Oakwood Southshore Medical Center is designated Level II trauma center

Did you know that the trauma center at Oakwood Southshore Medical Center (OSMC) has been verified as a Level II trauma center?

The Level II trauma unit at OSMC is the only hospital in the downriver region and Monroe County that is state-authorized to provide advanced emergency care by specialty trained physicians without wasting precious time driving to a distant location.

During a cardiac event, or any emergency situation, time is of the essence. Receiving appropriate treatment, even just a few minutes sooner, will significantly increase a patient’s chances for a fast and full recovery.

This distinction shows OSMC is committed to providing not only hospital resources necessary to treat the most critically injured and ill patients, as well as through the rehabilitation process.