Penn Surgery

Traumatology, Surgical Critical Care and Emergency Surgery

Transfers and Referrals

CALL 877-937-PENN (7366)

and speak directly with an attending trauma surgeon, general surgeon, intensivist and flight operations.

Rapid, Easy Access to the Most Advanced Medical Care

For critically ill patients in need of immediate quaternary-level care, consider the vast, state-of-the-art resources at Penn Medicine. In-house attending physician coverage 24-hours a day, seven days a week

  • Multidisciplinary team approach to care
  • The most advanced specialty care in the region
  • Ability to treat the highest acuity patients
  • Excellent outcomes that rank well above national averages
  • PennSTAR aeromedical coverage within a 150-mile radius
  • Nationally ranked by U.S. News & World Report
  • Magnet Award recognition for excellence in nursing care

Transferring a patient to a Penn Medicine hospital is easy and requires only on call. Experienced medical dispatchers are available around the clock to facilitate transfers quickly and efficiently. Staff can also arrange ground or air transportation, eliminating any type of time delay.