T. Al West, MD, MPH

Trauma Surgeon
EmCare Acute Care Surgery

Dr. West is an accomplished trauma surgeon. Dr. West has practiced in Texas at Medical Center of Plano, Medical Center of McKinney, Medical Center of Lewisville, Medical Center Hospital, Del Sol Medical Center, and Las Palmas Medical Center; and in New Hampshire at Portsmouth Regional Medical Center.

Dr. West currently practices surgery for EmCare Acute Care Surgery. Prior to joining EmCare, Dr. West was chief medical officer for Acute Surgical Care Specialists. Earlier in his career, he served as medical director for Trauma Services Medical Center of Plano; as chief of surgery for Medical Center of Plano; and as assistant professor of surgery in the Division of Burns, Trauma, and Critical Care at the University of Texas Southwestern Medical School. Dr. West also operated a private general surgery practice for several years during his career.

Dr. West holds numerous certifications, including those with the Texas Board of Medical Examiners, Florida Board of Medicine, Tennessee Board of Medical Examiners, New Hampshire Board of Medicine, American Board of Surgery, ABS Added Qualification in Critical Care, and ATLS Course Instructor.

Dr. West holds a fellowship with the American College of Surgeons Texas Medical Association. He is also a member of the Dallas County Medical Society, Parkland Surgical Society, and Henry N. Harkins Surgical Society.

Dr. West has an abundance of publications, abstracts and presentations to his name.