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

Q&A with Todd Costantini

Todd Costantini, MD FACS, is director of UC San Diego Health's Level 1 Trauma Center, an assistant professor in the Division of Trauma, Surgical Critical Care, Burns and Acute Care Surgery, and an alum of the UC San Diego general surgery residency program and trauma/surgical critical care fellowship. In this interview, he discusses his ground-breaking research into ways to counteract organ-damaging inflammation; UCSD's Trauma Center and San Diego's unparalleled Trauma System; and how he balances teaching, clinical care, and teaching.

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Upcoming Events

San Diego Trauma, Surgery & Critical Care Workshop
Friday May 4, 2018

Join us for a multi-professional Trauma, Surgery and Critical Care continuing education event here in sunny San Diego!

Presented by: UC San Diego Division of Trauma, Surgical Critical Care, Burns & Acute Care Surgery & The San Diego – Imperial Chapter, American College of Surgeons

Learn More & Register Here