• Shock Trauma Critical Care Tower

    Shock Trauma Critical Care Tower

    The Shock Trauma Critical Care Tower, which opened in 2013, expands our capacity to care for the region's most critically injured and sick.

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    Shock Trauma

    The R Adams Cowley Shock Trauma Center at the University of Maryland Medical Center is Maryland's safety net, serving more than 8,600 critically ill and severely injured people each year. It is the highest-volume trauma center in the United States.

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The Nation's First and Only Integrated Trauma Hospital

Dr. R Adams Cowley is considered the pioneer of trauma care and gave the world the concept of the Golden Hour.

The R Adams Cowley Shock Trauma Center is dedicated to treating the critically sick and severely injured and employing groundbreaking research and innovative medical procedures with one goal in mind -- saving lives.

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Information for Friends and Family

Have a friend or family member being treated at the R Adams Cowley Shock Trauma Center? This section has everything you need to know before you head over.

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Transferring Patients

To transfer a patient please call 410-328-1234. Your call will be answered by our Critical Care Transfer Coordinators at Maryland ExpressCare. This number is for referring physicians only.

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Trauma Survivors Network

Trauma Survivor? Find the resources and support you may need during the recovery of a traumatic injury. We are here to help.

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Call us at 410-328-9284 to make an appointment.

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