Methodist Dallas

Emergency and trauma care at Methodist Dallas Medical Center, a Level II adult trauma center

Trauma and Critical Care Services

Life-threatening injuries receive the ultimate lifesaving care at Methodist Dallas Medical Center. When time is critical, we are ready and equipped with high-level trauma and orthopedic services, advanced neurosurgery and neurocritical care, and one of the area’s leading organ transplant programs. By 2014, the Sammons Trauma and Critical Care Tower will expand our ER and trauma capacity tenfold. In critical moments, Methodist Dallas is here for life.

As a Level II trauma center, one of only three adult trauma centers in Dallas, the Methodist Dallas Medical Center Emergency Department and Trauma Center is prepared to handle a wide array of medical emergencies. This designation means that Methodist Dallas is qualified, staffed, and equipped to provide advanced care for all forms of trauma, 24 hours a day.

Methodist Dallas is a primary destination for trauma cases throughout southwest Dallas.
The Methodist Dallas Medical Center Emergency Department is fully staffed 24 hours every day. Our team includes:

  • Independently practicing emergency physicians
  • Registered nurses (RNs)
  • Nurse practitioners
  • Paramedics
  • Physician assistants
  • Respiratory therapists
  • Technicians
  • Chaplains

Methodist Dallas Medical Center is involved with a number of organizations to assist us in the goal of staying on the forefront of emergency and trauma medicine, including:

  • CareFlite
    CareFlite operates helicopters, fixed-wing aircraft, and ground ambulances to reach, treat, and transport patients quickly.
  • Emergency Medical Services (EMS)/Biocare Education
    For more than 20 years, the Methodist Health System Biocare department has conducted EMS classes for emergency medical technicians and paramedics throughout Texas. Our team also provides medical control, field evaluations, quality improvement programs, and other forms of continuing education. Learn more about theEMS/Biocare education program.
  • North Central Texas Trauma Regional Advisory Council
    Representatives from the medical staff at Methodist Health System and nursing and administrative staff serve on the executive, medical advisory, and quality improvement committees