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The Division of Trauma & 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 is the only Level I Trauma Center verified by the American College of Surgeons in the state of Alabama, and is a major treatment center in the southeastern U.S. for patients suffering traumatic injury.