Through an unfailing commitment to excellence and continual improvement, CHI St. Joseph Health has earned the only Level II Trauma status in the Brazos Valley. This accreditation is awarded by the American College of Surgeons.
CHI St. Joseph Health has always been the region’s leader in delivering the highest-level emergency and trauma care, having received the first verification as a Trauma Center designation as an accredited Chest Pain Center and the first as a Primary Stroke Center in the region.
With our new advanced Emergency & Trauma Center, our physicians, surgeons and highly experienced emergency and trauma teams are more equipped than ever to provide you with the best patient experience, faster response and expert care that can make the critical difference in an emergency. Modern facilities and new systems streamline every aspect of treatment. You can feel confident you are in the hands of a trauma team that is the most experienced and highly trained in the region.
As the highest-level Trauma Center in a nine-county area, our new, advanced Emergency & Trauma Center makes us better equipped than ever to provide the expert care you need. Our trauma team is the most experienced in the region and backed 24/7 by trauma surgeons and specialists in orthopedic surgery, neurosurgery, cardiothoracic surgery, facial and plastic surgery, anesthesiology, radiology, critical care and more. It’s a level of care that can make the critical difference.
In the Emergency Room, the response team quickly assesses the need for additional trauma specialists.
The CHI St. Joseph Trauma Team includes trauma surgeons, orthopedic surgeons, vascular surgeons, plastic surgeons, neurosurgeons, ear nose and throat specialists, thoracic surgeons, anesthesiologists, radiologists, and other trauma physicians. The Trauma Team also includes nurses, techs, imaging, RT...
And with the latest technology in diagnostic equipment, our emergency room physicians make fast and accurate diagnoses. Once a trauma patient leaves the emergency room and is admitted to our Level II Trauma Center, the Trauma team plans and coordinates every aspect of care until it’s time for the patient to leave the facility.
CHI St. Joseph Health is the most advanced– and only Level II Trauma Center–between Houston, Temple, Austin and San Antonio.