Trauma, Surgical Critical Care, Burns, and Acute Care Surgery

Trauma, Surgical Critical Care, Burns, and Acute Care Surgery

The Division of Trauma, Surgical Critical Care, Burns, and Acute Care Surgery serves as the regional referral source for the comprehensive management of critically ill and injured patients at Banner - University Medical Center Tucson, the only ACS-designated Level 1 Trauma Center in Southern Arizona.

 

 

 

 

The Division of Trauma, Surgical Critical Care, Burns, and Acute Care Surgery at the University of Arizona College of Medicine - Tucson

 

The Division of Trauma, Surgical Critical Care, Burns, and Acute Care Surgery at the University of Arizona is nationally recognized for its expertise in emergency surgery and trauma care. Many of our providers also support general surgery services, performing thousands of these procedures every year.

We are the only American College of Surgeons-verified Level-I Trauma Center and Level-II Pediatric Trauma Center in Southern Arizona.

Through our clinical, educational and research initiatives, our team is dedicated to bringing the best in surgical care to Southern Arizona while also training the next generation of physicians and pioneering innovations and best practices that will enhance our ability to treat traumatic injuries and conditions.

 

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Bellal A. Joseph, MD, FACS

Division Chief
Bellal Joseph, MD

Martin Gluck Professor of Surgery
Chief, Division of Trauma, Surgical Critical Care, Burns, and Acute Care Surgery

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Falls Prevention Fair 2023

Falls Prevention Fair 2023 

The 3rd Annual Falls Prevention Fair hosted by Banner - University Medicine, University of Arizona Health Sciences and the Division of Trauma, Surgical Critical Care, Burns and Acute Care Surgery empowers older adults with the tools they need to live happy, and healthy lives free from the fear of falling.

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Join us this year for educational sessions from a variety of university experts, interactive workshops in balance and tai chi, a vendor fair, food and refreshments, and giveaways. Space is limited for our "A Matter of Balance Workshop" and our "Tai Chi for Falls Prevention," so please be sure to sign up to reserve your spot.

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SWRTC

Southwest Regional Trauma Conference 2023 

The Annual Southern Arizona Trauma Conference offers a valuable opportunity for first responders and clinicians to learn and collaborate to advance the quality of trauma care delivered. For over 30 years, we have gathered a remarkable group of speakers and presenters to engage and challenge attendees to expand their knowledge and skill set in the trauma field.

The conference planning committee is carefully planning engaging presentations to guarantee a memorable and educational experience in 2023. We look forward to see you in June!

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Make an Appointment

For the best surgical care in Tucson, Southern Arizona or the Southwest, make an appointment by calling
(520) 694-1001.

Contact Us

University of Arizona Department of Surgery
Division of Trauma, Surgical Critical Care, Burns, and Acute Care Surgery

PO Box 245063
Tucson, AZ 85724-5063
Office Phone: (520) 626-5063
Fax: (520) 626-5016