Trauma Services

Specialized, intensive care to people who are seriously or critically ill or injured, and the close monitoring of patients whose conditions are unstable.

Our Trauma Center is a Level II Regional Trauma Center as designated by the state of New Jersey and the American College of Surgeons.

This designation means that we provide definitive care for trauma patients, regardless of the severity of the injuries. We are staffed and ready to receive patients with life-threatening injuries at any time of the day or night. And, our Emil Buehler Helipad also operates 24 hours a day, allowing Medevac transport of patients directly from the scene of an injury or between facilities.


Academic Medical Centers

Hackensack University Medical Center


Hackensack University Medical Center (HackensackUMC) is a 900-bed nonprofit, research and teaching hospital located seven miles (11 km) west of New York City, in Hackensack, Bergen County, New Jersey.

Jersey Shore University Medical Center

1945 NJ-33, NEPTUNE CITY, NJ 07753

Since our founding in 1904, Jersey Shore University Medical Center has built a solid reputation for delivering the most advanced programs and services in central New Jersey. As a not-for-profit academic medical center, and one of the busiest medical centers in the state, Jersey Shore is a university medical center affiliate of UMDNJ – Robert Wood Johnson Medical School.

Trauma Patient and Family Resources

First-Aid for the Eyes

To reduce the risk of permanent damage caused by eye injuries, it is important to treat eye injuries immediately.

The do’s and dont’s

Bone Spurs Are A Thorny Problem

If you wonder what that stabbing pain is in your heel, it may be a bone spur.  Scientists believe bone spurs happen because of osteoarthritis or when the body tries to heal itself after a trauma by replacing bone.

When to see your healthcare provider about a bone spur

Burns Quiz

Learn more about burns by taking the following quiz.

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Head Injury in Children

A head injury is a broad term that describes a vast array of injuries that occur to the scalp, skull, brain, and underlying tissue and blood vessels in the child's head. Head injuries are one of the most common causes of disability and death in children. 

Be informed