About Us

The UMC Difference

As an academic medical center with a rich history of providing life-saving treatment in Southern Nevada, UMC serves as the anchor hospital of the Las Vegas Medical District, offering Nevada’s highest level of care to promote successful medical outcomes for patients.

Trust Nevada’s Highest Level of Care

UMC provides patients with access to a wide range of exclusive and specialized services, including Nevada's ONLY Level I Trauma Center, ONLY Designated Pediatric Trauma Center, ONLY Burn Care Center and ONLY Center for Transplantation.

The UMC Trauma Center provides life-saving care to community members, visitors and residents of nearby states. Serving patients in a 10,000-square-mile area, the UMC Trauma Center provided care to approximately 12,500 patients in 2016. The UMC Trauma Center has a survivability rate of 96 percent, including patients who were transported to UMC with less than a 1 percent chance of survival.

The UMC Lions Burn Care Center recently became one of only 67 hospitals in the nation to be verified as a Burn Center by the American Burn Association and the Committee on Trauma of the American College of Surgeons. This achievement recognizes the UMC Lions Burn Care Center’s commitment to providing patients with the highest level of burn care.

Cutting-Edge Technology

From advanced robotic surgery to revolutionary wireless pacemakers, UMC remains committed to offering the latest breakthroughs in medical technology.

In 2017, UMC became the first hospital in Nevada to offer a procedure to implant the world’s smallest pacemaker, which is approximately the size of a large vitamin.

UMC also offers an innovative Robotic Surgery Program, utilizing advanced tools to provide the least invasive, most precise options available. UMC’s da Vinci Xi Surgical System combines advanced robotic, computer and optical technologies to assist surgeons with a wide range of operations.

The Future of Medicine

Further establishing its position as a leading academic medical center, UMC formed a strategic partnership with the UNLV School of Medicine, with the hospital serving as the anchor partner for the newly developed school to deliver the region’s finest academic medicine.

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