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Trauma center

Trauma centers provide highly-trained physicians, specialists, critical care nurses and support staff who are available around the clock to care for your most serious healthcare needs. Trauma centers often provide burn care for individuals suffering from minor to severe burns.

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Level I Trauma Center in Richmond, Virginia

Our team is ready to give you superb trauma care.

If you are critically injured, Chippenham Hospital’s Level I Trauma Center brings the highest level of emergency care to Central Virginia. Our specially-trained physicians, surgeons and medical professionals are ready 24/7 to provide you with the critical attention you need, no matter your condition.

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Our trauma services

When time is of the essence, our trauma team is standing by to address your medical needs.

Our trauma care

If you are critically injured, the doctors and nurses in our Level I Trauma Center are ready to provide you with the specialized treatment you need. Our continuum of care includes prompt assessment, resuscitation and stabilization so that you are properly cared for every step of the way.

The services we provide include:

  • Ambulance bay — Accommodates up to 20 ambulances
  • Continuing staff education — Helping to stay current on best trauma care practices
  • Helicopter transport — Medical flight team and helicopter with dual helipads
  • Provisional Level I Burn Center — Equipped to treat adult and pediatric wounds
  • Regular program reviews — Ensuring we meet national benchmarks for quality trauma care
  • Surgical care — Trauma-trained and board-certified surgeons
  • Trauma bays — Four in total, each fully equipped

Trauma team

Our diverse team of trauma-trained specialists is ready to care for you the instant you arrive. Those specialists may include:

  • Anesthesiologists
  • Cardiothoracic surgeons
  • Case managers or social workers
  • Critical care neurosurgeons
  • Orthopedic surgeons
  • Pediatric specialists
  • Radiologists
  • Trauma surgeons
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