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Emergency Medicine


Hours: Staffed 24/7

501 Airport Road, Rifle, CO 81650


Emergency rooms treat patients based on the severity of condition. Patients with life-threatening injuries are treated first. 

Some of the most common reasons to go to an emergency room are:

• Severe chest pain

• Severe abdominal pain

• Wheezing or shortness of breath

• Paralysis

• Intestinal bleeding

• High fevers or rash, especially among children

• Vaginal bleeding with pregnancy

• Repeated vomiting

• Poisoning

• Severe head or eye injuries

• Allergic reactions

• Unconsciousness


Emergency Room Providers


Rakhat Ashymov, PA-C

Garrett Caputo, MD

Robert Citkovic, PA-C

Michael Duehrssen, MD

Kenneth J. Eckstein, MD

S. Nichole Feeney, MD

Kelly Glenn, DO, ACEP

Gregory Holley, PA-C

Mark Kane, PA-C

Chelsea Lawrenz, PA-C

Justin Knight, MD, ED Medical Director

Ty Nichols, MD

Sara Shainholtz, PA-C

Matthew Skwiot, MD

Dolores Snell, PA-C



Emergency Department Fees