Trauma Patient Stories

As the region's only nationally verified Level I Trauma Center, designated by the American College of Surgeons, we provide round-the-clock care for patients with the most serious trauma injuries, from admission through rehabilitation and follow-up care. These are some of the stories of those who were treated at The University of Kansas Health System.
Trauma patient Steve Pelegrin

Trauma skill saves patient's hand

Specialty-trained experts save limb for former Army Ranger after woodworking accident. 
Read Steve's story
Trauma patient Luka Still

Saving Luka Still

Trauma team saves severely injured man without using blood transfusion.

Read Luka's story
Trauma patient Richard Rowe and nephew

On top of the world

Multidisciplinary team helps Richard Rowe pursue his travel dream after traumatic injury.

Read Richard's story
Trauma patient Jake Moore and wife

Valuing life's simple gifts

Advanced trauma care enables Jake Moore's dramatic recovery, new perspective.

Read Jake's story

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