Johns Hopkins Orthopaedic Surgery
Division of Trauma Surgery
LEVEL 1 TRAUMA CARE at Johns Hopkins
A Level I Trauma Center provides the highest level of surgical care to trauma patients. It has a full range of specialists and equipment available 24 hours a day. It also admits a minimum required annual volume of severely injured patients.
Being treated at a Level I Trauma Center increases a seriously injured patient’s chances of survival by an estimated 20 to 25 percent.
Additionally, a Level I center has a program of research, is a leader in trauma education and injury prevention, and is a referral resource for communities in nearby regions.