Rambam Health Care Campus is the only Level 1 trauma center in the north of Israel, serving as a referral hospital for 10 district hospitals in the region. The Trauma Center is the beating heart of the trauma activity in Rambam.
Of the 40,000 trauma patients treated annually in the Emergency Department, almost 4,000 require hospitalization; more than 700 of those are severely injured, making Rambam the busiest trauma center in the country. 20% of these injured patients are referrals from other hospitals and 38% require immediate surgery.
The Trauma Center team is led by Dr. Hany Bahouth, The rest of the team include Dr. Shahar Grunner and Dr. David Hochstein, Trauma Coordinators - Mrs. Gila Hyams, Mrs. Hen Ben Lulu and the Administrator Mrs. Yaeli Marom. In addition to its ongoing clinical work, the Trauma Center is involved in numerous related research projects.