The Acute Care Surgery Clinic consists of faculty members with a special interest in the care of the severely injured. The interdisciplinary team uses rapid surgical assessments and management of patients with acute general surgical problems.
UI Hospitals and Clinics is an American College of Surgeons verified Level I Adult and Level I Pediatric Trauma Center, UI Hospitals and Clinics serves as a major referral center for critically injured adult and pediatric patients, admitting more than 1,400 patients for traumatic injuries each year.
Resources include a trauma registry, multidisciplinary trauma teaching conferences, and collaborative research with the UI Injury Prevention Center. In the 36-bed Surgical Intensive Care Unit, surgeons and anesthesiologists cooperate to provide optimum care for severely injured or sick surgical patients.