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Level III Trauma Center


MHP maintains a Level III Trauma Center designation from the Iowa Department of Public Health. This means we have committed to having dedicated emergency physicians onsite 24/7. In addition, Radiologic imaging, Laboratory and Surgical Services staff are available 24/7 to respond timely to our patient’s needs.

All of our emergency physicians and general surgeons are specially trained in Advanced Trauma Life Support. Our staff and physicians maintain extensive certification in the areas of Advanced Cardiac Life Support, Advanced Pediatric Life Support as well as Neonatal Resuscitation.

Achieving this level of trauma designation requires a strong commitment from the emergency personnel at MHP. Without this designation, many patients needing emergency trauma care would not be able to be treated locally. We are proud to be able to give this high level of care to patients when they need it most.