Trauma center in Bayonet Point, Florida

Bayonet Point Hospital is proud to provide patients in Pasco, Hernando and Citrus counties access to life-saving trauma care close to home in Bayonet Point. Our hospital has received recognition from the Florida Department of Health as a Level II Trauma Center

When a traumatic injury occurs, time is of the essence. Our Level II Trauma Center is open 24/7 to provide the critical care patients need through prompt diagnoses and expedited treatments.

If you or someone you know experiences a severe injury, don't wait—call 911 immediately.

We have always offered our community advanced care in our emergency room (ER). With the addition of our Level II Trauma Center and trauma-trained staff, our emergency response power is even greater. We work closely with local emergency medical services (EMS) to ensure seamless care for our patients.

Our trauma services

As a Level II Trauma Center, our hospital meets numerous standards that help our staff provide superior patient care in emergency situations. A board-certified trauma surgeon is on-site 24/7, and specialty surgeons are available in a range of specialties, including neurosurgery, orthopedic surgery and oral-maxillo facial surgery.

Our hospital departments work with our trauma center to make sure patients receive the thorough care they deserve. Trauma services extend to multiple hospital units and specialties, including:

Trauma conditions we treat

A trauma is defined as a serious injury or shock to the body. At our Level II Trauma Center, we treat a wide range of traumatic injuries and conditions, including:

  • Thoracic (chest) and abdominal trauma
  • Spinal trauma
  • Leg and arm trauma
  • Facial trauma, including eyes, ears, nose and mouth
  • Brain and head trauma
  • Neck trauma

Common causes of traumatic injury

A traumatic injury may result from a number of causes, including:

  • Automobile and motorcycle accidents
  • Drowning
  • Falls
  • Gunshot wounds and stabbings
  • Natural disasters, such as fire, flood and earthquake
  • Physical assaults
  • Severe burns

Preventing falls

At Bayonet Point Hospital, our motivation in becoming a Level II Trauma Center was to better serve our community. With this in mind, we have continued our commitment to community service by offering classes to educate patients on reducing the risk for traumatic injuries.

Our team has designed a class to help members of our community reduce their risk for falls and increase physical activity. This class, called A Matter of Balance, aims to help participants feel more confident in their abilities to manage falls through strength training and learning how to protect themselves if a fall occurs.

Register online for A Matter of Balance

Trauma surgery

Depending on the type of trauma, our team makes sure every patient receives a thorough evaluation to determine if surgical treatment is needed. If surgery is the best option, you can trust our medical center offers the comprehensive services you need to make a healthy recovery.