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ASHEVILLE, N.C. (Dec. 18, 2014) – Mission Medical Associates Trauma Surgery is pleased to announce the addition of Michael J. Schurr, MD. Dr. Schurr joins Mission from the University of Colorado Department of Surgery. 

“We are pleased to have Dr. Schurr join the team of exceptional surgeons at Mission Medical Associates Trauma Surgery, and to take on the role of Surgical Director of Mission Wound Services,” said Jonathan Bailey, Vice President of Operations for Mission Health. “He will be a valuable asset to the community and to Mission Health, bringing extensive educational experience and a skilled background to his role as a critical care surgeon and surgical director.”

ASHEVILLE, N.C. (June 13, 2014) --  Mission Hospital’s trauma center has once again received Level II certification, further confirming its commitment to providing the highest quality of care to our community, as evidenced by the recent site visit of the Office of Emergency Medical Services.  Mission’s trauma center is the region’s only trauma center with this level of designation, serving more than 3,400 patients per year .  
 

Mission Health's TeleStroke program recently conducted its 100th TeleStroke consultation. Alex Schneider, MD, a neurologist located in Asheville, NC, used “IC4U” – a TeleStroke robot located in Angel Medical Center in Franklin, NC – to successfully treat a stroke patient 70 miles away in Franklin during the crucial first moments of a stroke.

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We are Western North Carolina’s designated Level II Trauma Center. 

We provide the region with transport services, medical airlift, and a highly trained and coordinated Emergency Department team. 

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