Trauma surgery

Acute Care Surgery, or Emergency General Surgery

Mission: To provide timely surgical assessment and therapy of the patient with an acute general surgical condition. We focus our care on an evidence-based approach utilizing care pathways and practice management guidelines.

Trauma Conditions

Blunt: Motor vehicle crash, falls, all-terrain vehicle crashes, assaults Penetrating: Gunshot wounds, stab wounds, farm implement injuries

Trauma Procedures

Trauma evaluation (level 1 and level 2) Exploratory laparotomy, Emergency thoracotomy ,Chest wall stabilization, Intercostal drainage, Emergency Suturing of cut/lacerated wounds

Burn Conditions

Thermal burns, Chemical burns, Frostbite, Inhalation injury
Burn Procedures
Skin excision, Skin grafting

Acute Care/Emergency General Surgery Conditions

Appendicitis, Diverticulitis (complicated), Cholecystitis, Perforated bowel, Perforated ulcer, Abdominal abscess, Incarcerated hernia ,Bowel obstruction, Obstructed/strangulated hernia

Acute Care/Emergency General Surgery Procedures

Exploratory laparotomy, Appendectomy, Cholecystectomy, Bowel resection & anastomosis, Ostomy creation, Feeding tubes, Emergency hernia surgery, Drainage of Abscesses