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.

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In the News

Elliot Williams, MD was awarded the 2018-2019 Surgical Infection Society Resident Basic Science Research Training Fellowship. This funding will support his project studying the role of gut-derived exosomes in mediating the inflammatory response to injury. Dr. Williams is a PGY-4 General Surgery Resident at UC San Diego spending 2 years of research training under the mentorship of Drs. Costantini, Eliceiri and Baird.

Happenings


UC San Diego Health received another full reverification as a Level I trauma center for the maximum period of 3 years after a successful site visit by the American College of Surgeons Verification Review Committee and the County of San Diego.