Orthopedic Trauma Surgery

Trauma surgery is a surgical specialty that deals with accidents and injuries caused by impact to the body. Trauma injuries can result from car accidents, stabbings, gunshot wounds, machine injuries, animal attacks, and amputations among others.The trauma surgeon is in charge of evaluating, stabilizing and treating the trauma victim. They are also responsible for directing the care of the trauma team usually consisting of doctors, nurses, residents and support staff.