.

The Centennial Medical Plaza ER and the Saddle Rock ER are open 24 hours/day, 7 days/week.