St. Luke’s Regional Trauma Center Reverified as Level II Trauma Center
St. Luke’s Regional Trauma Center has been reverified as a Level II Trauma Center by the Committee on Trauma (COT) of the American College of Surgeons. This achievement recognizes St. Luke’s Regional Trauma Center’s commitment to providing optimal care for injured patients.
“It’s an honor to be recognized again by the American College of Surgeons,” St. Luke’s Trauma Program Medical Director Dr. Michael Stellmaker said. “Earning our reverification reflects the hard work and expertise of our trauma team. It shows our patients we are dedicated to providing optimal trauma care.”
Verified traumas centers must meet criteria that ensures trauma care capability and institutional performance, from the prehospital phase through the rehabilitation process, as outlined by the American College of Surgeons’ Committee on Trauma in its current Resources for the Optimal Care of the Injured Patient manual.
At St. Luke’s Regional Trauma Center, a team of experts including emergency medicine physicians, surgeons, nurses, radiologists and anesthesiologists is always ready. They are equipped to stabilize any patient and provide life-saving care. They can respond to a wide array of trauma cases that require interventional radiology, orthopedic surgery, neurosurgery, cardiothoracic surgery, vascular surgery, plastic surgery and more.
To learn more visit slhduluth.com/trauma.