Trauma surgeons Rosemarie Robledo and Lawrence E. Nelson have joined the staff of the North Oaks Medical Center Shock Trauma Program, a news release said.

Robledo has a master’s degree from Drexel College of Medicine in Philadelphia, and a medical degree from the University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey in Stratford. She completed an internship and residency through Rowan University School of Osteopathic Medicine in Stratford, New Jersey, and a fellowship in Trauma Critical Care Surgery through LSU School of Medicine in New Orleans.

Nelson completed his master’s studies at Purdue University in Lafayette, Indiana. He earned his medical degree from the Chicago College of Osteopathic Medicine. He completed a residency and internship through Metro Health Hospital in Wyoming, Michigan, and a fellowship in trauma and critical care at Grant Medical Center in Columbus, Ohio. He previously served as assistant professor of surgery at University of Nebraska Medical Center in Omaha. Nelson is certified by the American Osteopathic Board in General Surgery and Critical Care Surgery.

The program offers coordinated care and trauma surgeons to treat victims suddenly stricken by serious traumatic injury, the release said. The program serves Tangipahoa, Livingston, St. Helena, St. Tammany and Washington parishes.