Whether your child suffers a sprained ankle from a slide into second base, or your parent is experiencing symptoms of a heart attack, you can feel assured they’ll receive the best care possible, right here in Brookings, close to home.
Emergency Department Care Team
If you or your family ever experiences a medical emergency, our first-class team is ready to care for you.
Our expert emergency team includes:
- ED medical director, Dr. John Jerstad
- Physician Dr. Mark Vossler
- Physician Dr. Christopher Wangsness
- Physician assistant Tara Heinze
- Highly qualified nursing and ancillary services staff
Emergency Department Facilities
Our modern Emergency Department is ready to serve you 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.
Our facilities include eleven private patient rooms, including rooms dedicated to trauma, obstetrics/gynecology, pediatrics, orthopedics and psychiatrics.
In addition, it includes state-of-the-art technology, such as an internal communication system, electronic medical records, and enhanced security.
In case of an Emergency dial 911.
Our comprehensive emergency health services include:
Emergency Services Patient Testimonials
Watch SDSU video producer Bruce Anderson talk about the care he received when he had a stroke.
Watch Lynn Darnall of Brookings talk about her experience in our emergency room when she had chest pain caused by a rare virus.