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Trauma center

Trauma centers provide highly-trained physicians, specialists, critical care nurses and support staff who are available around the clock to care for your most serious healthcare needs. Trauma centers often provide burn care for individuals suffering from minor to severe burns.

Level II Trauma Center in Asheville, North Carolina

It's upsetting when you need trauma care. Our team understands this, and gives you the fast, safe and effective treatment you need.

Mission Hospital's Level II Trauma Center team stabilizes and treats your critical injury or condition. We also provide advanced services such as regional emergency room coordination and transportation.

Related specialties

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Types of traumatic injuries we treat

Traumatic injuries can often be life-threatening injuries. This makes them complex to treat. Our expert trauma surgeons are familiar with this complexity, and are prepared to handle a wide range of critical issues, including:

  • Abdominal injuries
  • Amputations
  • Burns
  • Crush injuries
  • Dislocations
  • Fractures
  • Intracranial injuries
  • Multiple injuries
  • Open wounds
  • Pelvis injuries
  • Poisonings
  • Soft tissue injuries
  • Spinal cord injuries
  • Surgical complications
  • Thoracic injuries
  • Trauma-related wounds
  • Vascular injuries

Trauma care services we offer

Our hospital is the only state-designated Level II Trauma Center serving the Western North Carolina communities. We treat the most severe injuries across the region.

Orthopedic (ortho) trauma services

Treating ortho traumas is one of our specialties. With a team that includes first responders, emergency physicians, orthopedic surgeons, critical care nurses and support staff, we work to get you back to health. Our experts take a team-based approach to patient care, drawing on the experience of a multidisciplinary medical team and offering care 24/7. Our orthopedic trauma surgeons also offer specialized services to help heal severe musculoskeletal injuries.

Emergency transport services

Our hospital is a part of a robust emergency management system and team that uses the latest medical advances. We also participate in disaster preparation as a member of the Mountain Area Health Preparation Coalition, which coordinates trauma care throughout the region. To get you from a remote location to medical care, we utilize the Mountain Area Medical Airlift (MAMA) service. These helicopters are staffed with teams experienced in all types of emergencies and trauma. They are well-known in the region for their safe and rapid response.

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