Natividad Medical Center Announces the Appointment of the Leadership Team for the future Level II Trauma Center coming soon to the Central Coast

  • June 3, 2014

SALINAS, CA — Natividad Medical Center announced today the appointment of the Leadership Team for the future Level II Trauma Center coming soon to the Central Coast. Those team members include:

  • Alex Di Stante, MD — Fellowship-trained Trauma Medical Director
  • Chelsi Mettler, RN — Trauma Program Manager
  • Kristen Osland, RN — Trauma Prevention and Outreach Nurse

Under the leadership of this highly skilled team, the future Level II Trauma Center will provide exceptional life-saving trauma services with a focus of continuous commitment to excellence, while impacting the health, life and future of the men, women and children on the Central Coast of California.

The Level II Trauma Center Leadership Team believes that, with trauma, timing is everything. Natividad Medical Center is the Best Choice for trauma care given its dedicated team of trauma-trained members standing ready, at times of emergency, with the latest technology, providing comprehensive life-saving care to critically injured residents.

About Natividad Medical Center
Owned and operated by Monterey County, Natividad Medical Center is a 172-bed, acute-care hospital providing health care services to county residents for more than 128 years. Based in Salinas, Calif., Natividad Medical Center offers inpatient, outpatient, emergency, diagnostic and specialty medical care. NMC manages more than 34,000 patient days each year and more than 47,000 emergency department visits per year. NMC is ranked No. 1 in newborn deliveries in Monterey County, and is the only teaching hospital on the Central Coast, through its affiliation with the University of California, San Francisco (UCSF). With a medical staff of more than 228 physicians, Natividad’s mission is to continually monitor and improve the health of the people, including the vulnerable, in Monterey County through coordinated, affordable, high-quality health care. For more information, please call 831-755-4111 or visit