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Trauma Centers

Traumas can happen anywhere and at any time. A trauma is a life- or limb-threatening injury or wound that needs immediate attention by a team of expert health care professionals.

When life-threatening traumatic injuries happen, we’re ready with immediate, specialized emergency care at one of our Trauma Centers. Trauma Centers are specialized health care facilities dedicated to treating extreme emergencies.

Traumatic injuries may be caused by:

  • Motor vehicle crashes
  • Sports accidents
  • Falls
  • Assaults
  • Gun shots
  • Stab wounds
  • Accidents

How We Care for You

NYC Health + Hospitals has six trauma centers across New York City that are a part of the New York State Department of Health Regional Trauma Quality Improvement Program. The goals of the program include:

  • Providing rapid, effective care for trauma patients
  • Continuing trauma medical education for our staff
  • Maintaining information on every trauma patient to help us plan more effective treatments for all trauma patients

The NYC Health + Hospitals six trauma centers are close by most communities in the following four boroughs:

Regional Trauma Centers in Brooklyn

NYC Health + Hospitals/Kings County

Regional Trauma Centers in Queens

NYC Health + Hospitals/Elmhurst

NYC Health + Hospitals treats all trauma patients who come through our emergency room doors, regardless of their ability to pay, with the compassionate, highly sophisticated care they need to make the best recovery possible.

NYC Health + Hospitals provides high-quality health care to all New Yorkers, regardless of their ability to pay. We’ll also help you find health insurance if you need it. Click here to learn more about MetroPlusHealth, our affordable and comprehensive health insurance plan.


Contact Us

NYC Health + Hospitals provides specialized trauma care at all times at our six locations in four boroughs across New York City. We have a full wellness team dedicated to you and your family from your very first visit.

Find a hospital or a neighborhood health center near you.