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    Texas Trauma Institute

    The Texas Trauma Institute is built on a foundation of a long-term collaboration between the Memorial Hermann-Texas Medical Center Campus and The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth) Medical School. Our patients benefit from access to first-class UTHealth clinicians with extensive training and experience in the complete range of trauma care.

    Designated a Level I Trauma Center for both adults and children in Houston and surrounding areas, as well as the only verified burn center in the city, the Institute brings together a world-class team of clinicians, researchers and educators armed with the latest in research and technology to deliver comprehensive, life-saving services to the residents of the Gulf Coast region.


    Meet the Leaders

    Dr. John Holcomb md

    John Holcomb, MD

    Director, Texas Trauma Institute

    Dr. Charles Cox md

    Charles Cox, MD

    Co-Director, Texas Trauma Institute

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    Andrew Burgess, MD

    Chief of Orthopedic Trauma

    Dr. James Red Duke md

    James Red Duke, MD

    Medical Director, Life Flight

    Dr 
James McCarthy md

    James McCarthy, MD

    Chairman, Emergency Medicine

    Kiwon Lee M.D.

    Kiwon Lee, MD

    Medical Director, Neurocritical Care

    Dr. Laura Moore md

    Laura Moore, MD

    Medical Director, Shock Trauma ICU

    Dr. James Cross

    James Cross, MD

    Medical Director, John S. Dunn Sr. Burn Center




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