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Trauma and Acute Care Surgery

Trauma and Acute Care Surgery

Westchester Medical Center is home to the Joel A. Halpern Trauma Center, a Level I Trauma Center which cares for the most severely injured patients and has the capability to perform open heart surgery, complex emergency neurosurgery and orthopedic surgery, reattach severed limbs, and to care for burn victims, victims with multiple life-threatening internal injuries, pregnant women and children, among others.

As a top-level trauma center, we are at the core of the regional trauma system and are unique from other hospitals due to our immediate on-site availability of specialized surgeons, anesthesiologists, orthopedists, neurosurgeons and other specialty physicians and nurses.  We provide and sophisticated resuscitation and life support equipment 24 hours per day.

As the lead hospital in the Hudson Valley Regional Trauma System, Westchester Medical Center provides leadership and total care for every aspect of injury, from prevention to rehabilitation. Our trauma research is presented at national symposia, and is used as a benchmark for training the region's lifesaving personnel, including local EMTs, firefighters, paramedics, and emergency staff from community hospitals. In fact, our research was used by the U.S. government in the creation of a national program for regional trauma systems throughout the U.S.

Every day, hundreds of EMTs and paramedics, police officers and firefighters and nurses and doctors from throughout the region are pressed into service as part of the Hudson Valley's TraumaSystem, rescuing and saving the lives of countless infants, children and adults who have fallen victim to accidents on our roads, in our schools, businesses and in our homes.

Westchester Medical Center is home to the Hudson Valley's only Level 1 Trauma Center. Responding to emergencies around-the-clock, the Trauma & Burn Center features an Adult Trauma Center, Pediatric Trauma Center and Burn Center. Our award-winning STAT Flight team, together with our renowned Trauma and Burn teams, offer severely ill and injured patients the best chance for survival when seconds count.

Westchester Medical Center

100 Woods Road
Valhalla, NY 10595
914.493.7000
Surgeydept@wmchealth.org

 

Hawthorne

19 Bradhurst Avenue Suite 3050N 
Hawthorne, NY 10532
914.493.7065

Goshen

7 Coates Drive
Goshen, NY 10924
845.294.3312 (Office) 

 

Latifi, Rifat
Latifi, Rifat
Director, Department of Surgery
Chief, General Surgery
Professor of Surgery
Critical Care Surgery
General Surgery
Trauma Surgery
Prabhakaran, Kartik
Prabhakaran, Kartik
Chief, Section of Acute Care SurgeryMedical Director, Trauma Intensive Care UnitAssociate Program Director, Surgical Critical Care FellowshipAssistant Professor of Surgery
Critical Care Surgery
General Surgery
Trauma Surgery
Anderson, Patrice Lynn
General Surgery
Trauma Surgery
Con, Jorge
Con, Jorge
Director, Trauma, eHealth and International Research Fellowship
Medical Director, Telehealth, Outreach, and International Research Fellowship
Critical Care Surgery
General Surgery
Trauma Surgery
Krowsoski, Leandra
Critical Care Surgery
General Surgery
Trauma Surgery
Lombardo, Gary G.
Lombardo, Gary G.
Medical Director, Trauma
Critical Care Surgery
General Surgery
Trauma Surgery
Policastro, Anthony J.
Critical Care Surgery
General Surgery
Trauma Surgery
Reavis, Tiffany
Critical Care Surgery
General Surgery
Trauma Surgery