We Provide the Best Possible Care for Those Who are Critically Ill or Injured

Our Trauma Facilities 

Scottsdale Healthcare Osborn Medical Center is a 337-bed, full-service medical center. It is noted throughout the region as a leader in the fields of trauma, cardiovascular medicine, radiologic technology, neurosurgery and orthopedics. The hospital’s expanded, 55,000 sq. ft. Emergency Department and Level I Trauma Center opened in September 2004. A Total Joint Replacement Center, specializing in minimally invasive procedures, opened in 2006. The campus also is home to Family Medicine Residency Program and a surgical residency program. 

Scottsdale Healthcare Shea Medical Center is a 405-bed full-service medical center providing medical/surgical, critical care, obstetrics, pediatrics, surgery, cardiovascular and oncology services. All patient rooms are private. The Emergency Department is a Level II Trauma Center. In 2005, Scottsdale Healthcare launched the Scottsdale Clinical Research Institute and became a primary clinical research site for the Translational Genomics Research Institute (TGen). TGen Clinical Research Services opened in October 2005 and includes a Genomic Medicine and Individual Therapy Clinic and a Pancreatic Cancer Clinic. 

Scottsdale Healthcare Thompson Peak Hospital medical campus is located near the northeast corner of Scottsdale Road and Thompson Peak Parkway. Scottsdale Healthcare opened its third hospital, Scottsdale Healthcare Thompson Peak, on the medical campus November 2007. The community medical-surgical hospital opened with 64 inpatient beds and space for 120 additional future beds. Services include an emergency department, inpatient and outpatient surgery and a full range of support services, diagnostic imaging and non-invasive diagnostics. 

Scottsdale Healthcare Osborn Emergency Department and Trauma Center

Since the hospital’s inception in 1962, Scottsdale Healthcare has been committed to providing emergency services. Scottsdale’s population grew from 10,000 people in 1962 to 220,000+ people today. As our community grows, so has our emergency and trauma services. 

In September 2004, we opened a new and expanded Emergency Department and Trauma Center at Osborn. We log more than 50,000 emergency patients annually, including more than 250 traumas per month. The new facility accommodates up to 100,000 patients per year at full capacity. 

Emergency Department and Trauma Center statistics 

• 55,000 square feet 

• Accommodates up to 100,000 patients annually 

• 42 rooms 

• 12 minor medicine rooms 

• 26 major medical rooms 

• 4 trauma rooms in bays of two 

• 4 of the major medical rooms convert to two trauma rooms 

• 3 helicopter helipad 

• State-of-the-art digital radiology suite 

• Accommodates multiple simultaneous ambulance arrivals 

Trauma Center Traits 

• Education: Advanced and ongoing training of Trauma Team members. 

• Availability: A fully qualified Trauma Team staffs the Trauma Center 24-hours a day, 7 days a week. 

• Facilities: Specially equipped resuscitation rooms and a fully prepared surgical suite are always available. 

• Commitment: Support and understanding of the Trauma Center is organization-wide. 

Trauma Team 

Emergency department physicians Operating room nurses
Trauma surgeons Critical Care nurses
Trauma anesthesiologists Physical therapists
Trauma nurses Occupational therapists
Orthopedic surgeons Speech therapists
Oral-maxillofacial surgeons Respiratory therapists
Neuro surgeons Emergency department technicians
Plastic surgeons X-ray technicians
Radiologists Chaplains


Maricopa Integrated Health System

Scottsdale Healthcare collaborates with Maricopa Integrated Health System to provide a full spectrum of clinical experiences. Maricopa Integrated Health System provides burn trauma, pediatric trauma, trauma center and behavioral health rotations. 

The Training Program Partnership with Maricopa Integrated Health System 

This partnership provides training and rotations and began in 2007 with a formal agreement that enables Scottsdale Healthcare to offer malpractice coverage to military participants sited at Maricopa Integrated Health System. 

The joint effort elevates the opportunities available at Scottsdale Healthcare with additional trauma, pediatric trauma, burn center and behavioral health sites located at Maricopa Integrated Health System. It has become a model for two large healthcare systems working together to address a common goal. 

Brief descriptions of both programs are offered below, click here for more comprehensive information about Maricopa Integrated Health System.  

The Maricopa Integrated Health System (MIHS) includes Maricopa Medical Center, the Arizona Burn Center, the Comprehensive Healthcare Center, the McDowell Healthcare Clinic, 10 community-oriented family health centers, a psychiatric services center, two behavioral health centers (inpatient, although one is also outpatient), and an attendant care program. 

MIHS is the health care safety net for citizens of Maricopa County. Providing care for all who enter its doors, MIHS has nearly 20,000 inpatient admissions and 300,000 outpatient visits each year. In addition, Maricopa Medical Center is a premier training center for the nation's physicians. The medicine, surgery, pediatrics and ob/gyn programs, in particular, contribute to the body of knowledge of patient care.