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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.

Dedicated trauma center

Severe injuries need attentive care from skilled trauma specialists.

At Mission Health, the specialists in our Level II Trauma Center in Western North Carolina are here to treat your most severe injuries with advanced, concentrated surgical care. Our goal is to provide access to the resources you need, including board-certified, highly skilled providers.

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Trauma conditions we treat

We can treat a wide range of traumatic injuries and conditions, including:

  • Abdominal injuries
  • Burns
  • Crush injuries
  • Dislocations
  • Fractures
  • Intracranial injuries
  • Open wounds
  • Pelvis injuries
  • Poisonings and toxicity
  • Soft tissue injuries
  • Spinal cord injuries
  • Sprains and strains
  • Surgical complications
  • Thoracic injuries
  • Vascular injuries

Our trauma unit

When you need specialized emergency care, our team of trauma care professionals is ready to intervene using the intensive treatments you need to properly recover.

Trauma and acute care surgery

Our trauma care system was established to ensure that serious injuries receive stabilization, transport and high-quality care during the most critical scenarios. With the only designated Level II Trauma Center — located in Mission Hospital — in the region, we have a coordinated network of providers. This includes first-responders, emergency physicians and trauma surgeons. By working together, we provide exceptional treatments for traumatic conditions every hour of every day.

The services of our trauma unit include:

  • Care for multiple injuries
  • Complicated medical care
  • Emergency amputations
  • Emergency general surgery
  • Forensic nurse examiners (FNEs)
  • Mountain Area Medical Airlift (MAMA)
  • Wound care

Our trauma center

We provide care to patients experiencing trauma, serious burns and injuries. Our fast-acting team of physicians are in-house and are able to provide lifesaving procedures around the clock.

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