About Trauma Services
Every year, serious injuries and accidents, bring patients to Truman
Medical Center Hospital Hill for treatment.
As a Level I trauma center, Truman Medical Centers is a leader in
providing the highest level of care for severely injured patients. The
services of the TMC Trauma Services Program range from prevention to
Under the Department of Surgery, Trauma Services provides leadership
in injury-prevention programs, research, education, community outreach
and trauma system planning.
The trauma staff is responsible for assisting with planning,
coordinating, and maintaining Truman Medical Center Hospital Hill Level
1 Trauma Center status. TMC is one of the top Level 1 trauma centers in
the Kansas City metropolitan area.
Truman Medical Center received designation as a Level 1 Trauma Center
in 1986. This distinction has been recently renewed by the Missouri
Department of Health and Senior Services for the maximum five-year
period. A Level I Trauma Center is a regional resource center that has
the capacity of providing leadership and total care for every aspect of
injury from prevention through rehabilitation.