Trauma Surgery

Serving Tempe, Grand Junction, Apache Junction, Gold Canyon, Casa Grande & Florence

Trauma surgery utilizes both operative and non-operative management techniques to treat severe injuries caused by accidents, violence, and other traumatic events. Trauma surgery typically takes place within critical care or specialized trauma centers. Trauma surgeons are often called upon to treat bone fractures, lacerations, burns, and life-threatening internal injuries.

To schedule a consultation for trauma surgery in Mesa, Gilbert, Chandler, or Queen Creek, please contact Surgical Professionals at 480-892-2456.  

Who Needs Trauma Surgery?

Your physician may recommend trauma surgery to treat the following conditions:

  • Thermal burns
  • Frostbite
  • Toxic inhalation
  • Appendicitis
  • Diverticulitis
  • Perforated bowel/ulcer
  • Abdominal abscess
  • Sepsis
  • Incarcerated hernia

These conditions are potential emergencies and should be evaluated in the emergency room.

Types of Trauma Surgeries

  • Trauma evaluation
  • Exploratory laparotomy (examination of the abdominal cavity for bleeding and injury)
  • Emergency thoracotomy (for treatment of lung injuries)
  • Chest wall stabilization (for treatment of rib fractures)
  • Appendectomy (removal of the appendix)
  • Cholecystectomy (removal of the gallbladder)
  • Tracheostomy (creating an opening in the neck to insert a tube within the windpipe)

Some of these procedures can be performed via laparoscopy or robotic surgery. This involves the insertion of a camera and surgical tools through a small incision rather than a large one. This results in less pain, smaller scars, and expedited recovery periods.

Risks of Trauma Surgery

Trauma surgeries are among the most difficult to perform. When the procedure is because of an accident, burns, etc., multiple organs and systems can require immediate attention. These procedures are often extremely complex and require the most significant degree of surgical skill to perform.

All surgeries have risks associated with the procedure. Some of these are rather serious, and it’s important to discuss these with the physician before the procedure. When trauma occurs, possible complications include but are not limited to:

  • Pulmonary embolism
  • Cellulitis or decubitus ulcer
  • Postprocedural hemorrhage
  • Postprocedural hematoma
  • Infection
  • Postoperative stroke
  • Aspiration pneumonia
  • Urinary tract complications

The potential complications vary depending on each surgery. Your physician will discuss these with you before the procedure. Our team of dedicated trauma surgeons makes every effort to minimize the risk of complications for our patients.

Please ask your surgeon any specific questions you have regarding potential complications.

Recovering from Trauma Surgery

Following the operation, you will be transferred into a postoperative recovery area. At this stage, your surgeon and other medical team members will monitor your health for any signs of complications.

When you awake, your surgeon will meet with you to discuss the surgery results and whether any follow-up surgeries will be required. Every traumatic event is different, and you may require further surgery, physical therapy, or long-term care.

Schedule Trauma Surgery in Mesa, Queen Creek, Chandler, Gilbert & Surrounding Areas

Most traumatic surgeries can’t wait for you to delay treatment. When traumatic events occur, the team at Surgical Professionals is ready to assist you. Our team of general surgeons has decades of combined experience you can trust. When emergencies occur, our team will answer your call.

If we don’t believe that your health condition does not require surgical intervention, we will not hesitate to tell you so. Our patients’ health and safety are our primary responsibility, and if we are unable to assist you, we will refer you to a provider who can.

Please contact Surgical Professionals at 480-892-2456 to schedule a consultation for trauma surgery in Mesa, Queen Creek, Chandler, Gilbert, or surrounding areas.

What Our Patients Have to Say
JM

AMAZING! Dr. Ju is an awesome Dr he did an emergency surgery on me, he was so calm and professional. He made what could have been a horrible experience so easy. Thank you, Dr. Ju,
I have had 2 surgeries by Dr. Ju, gallbladder removal & a small fatty tissue tumor in my lower back. Both we’re successful with no complications. Dr. Ju is not only highly skilled as a surgeon, but he is also very personal & compassionate.
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March, 2020 Dr. Gray performed my thyroid cancer surgery. Everything went as he said it would. He is a very competent and gifted surgeon. I would highly recommend him as a surgeon.

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Really trust this Dr. Ju. I am glad I had him to do emergency surgery on me and to put things back to normal.

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July 7 2016 Dr. Grey took the time to answer all my questions even after I had left the office . I was referred to him after a failed attempt with another surgeon and so far I’m 14 hours post surgery and doing good . Thank you Jennifer for your efforts and Dr. Grey

Tiff in Phoenix, AZ /
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What can I say Dr. Ju did my very first ever surgery, and wow he was amazing, I was scared out of my mind but he made me feel comfortable, I healed nicely and was no longer in pain. He is an amazing surgeon god definitely blessed his ability.

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Dr Gray did an excellent job twice when my father had hernias. One was an emergency situation, and the other was not. Both times, Dr Gray showed expertise in diagnosing the problem, performing the surgery, setting our expectations and follow through after the procedure. I definitely would recommend him for your surgical procedures.

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Dr. Ju saved my life. I had surgery back in 2010 (almost 10 years ago). He is an amazing surgeon with a wonderful concern for his patients. His staff were also very professional and caring during a very difficult time in my life. Thank you, Doctor Ju.

Rose Martin /
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Had an inguinal hernia Dr Gray did a great job I strongly recommend his skills

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Dr Ju is amazing. It was my first surgery and I was scared. I came thru it no problems. Thank you!

Wendy Foody /
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My entire experience with Doctor Gray was of the utmost professionalism courtesy kindness by all of his staff included. Doctor Gray was dynamic in his experience and his knowledge. In my experience I thought I was taken care very well which gave me a great level of confidence in my experience through this surgery.

Brett Barker /
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This Doctor saved my life and I have nothing but admiration for him. Dr. Brian Ju was my surgeon for the removal of my gall bladder 2 weeks ago. He is the most phenomenal and adept surgeon I’ve ever experienced. He even coordinated with the anesthesiologists to ensure that the anesthesia had anti-nausea elements because of my history with nausea!

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I am not from the valley but was here to visit my son and his family. Dr. Gray and his staff were amazing in getting me in and actually scheduling my surgery the day after I had my first visit. The office staff – especially Alex is absolutely the BEST. Everyone is extremely efficient and at the same time – very caring. I can not thank Dr. Gray and his staff more! Very grateful and I wish I could package what you have going on and take it home with me! THANK YOU!!!!

Kathi in Pueblo, Colorado /
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I was fortunate have Dr. Ju for two surgeries. He was an excellent surgeon for one, and his bed side manor was outstanding. I felt very confident with Dr. Ju and his staff. If I were to have any procedures or surgeries done in the future, I would schedule them with Dr. Ju and the excellent staff at Surgical Professionals Inc. Thank you again to a wonderful professional staff.

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10 years ago, gall bladder, now hernia repair. I specifically went back to him because of his bedside manner and professionalism. I highly recommend him to anybody looking for a positive experience.

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