University of California Irvine Health (224)

 

 

 

As Orange County’s only certified Level I adult trauma center and Level II pediatric trauma center, UCI Medical Center provides our region’s most advanced care to help people of all ages survive life-threatening injuries.

 

UCI Health trauma, burn and critical care specialists deliver this life-saving care around the clock, 365 days a year. We are the region’s leading experts in the treatment of all critical and traumatic injuries, including:

 

Assaults

Burns

Car crashes

Falls

Gunshot wounds

Head trauma

Motorcycle accidents

Significant sports injuries

Stab wounds

Our designation as a Level I adult and Level II pediatric trauma center, verified by the American College of Surgeons, means that we are fully equipped — with the expertise and the latest in imaging, surgical techniques, testing and monitoring technologies, and access to a dedicated blood bank — to provide total care for every aspect of even the most severe injuries.

 

We know that each patient is facing unexpected, challenging injuries that require personalized care. Our team of trauma and surgical-critical care experts — led by Dr. Michael Lekawa — is dedicated to meeting the individual needs of every patient, from the moment they enter our doors until long after discharge, through rehabilitation and outpatient care.

 

For more information about our trauma and critical care services, please call us at 714-456-8008.

 

TSN Coordinator

Address
101 The City Drive South
Orange, California, 92869

Telephone
work: 714-456-7417


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