Medical City Plano named Collin County's first Level 1 trauma center

Medical City Plano has become the first hospital in Collin County to receive the state’s most comprehensive trauma center designation, the hospital announced Tuesday.

The Texas Department of State Health Services has designated Medical City Plano as a Level 1 trauma center, the hospital said Tuesday in a news release. The designation is offered to health facilities that “provide care for every aspect of injury—from prevention through rehabilitation,” according to the American Trauma Society.

“Achieving this advanced Trauma 1 designation reinforces our commitment as the leader in trauma and emergency services for the greater North Texas area and surrounding region,” Charles Gressle, CEO of Medical City Plano, said in the release.

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