Dr. Dominick Eboli has been named director of the Bristol-Myers Squibb Trauma Center at Capital Health Regional Medical Center. He previously served as the trauma center’s associate director and succeeds Dr. Louis D’Amelio, who was recently named vice president of Clinical Performance at Capital Health.
Dr. Eboli has served as associate director of the Bristol-Myers Squibb Trauma Center at Capital Health Regional Medical Center since 2006 and an attending surgeon in general surgery, trauma, and surgical critical care at Capital Health since July 2000.
He received his medical degree and completed his surgical residency at UMDNJ–Robert Wood Johnson Medical School in Piscataway, NJ and completed fellowship training in surgical critical care at Cooper Health System/University Medical Center in Camden, NJ. He is board certified by the American Board of Surgery in both general surgery and trauma/surgical critical care.
“I’m proud to work with our team in continuing Capital Health’s amazing track record as a nationally recognized center for trauma care,” said Dr. Dominick Eboli. “Our trauma program offers resources and expertise for severely injured patients that are not found in most general hospitals, including 24-hour immediate access to trauma surgeons and other specialists, operating rooms, trauma/medical ICU, surgical trauma unit, blood bank, radiology, and dialysis services.”
In 2016, the Bristol-Myers Squibb Trauma Center at Capital Health Regional Medical Center was recertified as a Level II Trauma Center by the Committee on Trauma of the American College of Surgeons (ACS). This was the sixth verification for Capital Health since 1998. The center is also designated as a Level II Trauma Center by the New Jersey Department of Health.
According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, injury is the fourth leading cause of death in the U.S. each year. Care provided in a trauma center decreases the chance of death following injury by 20 –40% compared to care in ordinary hospitals.
The Bristol-Myers Squibb Trauma Center at Capital Health Regional Medical Center is one of 10 designated trauma centers in New Jersey.
It is the regional referral center for injured patients in Mercer County and adjacent parts of Somerset, Hunterdon, Burlington, and Middlesex counties as well as nearby areas of Pennsylvania.