Trauma Facts in Five
University Medical Center is the first and only hospital in Nevada to achieve a Level I Trauma and Pediatric Level II Trauma verified by the American College of the Surgeon and designated by the State.
In 2012...
The Trauma Center cared for 12,051 patients and had 2,769 admissions
13% of the Trauma admissions were transferred in from other facilities.
74% of Trauma patients were male and 26% were female
Patient age distribution: 0-17 years: 12%, 18-29 years: 29%, 30-49 years: 32%, 50+ years: 27%
Of the 2,769 admissions, 29% were motor vehicle crashes, 13% were motorcycle collisions, 14% were falls, 9% were pedestrians, “Other” was 35%
12% of our admissions went directly to OR from Resuscitation, while 26% were admitted to Trauma ICU
27% of our patients had an ISS>15

The Trauma Center at UMC consists of:
Dedicated 11 Resuscitation Beds18 ICU Beds3 Surgical Suites Angiography Suite CT Scanner

The Trauma Center Staff consists of:
7 Trauma Surgeons2 Pediatric Trauma Surgeons4 Pediatric Intensivists23 Emergency Physicians18 Pediatric Emergency Physicians10 Neurosurgeons1 Pediatric Neurosurgeon23 Orthopaedic Surgeons13 AnesthesiologistsPharmDs2 Surgical Critical Care Fellows2 Acute Care Surgery Fellows1 Board Certified Nurse Practitioner

Highly trained, knowledgeable, and dedicated Trauma ICU, Trauma Resuscitation, Trauma Operating Room, Pediatric Nurses, averaging over 15 years of experience, Surgical Residents, Medical Residents, and other Health Care Professionals.

The Trauma Center services over 2 million population of Clark County and the 40 million visitors per year. Service area consists of 10,000 square miles including Southern Nevada, parts of California, Utah, and Arizona.

In conjunction with the University of Nevada School of Medicine Trauma Research Institute, we have obtained the following federally funded grants:
EMSC-Emergency Medical Services for Children
Office of Naval Research Department of Defense
Nevada Office of Traffic Safety Center for Traffic Safety Research