Trauma Care

Trauma Care

Patient Referral and Consultation Line: 1.800.362.3292

Wesley Medical Center is a Level 1 Trauma Center, accredited by the American College of Surgeons, which provides the highest level of expert care for all types of injuries adult and pediatrics. State-of-the-art technology and facilities include a 42-bed Emergency Department, including a pediatric emergency department, 26-bed Surgical Intensive Care Unit, 12-bed Pediatric Intensive Care Unit, and 28 operating rooms. Trauma patients are brought to Wesley by ground and air ambulances from across Kansas and northern Oklahoma. Highly trained and experienced trauma surgeons are in-house 24-hours, 7-days a week. Nine board-certified general surgeons, with four who are board-certified in critical care medicine:

Board-certified surgeons and board-certified critical care intensivists:

  • Paul Harrison, M.D., Medical Director of Trauma Services
  • David Acuna, D.O., Associate Director of Trauma Services
  • Bruce Thomas, D.O.
  • Donald Vasquez, D.O., Medical Director of Critical Care

Board-certified in surgery:

  • Diana Hunt, M.D.
  • Brent Lancaster, M.D.
  • Scott Porter, M.D.
  • William Waswick, M.D.
  • Christina Nicholas, M.D.

Other trauma team members include subspecialty physicians, trauma nurses, physician’s assistants, nurse practitioners, trauma registers, pharmacists, chaplains, social workers, therapists and other types of specialists.

Trauma Program Manager:

Mike Valdez - R.N.

Additional Links

Glasgow Trauma Score
Wesley Trauma Education and Outreach
Wesley Trauma Registry