Patients:

The Division of Trauma and Surgical Critical Care provides comprehensive emergency medical care to both adults and pediatric patients suffering traumatic injuries.  Our goal is to provide the best care to the people of our community through Injury Prevention programs and clinical research.

Critical care expertise is provided to the surgical patient through a highly trained and dedicated team of providers. This team includes Board Certified Critical Care surgeons, nurses trained in acute care and Operating Rooms that are staffed 24 hours a day.

University Surgical Associates has a team of dedicated trauma surgeons that are available in-house 24 hours a day, 7 days a week to oversee and coordinate all aspects of patient care. To make an appointment in the Trauma Clinic please call 401-444-5471.

For Providers:

If you are in need of coordinating a traumatically injured patient from you institution, please contact Rhode Island Express Care at 401-444-3000. Rhode Island Express Care is available 24 hours a day 7 days a week to assist you in coordinating a timely transfer.

Educational Programs:

As a Level 1 Trauma Center, Rhode Island Hospital Offers ATLS several times a year. Please refer to the link below for current ATLS offerings at our institution. If you are in need of assistance please contact our Program Coordinator, Leslie Ortiz at 401-444-0369.

If you are a high school or college student interested in job shawdowing with one of our Trauma Surgeons please contact Megan Dias-Blais, Surgical Education Coordinator, at 401-444-8393

Our Trauma Program Manager, Ann George RN, is available to answer any questions you may have regarding the Trauma Program.  Our trauma surgeons actively participate in educational outreach. If you are in need of a speaker for your conference or seminar please contact the Program Manager. She can be reached at 401-444-2282 or via email at ageorge@lifespan.org

Trauma Resource Links

Trauma/Surgical Critical Care Specialists

Charles A. Adams, MD
Eric Benoit, MD
Michael D Connolly, MD
Megan Gernt, RNP
Daithi Heffernan, MD, AFRCSI
David T Harrington, MD, FACS
Sean F. Monaghan, MD
Melinda Hodne, MSN, RNP
Tareq Kheirbek, MD
Taresa Kulik, PA-C
Stephanie Lueckel, MD
Kenneth Lynch, MSN, RNP
Andrew Stephen, MD