Acute Care and Trauma Surgery

Main Number: 617-414-4861

The Sections of Acute Care and Trauma Surgery/Surgical Critical Care in the Department of Surgery care admit approximately 2,400 patients each year. Surgeons in this group are full-time faculty members of Boston University Chobanian & Avedisian School of Medicine. Surgical Critical Care faculty, all boarded in surgical critical care and with additional qualifications in traumatology and acute care surgery, provide 24/7 services for Boston Medical Center (BMC).

At BMC, we have earned a reputation dating back more than a century for excellence in trauma care. The BMC Trauma Center, one of the country’s finest, has earned verification from the American College of Surgeons as a Level 1 adult trauma center and a Level 2 pediatric center. It is the busiest trauma center in New England and sees the highest percentage of penetrating trauma cases in the region.

In addition to providing excellent surgical care, our faculty are committed to training the next generation of surgeons and to conducting a wide range of research, with a focus on reducing disparities in access to health care and high-quality surgical care and on improving surgical outcomes.

Trauma Program

Watch the video below to learn more about the Trauma Program.

Our Team

Peter A. Burke, MD
Chief, Acute Care & Trauma Surgery
Professor of Surgery

Tejal Brahmbhatt, MD
Assistant Professor of Surgery

Sunday Clark, ScD, MPH
Research Director, Boston Trauma Institute

Josh Davies, MD
Assistant Professor of Surgery

Tracey Dechert, MD
Chief, Surgical Critical Care
Associate Professor of Surgery

Abraham Jaffe, MD
Assistant Professor of Surgery

Pei-Wen Lim, MD
Assistant Professor of Surgery

Aaron Richman, MD
Assistant Professor of Surgery

Sabrina E. Sanchez, MD, MPH
Assistant Professor of Surgery

Dane Scantling, DO, MPH
Assistant Professor of Surgery

Kathryn Twomey, MD
Assistant Professor of Surgery

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