Trauma and Emergency at Bronson Methodist Hospital - Bronson Healthcare

Each year, we care for more than 90,000 trauma and emergency patients. And since we've been a Level I Trauma Center since 1989, that means you can trust Bronson when your life depends on it.

Why Choose Bronson Methodist Hospital for Trauma and Emergency?

  • High quality trauma and critical care, which includes southwest Michigan's very first and now only Level I Trauma Center verified by the American College of Surgeons
  • Board-certified specialists in emergency medicine
  • The first accredited Chest Pain Emergency Center in southwest Michigan
  • A certified Comprehensive Stroke Center by The Joint Commission and a Stroke Center of Excellence designated by NeuStrategy and also one of Healthgrades America's 100 Best Hospitals for Stroke Care™
  • The only hospital in southwest Michigan that provides comprehensive burn treatment in our Burn and Wound Center
  • The only children's hospital in southwest Michigan, which specializes in virtually every area of children's health and treats babies, children and adolescents
  • This also includes high-risk pregnancy and premature infants in our Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU)
  • A fellowship-trained neurointerventional surgeon
  • Kalamazoo County residents prefer Bronson 2-to-1 for trauma/major emergency care and for minor emergency care
  • We have 51 private treatment rooms designated for specific conditions including cardiac, medical/surgical, orthopedic, etc.

What others are saying about us.

Thank you for the wonderful ER staff who provided excellent care for my son when I brought him into the ER after a trauma. You are all truly amazing people! I am appreciative of all your help. -Adrienne

Made me feel comfortable...kudos to them for staying friendly in such a stressful situation. -Ryan

I can't thank you enough for the extra effort. -Roland

Everyone's bed side manner was great. They were calming and informative...From top to bottom...everyone was terrific. -Aaron

Thank you Bronson ER staff for doing your job professionally and efficiently!! -Jessica

I am in awe daily as an employee, but as a customer I am overcome with admiration of my co-workers for the impact they make every single day. -Kimberly

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Trauma and Emergency Conditions We Treat

Our Trauma and Emergency Center treats all types of emergencies, from serious, life-threatening illnesses or injures to less severe conditions that require prompt medical attention. Conditions treated include:

  • Chest pain
  • Difficulty breathing
  • Heart attack
  • Seizures
  • Severe burns
  • Stroke symptoms
  • Traumatic injury

For urgent, but not life-threatening conditions, you should visit your primary care provider first. However, if the illness or injury happens after hours or on weekends and you can't wait for an appointment, we can help with:

  • Broken bones
  • Infections
  • Influenza (flu)
  • Obstetrics
  • Sports injuries
  • Strains or sprains

>We'll do our best to see you as quickly as possible. However, priority is given to patients with the most severe illnesses and injuries.

Trauma and Emergency Services & Treatments

We offer a wide range of trauma and emergency services, including:

  • Advanced testing, such as nuclear medicine, pulmonary and vascular testing
  • Cardiac stress testing, EKG, stenting and catheterization
  • Chest Pain Emergency Center
  • Diagnostics and imaging, including CT, MRI, ultrasound and X-rays
  • Emergency medicine physicians
  • General and traumatic surgery, and surgical critical care
  • Intensivists/critical care doctors
  • Sophisticate technology and equipment
  • Specialized stroke treatment protocols
  • Stitches

Our Trauma and Emergency Team

Our specially trained emergency medicine doctors, trauma surgeons, nurses and other professionals are ready to act in an emergency when you need them most. We also offer:

For More Information About Trauma and Emergency

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  • Bronson Methodist Hospital ED Staff

Patient Stories

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Related Classes & Events

  • Jun
    8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
    The Trauma Nursing Core Course (TNCC) empowers nurses with the knowledge, critical thinking skills, and hands-on training to provide expert care for trauma patients
  • Oct
    8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
    The Emergency Nursing Pediatric Course (ENPC) is a two-day program designed to upgrade the knowledge and skills necessary to care for pediatric patients in emergency situations. This is a nationally recognized program, which has been highly recommended for nurses who care for children.
  • Nov
    8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
    The Trauma Nursing Core Course (TNCC) empowers nurses with the knowledge, critical thinking skills, and hands-on training to provide expert care for trauma patients

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