Division of Acute Care Surgery Director Dr. Jeffrey Kerby speaks to medical staff in the UAB Emergency Department.

The Division of Acute Care Surgery works closely with the departments of Neurosurgery, Orthopaedics, Otolaryngology, Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, Plastic Surgery and Urology. Together with the regional and statewide EMS programs, the division provides a comprehensive multidisciplinary program of care for severely injured multisystem trauma or burn victims. UAB Hospital has been verified as a Level I Trauma Center by the 1999 American College of Surgeons Standards and the State of Alabama and has become one of the major treatment centers in the southeastern U.S. for patients suffering traumatic injury.