The Acute Care Surgery team has been in place at Cleveland Clinic since 2010. The team was formed in response to a need for emergency surgical services provided by surgeons trained specifically in critical care and/or trauma. At Cleveland Clinic and nationwide, acute care surgery services have significantly improved patient care.
The Acute Care Surgery services has a dedicated operating room available 24 hours per day in which to perform surgery promptly.
You can reach the Acute Care Surgery team by calling 216.444.0733.
To schedule a follow-up appointment, please call 216.444.6664.
The Acute Care Surgery team treats the full range of emergent surgical cases, including:
Acute care surgery services are provided by a team of six surgeons and one physician assistant (PA-C) at Cleveland Clinic's main campus and at Hillcrest Hospital. A member of the team remains in the hospital at all times to monitor patients. Follow-up appointments are scheduled as needed with members of the team.
The team includes: