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.
Looking Back on 2020
The Trauma Center treated approximately 12,000 patients and had about 3,200 admissions.
20% of Trauma admissions were transferred from other facilities.
69% of Trauma patients were male and 31% were female.
25% of admissions were related to falls, 21% were motor vehicle crashes, 18% were penetrating injuries, 8% were motorcycle crashes, 6% were pedestrian accidents, 8% were assaults, and 14% were “Other.”

The Trauma Center at UMC consists of:
11 Dedicated Resuscitation Beds • 18 ICU Beds • 3 Surgical Suites • Diagnostic and Interventional Angiography

Trauma Surgeons • Pediatric Surgeons• Pediatric Intensivists • Emergency Physicians Pediatric Emergency Physicians • Neurosurgeons • Pediatric Neurosurgeons Orthopedic Surgeons • Anesthesiologists • Doctors of Pharmacy • Surgical Critical Care Fellows Acute Care Surgery Fellows • Board Certified Nurse Practitioners •  Nurses, Surgical Residents and Medical Residents dedicated to Trauma ICU, Trauma Resuscitation, Trauma Operating Room and Pediatrics

Highly trained, knowledgeable, and dedicated Trauma ICU, Trauma Resuscitation, Trauma Operating Room, Pediatric Nurses, Surgical Residents, Medical Residents, and othe r Health Care Professionals.

Standing by to receive, stabilize and treat patients in a 10,000-square-mile area, the UMC Trauma Center and Lions Burn Care Center serve those whose lives are threatened by multisystem injuries, brain injuries, spinal cord injuries, orthopedic injuries, burns and those at risk for multisystem organ failure.

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

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