Traumatic injury is one of the leading causes of the death and disibility in the U.S. Severely injured patients are best cared for in a Trauma Center where all the resources for optimal care of the injured patient are readily available. The Trauma Surgeon has specific training and expertise in the initial evaluation, resuscitation, emergent surgery and subsequent ICU management of these patients and serves as the team leader in coordinating the care of patients with severe injuries.
The Trauma Surgeon works in conjunction with other trauma specialists including emergency physicians, neurosurgeons, orthopedic surgeons, cardiothoracic and vascular surgeons, and plastic surgeons to evaluate and treat these inuries expeditiously.
Naab Road Surgical Group surgeons are trained in trauma surgery and rotate call as Trauma Team Leader at the St. Vincent Indianapolis Trauma Center. After discharge, follow-up of injured patients is preformed through the Trauma Clinic at St. Vincent Indianapolis Hospital