As a Level 1 Trauma Center, Einstein Medical Center Philadelphia is designed to treat patients with the most critical injuries, providing expert urgent care to those who need it most. The Trauma and Critical Care team includes a staff of highly experienced emergency medicine physicians led by division chair Dr. Mark J. Kaplan, named Philadelphia magazine’s Top Docs.
The trauma staff is supported by a medical team made up of:
- Emergency medicine physicians
- Trauma surgeons
- Orthopedic surgeons
- Cardiac surgeons
- Specialized nurses
As a teaching hospital, Einstein’s physicians, residents, nurses and students work together to provide the best patient outcome. Additionally, Einstein offers community prevention activities to reduce the incidence of accidents and injuries. These include safe driving programs, violence prevention programs, fall prevention programs and injury/safety awareness.
- Traumatic injuries, including automobile, bicycle and motorcycle accidents
- Penetrating traumas
- Injuries caused by accidents and falls, including industrial and residential accidents and elderly falls
- Injuries resulting from assault