Quality Care for the Most Critical Moments  

Trauma is the leading cause of death and disability in people 1 to 44 years old, claiming nearly 200,000 lives each year. This surgical specialty is different from routine emergency care and requires highly trained physicians, nurses and other medical professionals to be in-house, ready and waiting for the next trauma patient – at any moment.

By utilizing cutting-edge surgical capabilities, we treat:

  • Abdominal injuries
  • Brain and spinal cord injuries
  • Facial injuries
  • Fractures, dislocations and other orthopedic injuries
  • Eye injuries
  • Pediatric injuries
  • Thoracic injuries
  • Urologic injuries

Broward Health has Level I and Level II trauma centers at Broward Health Medical Center and Broward Health North. Patients arrive via personal vehicle, ground ambulance or MEDEVAC helicopter transports, enabling the system to care for the most critical patients as quickly as possible.

Recover at Broward’s Rehabilitation Institute

Following your accident or injury, you may need help with things such as walking, getting dressed or getting in and out of bed. The Rehabilitation Institute, a 30-bed inpatient rehabilitation program at Broward Health, can assist you.

We help patients optimize function and mobility as they reintegrate into their community. The Institute is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of Rehabilitation Facilities (CARF), demonstrating our relentless commitment to quality in our rehabilitation services, outcomes and patient and family satisfaction.

Our program offers medical, rehabilitative and individualized services 24 hours a day to ensure we focus on the specific skills you need to return home.

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Healthcare worker checking the chart of a patient wearing an arm sling

Why Choose Broward Health?

Broward Health has provided trauma services to the residents of Broward County for decades. We meet rigorous standards set by the Florida Department of Health to maintain state-approved Level I and Level II trauma centers for pediatric and adult patients.

The trauma centers at Broward Health have a well-established, extensive quality improvement program that involves team members at every level and discipline. The trauma team directs, coordinates and participates in numerous outreach programs to emphasize injury prevention and further educate our community.

We conduct studies and research activities, both clinical and experimental, to promote the future of trauma care and drive change in guidelines and protocols. Broward Health also collaborates with other trauma centers to participate in multi-center studies.

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