A trauma surgeon explains the bloody reality of keeping gunshot victims alive


This month’s shooting at YouTube’s headquarters, which left four people injured and one person dead, rattled Silicon Valley. But for Dr. Andre Campbell, a trauma surgeon at Zuckerberg San Francisco General Hospital and Trauma Center where three of the victims were taken following the shooting, gun violence is a daily reality.

“Gun violence happens every day throughout the United States,” Campbell told reporters at a press briefing organized shortly after the shooting. “But I don’t see you guys out here — because I’d like to make sure that people know that we got a serious problem that we need to address.”

Campbell, who has worked at Zuckerberg San Francisco General Hospital for over 20 years and is also a professor of surgery at the…

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