Physician Certification & Training
The Trauma Medical Director is trauma fellowship trained and board certified in surgical critical care. All trauma surgeons are board certified and receive trauma-specific continuing education annually. All of the surgeons are ATLS verified and most are instructors.
Comprehensive daily rounds are conducted on all trauma patients by the attending trauma surgeon, residents, trauma nurse practitioner, case manager and the trauma program manager. The team collaborates with the trauma sub-specialists to optimize coordinated care.
Upon discharge, trauma patients receive follow-up care in the Trauma Clinic. This clinic is staffed by an attending trauma surgeon along with the rest of the rounding team.
Injury Prevention/Outreach Program
Focuses on preventable injuries and public/professional education.
On-Campus Rehabilitation Center
Our CARF-accredited rehabilitation center provides patients with intensive therapies to promote optimal recovery.
Mount Carmel Crime and Trauma Assistance Program
Facilitates the recovery process for crime survivors through education, empowerment and therapeutic intervention. Internal and external referrals accepted.
Sexual Assault Certified RNs
To provide comprehensive care for sexual assault survivors, we have a certified Sexual Assault Nurse Examiner (SANE) on staff who works in collaboration with local law enforcement.
Certified Primary Stroke Center
As a Primary Stroke Center designated by the Joint Commission, Mount Carmel West provides the critical care necessary to meet the specialized needs of stroke patients and achieve long-term success in improving outcomes.
Accredited Chest Pain Center
Our Comprehensive Chest Pain Program, which helps quickly distinguish heart attacks from other chest pain causes, has helped Mount Carmel West earn accredited status from the Society of Chest Pain Centers.