The UTMB Emergency Department is a Level IV Trauma Center, certified by the American College of Surgeons.
More than 1,200 of our neighbors each month depend on our Emergency Department for treatment of minor injuries as well as major traumas. The highly qualified medical team of registered nurses and emergency physicians are available 24 hours a day, seven days a week to meet your emergency medical needs. The fully equipped treatment, trauma and observation rooms can accommodate a wide range of emergencies. Lifeflight is ready to take off when a major trauma requires transfer to Galveston or Houston's Medical Centers.