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 2014...
The Trauma Center cared for 12,100 patients and had 2343 admissions.
12% of the Trauma admissions were transferred in from other facilities.
72% of Trauma patients were male and 28% were female.
Patient age distribution: 0-17 yrs: 16%, 18-29 yrs: 28%, 30-49 yrs: 29%, 50+ yrs: 27%
Of the 2343 admissions, 27% were motor vehicle crashes, 18% were motorcycle collisions, 16% were falls, 8% were pedestrians, “Other” was 27%.
11% of our admissions went directly to OR from Resuscitation, while 25% were admitted to Trauma ICU.
25% of our patients had an ISS>15.

The Trauma Center at UMC consists of:
11 Dedicated Resuscitation Beds18 ICU Beds3 Surgical Suites and Diagnostic, Diagnostic and Interventional Angiography

The Trauma Center Staff consists of:
9 Trauma Surgeons1 Pediatric Trauma Surgeons5 Pediatric Intensivists41 Emergency Physicians18 Pediatric Emergency Physicians7 Neurosurgeons17 Orthopaedic Surgeons13 AnesthesiologistsPharmDs3 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, Surgical Residents, Medical Residents, and other Health Care Professionals.

The UMC Trauma / Burn Center services the over 2 million residents 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