Carilion is a leader in trauma care with the region’s only designated Level I trauma center located at Carilion Roanoke Memorial Hospital, treating the most critical types of injuries, as well as our designated Level III trauma center at Carilion New River Valley Medical Center, providing high quality trauma care close to home and for surrounding rural communities.
We see patients who have received an injury that must be treated in a very narrow window of time in order for the patient to survive. Whether it’s a mountain biking or river accident, or injuries sustained in a multi-car crash, our interdisciplinary team of full time trauma surgeons, emergency medicine physicians, nurses, specialists, therapists and technicians is available 24 hours a day, seven days a week to provide immediate care.
24 hour in-house coverage by surgeons specially trained in trauma care
Prompt availability of 23 specialists such as orthopaedics, neurosurgery, anesthesiology, radiology, pediatrics, cardiac and plastic, hand and vascular surgery
Dedicated team of professionals that work collaboratively to develop all aspects of the patient’s care
Leadership in prevention, public education, and continuing education of trauma team members
Comprehensive performance improvement program Ongoing organized research efforts to improve trauma care in the community