As a Verified Level 2 Trauma Center, McLaren Oakland is equipped to meet the needs of those traumatically injured in Oakland County. We are a resource and base hospital for nine emergency services providers and assist in EMS training programs. We also provide injury prevention information and classes to provide a safer environment in which to live.
McLaren Oakland became a Verified Level 2 Trauma Center in November of 2006 and was re-verified in 2015. This prestigious recognition is determined by the American College of Surgeons Committee on Trauma who verify trauma centers around the world. The standard of care provided includes 24-hour availability of emergency services, surgeons, trauma trained nurses, operating rooms, radiology, critical care, and other services to evaluate each trauma patient immediately upon arrival. Because when it's someone you love, 15 minutes can be a lifetime.
About our trauma verification
The trauma team
In July 2013, Cory Bacon's life would forever be changed. He was hanging out with his friends when he decided to jump into a canal. He dove in and as he hit the water, his head hit something hard and his body became instantly paralyzed from the neck down....MORE