Level 1 Trauma Center

Community Regional Medical Center doesn't have just an emergency room, it's a Level 1 Trauma Center. The Table Mountain Rancheria Trauma Center is the only Level 1 trauma center in the 15,000 square-mile service area between Sacramento and Los Angeles.

What sets our trauma center apart from other hospitals is that we have the specialists required to treat serious, life-threatening injuries 24 hours a day, seven days a week. Having the trauma team always at ready, instead of “on their way,” can literally be the difference between life and death for critically injured patients.

Specialized services:
  • 24-hour, in-house surgical coverage by surgeons board certified in surgery and critical care
  • 24/7 OR capabilities with nurses and anesthesiologist in-house
  • Neurosurgery
  • Vascular surgery
  • Ophthalmology
  • Orthopedic surgery
  • Oral/maxillofacial surgery
  • Plastic and reconstructive surgery
  • Rehabilitation
  • Acute-wound care
  • Educational outreach programs including injury prevention and Safe Kids Central Valley

Trauma team includes:

  • Physicians
  • Nurses
  • Respiratory therapists
  • Physical and occupational therapists
  • Social workers
  • Dietitians
  • Dedicated pharmacists
  • Healing arts professionals
  • Speech therapists
  • Advanced practice personnel

Trauma team recent accomplishments:

  • Taught the Advanced Surgical Skills for Exposure in Trauma (ASSET) Course
  • 1st place Basic Science Resident's competition for the American College of Surgeon's Committee on Trauma paper competition
  • Trauma team made 19 national presentations in 2015 for trauma research
  • Trauma faculty are invited speakers at international trauma meetings and conferences
  • Acute care surgery/trauma fellowship
  • Verification by the American College of Surgeons (highest distinction)

For more information about trauma prevention, contact:

Injury Prevention Educator
Community Regional Medical Center
2823 Fresno St.
Fresno, CA 93721
(559) 459-6000
or visit: Safe Kids