Cynthia R. Fusco, DO, FACOS, Appointed
Director of Aria Health's Trauma Program
Trauma, critical care, and emergency surgery specialist will oversee 1 of 12 designated Level 2 Regional Resource Trauma Centers in Pennsylvania
Cynthia R. Fusco, DO, FACOS, has recently been named to the position of Director of the Trauma Program at Aria Health, the largest healthcare provider in Northeast Philadelphia and Lower Bucks County.
In this role, Dr. Fusco will lead a multidisciplinary team that includes specialists from neurosurgery, orthopedics, plastic surgery, otolaryngology (ear, nose, and throat), anesthesia, and other surgical and medicine specialties, as needed for individual patient care. She will also oversee the Trauma Center at Aria Health-Torresdale, 1 of 12 designated Level 2 Regional Resource Trauma Centers in Pennsylvania, as designated by the Pennsylvania Trauma Systems Foundation.
Dr. Fusco’s professional experience includes work as a trauma and critical care surgeon and inpatient medical director at Cooper University Hospital in Camden, N.J. She was also a general surgeon and trauma surgeon at Aria Health-Frankford, in Philadelphia, CV Surgical Associates and Saint Mary Medical Center, both in Langhorne, PA.
After receiving her undergraduate degree from Hood College in Frederick, MD, Dr. Fusco worked in the aerospace industry as an engineer. She then went on to earn a degree in osteopathic medicine from the Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine (PCOM.) Her clinical training includes an internship at Delaware Valley Medical Center in Langhorne, PA, a general surgery residency at PCOM and Delaware Valley Medical Center and a fellowship in trauma and critical care at Aria Health-Torresdale.
Aria Health is the largest healthcare provider in Northeast Philadelphia and Lower Bucks County. With three leading-edge community hospitals and a strong network of outpatient centers and primary care physicians, Aria upholds a longstanding tradition of bringing advanced medicine and personal care to the many communities it serves.
For more information call 1-877-808-ARIA (2742) or visit ARIAHEALTH.org.