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Kessler Trauma Center

The Kessler Trauma Center is the Greater Rochester's only full-service trauma facility. As such, it provides 24-hour access to high quality trauma systems leadership for the entire Finger Lakes Region. The Kessler Trauma Center admits over 2,200 injured patients each year.

State-of-the-Art Facility Speeds Critical Care

Home to the region's largest and most advanced emergency facility, Strong Memorial Hospital houses the newly expanded Kessler Trauma Center. Special features of the Kessler Trauma Center include:

  • Easy access by air (helipad) or Critical Care Transport Service (ground)
  • Comprehensive transfer center to coordinate all emergency and inter-facility transfer requests
  • Trauma team available around the clock
  • Modern, well-equipped resuscitation bays
  • State-of-the-art imaging, including CT scanner in the Trauma-ED center
  • Trauma ultrasound (FAST) capability
  • Direct access to newly designed trauma operating rooms
  • Outstanding critical care resources, including a 25-bed, dedicated Kessler Family Burn/Trauma Intensive Care Unit

Comprehensive approach to trama careQuality of Life Matters

Our care starts when a patient arrives at the Kessler Trauma Center and ends when they are successfully rehabilitated. We track each patient's progress to help ensure continuity of care throughout the recovery stage.

The diagram shows the comprehensive approach to trauma care at the Kessler Trauma Center.