Trauma Leadership

Our Trauma Leadership Team will work closely with the Trauma staff and Emergency Medical Services/First Responders in the community to coordinate patient care from the accident scene to our doors.

Meet Chandler Regional's Trauma Medical Director


Forrest “Dell” Moore, MD, FACS

Dr. Moore is the Medical Director for Chandler Regional Medical Center’s Level I Trauma Center and the Associate Program Director for the William Beaumont Army Medical Center General Surgery Residency. Prior to joining the Chandler Regional team, Dr. Moore spent four years with St. Joseph’s Hospital and Medical Center in Phoenix as the Director of Surgical and Trauma Critical Care, and as a faculty member for the General Surgery Residency Program. Dr. Moore has 10 years of experience practicing in Level I trauma centers.

He attended medical school at the Medical College of Wisconsin and fulfilled his residency and trauma/surgical critical care fellowship with the Christiana Care Health System in Wilmington, Del. Dr. Moore is board certified in both critical care surgery and general surgery.

Dr. Moore is Vice-Chair of the American College of Surgeons Committee on Trauma for Arizona and is active in numerous organizations, including the Eastern Association for the Surgery of Trauma and the Society of Critical Care Medicine. He is the senior editor for the review text Surgical Critical Care and Emergency Surgery and currently leads a multicenter American Association for the Surgery of Trauma study on presumptive antibiotics in tube thoracostomy for traumatic hemopneumothorax.

Trauma Leadership Team Contacts:

Dr. Forrest “Dell” Moore, MD, FACS
Trauma Medical Director 480.284.1703


Lori Wass, RN, BSN, MSN
Trauma Program Manager 480.728.3636.

Janet Shepard, RN, BSN, MHA
Nursing Director ER/Trauma 480.728.3128


Jennifer Larson
Trauma Registrar 480.728.3558

Annette Taylor

Annette Taylor, RN, BSN, CCRC
Trauma Research Clin. Coordinator 480.728.5721

The Trauma Team at Chandler Regional Includes

  • Anesthesiologists
  • CT techs
  • Emergency physicians
  • Nurses
  • Radiologists
  • Trauma critical care/acute care surgeons 

Our trauma surgeons include specialists in orthopedicsneurosurgery, cardiac surgery, thoracic surgery, hand surgery, vascular surgery, plastic surgery, obstetric and gynecologic surgery, ophthalmology and urology.