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Trauma, Surgical Critical Care, Burns & Acute Care Surgery

The Division of Trauma, Surgical Critical Care, Burns and Acute Care Surgery was designed to respond to any emergency calls 24/7 with fully equipped state-of-the art trauma bays. Whether a trauma or a burn victim, they will be seen by a multidisciplinary team of specialists including trauma surgeons, trauma nurses, neurosurgeons, orthopedic surgeons, plastic surgeons and spine specialists. Our mission is to save lives and send them back to their families.

In the News

SD Trauma Center Turns 30, U-T San Diego, features Raul Coimbra, MD, PhD
Every Second Counts: A Day in the Trauma Center
FOX5 San Diego - "Local trauma surgeon talks about Boston injuries."
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New Trauma Resuscitation Suite Opens

Ribbon-cutting ceremony for our new trauma resuscitation suite.

Foreign Visitors


A group of dignitaries from the Siriraj Hospital in Thailand visited the Trauma, Burn and Acute Care Surgery program at UCSD on Feb. 25th.
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