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Trauma Center


Mount Carmel West is an Adult Level II Trauma Center, which offers patients immediate, life-saving care 24 hours a day, seven days a week. Our Trauma Center is verified by the American College of Surgeons, who validates that our program meets national standards and recognizes our ability and commitment to provide comprehensive care for critically injured patients.

Expert Trauma Service Team

Our trauma service team consists of an attending trauma surgeon, senior surgical resident, junior surgical resident, nurse practitioner, case manager and trauma program manager. The trauma surgeons perform a large volume of elective and acute care surgery and possess additional experience in surgical critical care, advanced laparoscopic techniques, vascular surgery and even battlefield surgery. This specialized in-house team of experts work with our emergency department physicians, neurosurgeons, orthopedic surgeons, thoracic and vascular surgeons, ear, nose and throat surgeons, maxillofacial surgeons, and critical care intensivists, cardiologists, radiologists, hospitalists and rehabilitation specialists to provide immediate, interdisciplinary, comprehensive care.

Simplified Patient Transfers

All trauma transfers are accepted to Mount Carmel West with just one call. Simply dial 614-234-5678. The ED physician will accept your transfer and we will do the rest. If you would like to speak directly to the on-call trauma surgeon, we will arrange the call back. Mount Carmel West is equipped for trauma patient arrival 24 hours a day by either helicopter or ambulance.

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