Kvamme Joins Brookings Health System’s Anesthesia Team

Posted: 2/8/2016

CRNA Brian KvammeCertified Registered Nurse Anesthetist (CRNA) Brian Kvamme recently joined Brookings Health System’s anesthesia department.

Kvamme has over seven years of medical experience and is a member of the American Association of Nurse Anesthetists. He received his master’s in nurse anesthesia from St Mary’s University of Minnesota in Minneapolis and is also a graduate of SDSU’s nursing program.

As a member of the anesthesia department, Kvamme provides anesthetic care for patients of all ages, from initial evaluation to discharge. He works closely with surgeons and the entire operating room team to provide patients pain relief before, during and after surgery.

Brookings Health System’s anesthesia department offers personalized pain management for patients, including general anesthesia, sedation, spinal, epidural and labor epidural. In addition, the anesthesia team provides invasive and non-invasive pain relief techniques along with patient-controlled painkillers. The team is also available to help patients with chronic pain manage their condition. To learn more, visit www.brookingshealth.org/anesthesia.

About Brookings Health System

Brookings Health System, located in Brookings, South Dakota, includes a 49-bed hospital, the 79-bed The Neighborhoods at Brookview nursing home, Brookhaven Estates senior living apartments, Yorkshire Eye Clinic, Arlington Medical Center and White Medical Clinic. It is a non-profit, city-owned facility that offers the community a full range of inpatient, outpatient, surgical and extended care services. The emergency room is staffed 24 hours a day and provides around the clock patient needs ranging from minor injuries to life threatening crises. For more information about the services offered at Brookings Health System, please call (605) 696-9000 or visit us on the Web at brookingshealth.org.