Trauma Center at Long Beach Medical Center

Trauma Center at Long Beach Memorial


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Long Beach Medical Center is an adult and pediatric Level II Trauma Center, verified by the American College of Surgeons Committee on Trauma. The Long Beach Medical Center Emergency Department (ED) treats more than 100,000 patients each year — more than 1,600 of those patients are treated by the Trauma Center.

The Los Angeles County Trauma system was established in 1983, with Long Beach Medical Center included as one of the original Trauma Centers, providing trauma care since 1983.

Full Spectrum of Trauma Care

The Trauma Center care team provides care coordination from the moment of entry in the ED until discharge from the hospital. Available 24/7, the multi-disciplinary care team comprises the full spectrum of diagnosis and treatment approaches, including injury prevention through rehabilitation. The Trauma Center uses the knowledge and skill of a wide spectrum of specialists to provide complete care for patients.

Crucial support services and essential parts of the trauma care team:

  • Blood Bank
  • Emergency Department
  • Hyperbaric Medicine
  • Intensive Care Unit (ICU)
  • Laboratory Services
  • Medical-Surgical Nursing Units
  • MemorialCare Rehabilitation Institute
  • Operating Suites
  • Radiology
  • Rehabilitation Therapies
  • Respiratory Care Practitioners
  • Wound Care

State-of-the-Art Innovative Technology

The Trauma Center is equipped with advanced technologies, including a state-of-the-art CT scan to detect even the slightest of injuries and a special Trauma Operating Room. The Trauma Center also uses cutting-edge equipment to resuscitate, stabilize and treat the most critically injured adult and pediatric patients.