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Research Medical Center
ER of Brookside

Trauma Care

Research Medical Center is a certified Level I Trauma Center. This achievement recognizes the trauma center’s dedication to providing optimal care for sudden, life-threatening injuries. Our trauma center provides highly trained physicians, specialists, critical care nurses and support staff who are available around the clock to care for your most serious healthcare needs. Certified trauma centers provide technology and expertise necessary for trauma care from the pre-hospital phases (helipads, emergency departments) through the rehabilitation phase  (physical and occupational therapies). Research Medical Center provides trauma services for a wide variety of conditions:


Listen to a podcast featuring Research Medical Center trauma surgeon, Scott Bjerke, MD, who was a special guest on America's Healthcare Advocate radio program. Dr. Bjerke talks with Life Flight Eagle, Jackson and Susan Hill about Jackson's accident and the special care that helped save his life.