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Trauma: Trauma Surgery

When someone is critically injured, a trauma surgeon knows every second counts. You can trust the trauma surgeons and staff at Mercyhealth’s trauma centers.

Trauma is a serious, life- or limb-threatening injury caused by an automobile crash, gunshots, knife wounds, falls, battery or burns. Our trauma surgeons and staff use a variety of surgical and non-surgical procedures to treat traumatic injuries. They also resuscitate and stabilize the patient, and provide follow-up care.

Millions of traumatic injuries occur every year in the United States, and trauma surgeons must be ready take on any medical challenge. A trauma surgeon is specially trained to work on complex and various injuries and make quick decisions in the minutes and hours after a serious injury.

Mercyhealth has a full team of trauma surgeons and nurses, as well as a full complement of trauma staff, in its Level 1 trauma center at Javon Bea Hospital-Riverside in Rockford, IL and Mercyhealth Hospital and Trauma Center in Janesville, WI. Our trauma patients are routinely admitted for inpatient hospital care. We also accept patients from Level III and IV facilities.

Our trauma surgeons specialize in neurosurgery, orthopedic surgery, ear, nose, and throat surgery, and plastic and reconstructive surgery, plus other areas of medical expertise.


Find a Provider

Providers available for this service:


Javon Bea Hospital–Riverside

8201 E. Riverside Blvd.
Rockford, IL 61114

Phone: (815) 971-7000

Javon Bea Hospital–Rockton

2400 N. Rockton Ave.
Rockford, IL 61103

Phone: (815) 971-5000

Mercyhealth Hospital and Trauma Center–Janesville

1000 Mineral Point Ave.
Janesville, WI 53548

Phone: (608) 756-6000
Toll-Free (800) 756-4147

Mercyhealth Terrace

510 N. Terrace St.
Janesville, WI 53548

Phone: (608) 756-6869

Surgical Associates of Northern Illinois at Mercyhealth—Rockton

2350 N. Rockton Ave., 5th floor
Rockford, IL 61103

Phone: (815) 971-7150
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