Trauma Services Team

Surgical Team

Trauma care is provided by fellowship-trained surgeons and trauma residents who work closely to deliver high-quality, timely care.  Meet Our Surgeons

The Trauma Services team includes:

Trauma Medical Director: Organizes and manages the overall physician/surgeon component and pursues the development of the trauma center in terms of quality of care, volume, scope of services and cost-effectiveness 

Trauma Program Manager: Facilitates the development, implementation, and evaluation of the trauma program; educational, clinical, research, administrative and outreach activities of the trauma program are coordinated in collaboration with the medical director

Performance Improvement Coordinator: Develops, implements, and manages performance improvement for Trauma Services. The Trauma PI Coordinator organizes, coordinates, and presents Trauma Services performance improvement data

SERAC Coordinator: Organizes outreach efforts to improve trauma care in the southeastern region of North Carolina. The SERAC Coordinator collaborates with area hospitals, EMS, and community services to provide education to health care providers and maintain state trauma care requirements

Injury & Violence Prevention Coordinator: Designs, implements and evaluates injury prevention programs for the community. The Injury & Violence Prevention Coordinator facilitates organizational and community teams by driving continuous improvement from primary prevention efforts to acute care to rehabilitation

Data Analyst: Produces, integrates, maintains and analyzes clinical, financial, statistical and operational data for reporting, planning, education and research purposes. The data analyst provides state statistics for trauma center re-designation survey process along with performance measurement metrics

Registrars: Responsible for the trauma registry, a data base unique to trauma patients. This includes identification, collection, scoring and entering of patient data into the data base for reporting at the state and national level

Direct patient care is provided by:

Critical Care Surgeons: Take advantage of early, aggressive patient-centered care to optimize patient outcomes after unplanned and often devastating circumstances. Our fellowship-trained Surgical Intensivists care for critically ill and injured patients in the Surgical Trauma Intensive Care Unit

Physician Assistants and Nurse Practitioners: Offer clinical expertise to trauma patients in the Emergency Department through rounding on the floors and by providing follow-up care to patients in the trauma clinic

Trauma Residents: Doctors training in general surgery under the supervision of trauma surgeons to deliver high quality and timely trauma care from the Emergency Department to outpatient clinic visits; they also routinely participate in education and outreach as well as research to better facilitate the care of trauma patients