Level II Designated Trauma Center and Orange County Designations
Western Medical Center is a designated Level II Trauma Center and one of three trauma centers serving the community of Orange County. The Trauma Services is composed of physicians in the specialties of General Surgery, Emergency Medicine, Anesthesiology, Orthopaedic Surgery and Neurosurgery. The physicians meet the qualifications to participate in the Trauma Services and we are an American College of Surgeons verified Level II trauma center. The Trauma Services department provides immediate care and on-going follow-up for designated trauma patients in a collaborative setting. Multidisciplinary practice planning, coordinating and facilitating total care of all trauma admissions is under the direction of the Trauma Medical Director and the Associate Medical Director. The program operates 24-hours, 7 days a week and cares for a total spectrum of patients and of all ages.
Other Orange County Designations:
Paramedic Receiving Center
Stroke-Neurology Receiving Center
Cardiovascular Receiving Center