Trauma treatment center in Jacksonville, FL

Not every hospital is prepared to treat trauma patients, but at Memorial Hospital Jacksonville, we have a specially trained team to care for these serious emergencies. As a Level II Trauma Center, we have the proven expertise and equipment to provide a higher level of care for the most critically injured patients.

If you or someone you know is experiencing a medical emergency, call 911 immediately.

Trauma care in Jacksonville, FL

Unlike a traditional emergency room (ER), our trauma center is equipped and staffed to provide comprehensive care for patients with traumatic injuries. Our patients have access to:

  • 24/7 on-site trauma surgeons
  • A dedicated operating room for traumatic injuries requiring surgery
  • Anesthesiologists available 24/7
  • Continuance of care through physical therapy and rehabilitation as well as behavioral health services
  • Immediate access to a full range of specialists
  • The latest technologies and advanced equipment
  • Trauma education and prevention to local communities

Our trauma team

Our dedicated trauma team is led by a trauma surgeon and includes:

  • Anesthesiologists
  • Cardiac surgeons
  • Case managers and/or social workers
  • Emergency medicine physicians
  • Neurosurgeons
  • Orthopedic surgeons
  • Radiologists
  • Respiratory therapists
  • Trauma nurses

Traumatic injuries we treat

A traumatic injury is a serious accident caused by a physical force, such as a violent collision or burn.

We provide lifesaving treatment for traumatic injuries including:

  • Brain and head trauma
  • Chest and abdominal trauma
  • Extremity trauma (injuries affecting the legs or arms)
  • Facial trauma
  • Neck trauma
  • Spinal trauma

These types of traumatic injuries may result from:

  • Car and motorcycle crashes
  • Falls
  • Gunshot and stab wounds
  • Physical assaults
  • Sports/play injuries