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Trauma center

Trauma centers provide highly-trained physicians, specialists, critical care nurses and support staff who are available around the clock to care for your most serious healthcare needs. Trauma centers often provide burn care for individuals suffering from minor to severe burns.

Trauma center hospital in Bradenton, Florida

If you or a loved one has experienced a traumatic accident, you can trust our trauma team to provide the fast, specialized care you need in an emergency situation.

At HCA Florida Blake Hospital, we are designated as a Level II Trauma Center by the Florida Department Health. This means the staff at our hospital provides expert trauma care to patients throughout Bradenton and its surrounding communities.

Our trauma doctors are prepared 24/7 to provide life-saving treatment for you or a loved one's medical emergency. After initial treatment, we offer rehabilitation services to help you heal and recover.

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Trauma conditions we treat

A trauma is a serious injury or shock to the body, and conditions include:

  • Burns
  • Gunshot wounds
  • Incidents from floods or earthquakes
  • Motor vehicle accidents
  • Physical assault
  • Stabbings

Multidisciplinary, integrated trauma care

As a full-service hospital, our trauma center works with other departments to make sure you receive the comprehensive care you need.

Because we are a Level II Trauma Center, a board-certified trauma surgeon is on site at all times. Our trauma care team also includes ear, nose and throat (ENT) doctors, plastic surgeons, ophthalmic physicians, spine surgeons and orthopedists.

Additionally, pediatricians, obstetricians and neonatologists are available, as needed, to care for children and pregnant women who have sustained a trauma.

We work with specialists in the following areas:

  • Emergency medicine
  • Imaging services
  • Inpatient and outpatient rehabilitation
  • Laboratory testing
  • Orthopedic and joint care
  • Surgical services

What it means to be a trauma center

Accredited trauma centers must be continuously prepared to treat the most serious life-threatening and disabling injuries.

The major difference between hospitals without and with trauma centers is the requirement for a trauma team to be available 24/7. A trauma team includes trauma surgeons, neurosurgeons, orthopedic surgeons, radiologists and nurses. Specialty resources also include 24/7 availability of a trauma resuscitation area in the emergency room (ER), an operating room, laboratory testing, diagnostic testing, blood bank and pharmacy.

Trauma center accreditation

Hospitals that pursue trauma center accreditation must comply with the thorough trauma care accreditation process through the Florida Department of Health and are required to assure trauma care is delivered according to established standards of care.

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Our Trauma center Locations

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Blake Hospital
2020 59th St W
Bradenton, FL 34209
 (941) 792 - 6611

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Blake Hospital
2020 59th St W
Bradenton, FL 34209
 (941) 792 - 6611
Bayonet Point Hospital
14000 Fivay Rd
Hudson, FL 34667
 (727) 819 - 2929

60.9 miles

Osceola Hospital
700 W Oak St
Kissimmee, FL 34741
 (407) 846 - 2266

93.2 miles