Motorcyclist Ross Biondo was crushed and broken in a hit-and-run accident,
and doctors at a (local) County hospital knew they couldn't perform the
sophisticated surgery he needed.
As Biondo was helicoptered out, he told the pilot to take him to the best
"The pilot said, 'OK, Receiving,' " recalls Biondo.
Press, March 8, 2003
When you need the best…
It’s a “given” that no one wants to end up in the emergency room as a result
of trauma. The reality, however, is that a large number of people do. Here at
Detroit Receiving, we are prepared for those cases and offer the very best in
trauma care available in Wayne County, as well as among the most superb trauma
care in the country.
Detroit Receiving Hospital is the first Level I Trauma Center in the state of
Michigan, and one of the first in the country, as verified by the American
College of Surgeons Committee on Trauma. Being a Level 1 Trauma Center
distinguishes us as meeting the highest possible standards for trauma care in
Delivering this standard of excellence is made possible by a collaborative
team made up of some of the nation’s finest surgeons, doctors, nurses,
technicians, lab personnel and many others who work diligently to offer the best
in emergency and trauma medicine.