Located in our Specialty Clinic at the north entrance of our Rifle Campus.
501 Airport Road, Rifle, Colorado 81650
For more information on our After Hours Clinic out-patient hospital services, call 970.625.1510
Please note: Emergency rooms treat patients based on the severity of condition. Patients with life-threatening injuries are treated first.
Carl Seger, MD
Originally from the small town of Buffalo, Wyoming, Dr. Seger attended the University of Washington School of Medicine before completing his residency and fellowship at the University of Utah in emergency medicine and education, respectively. He spent a year in volunteering for AmeriCorps where he was a domestic violence victim advocate and community outreach director. Dr. Seger most recently served as the Assistant Medical director for Asante Health. Currently, Dr. Seger practices as a board-certified emergency physician, and to satisfy his passion for helping patients achieve optimal quality of life, works as Chief Medical Officer at Wild Health.
Dr. Seger is endlessly intrigued by genetics-based Precision Medicine and the use of technology to improve a patient’s health span.
In his free time, he and his family enjoy mountain biking, rafting, trail running and watching their 3 children compete in alpine ski racing.
Catharine McLean, PA-C
Catharine McLean received her Bachelor of Science in Kinesiology from the University of Virginia. She then went on to receive her masters in Exercise Physiology from University of Virginia in 2010. She returned to school a few years later to receive her Masters of Medical Science, Physician Assistant at Wake Forest School of Medicine in Winston Salem, North Carolina.
McLean comes to Grand River Health from Dispatch Health as well as University Hospital Emergency Department in Denver where she served as a Physician Assistant.
McLean is no stranger to the Roaring Fork Valley, she previously worked at Aspen Valley Hospital as a Cardiopulmonary Rehabilitation Specialist as well as an EMT-B at Aspen Valley Hospital before embarking on her path as a Physician Assistant. McLean is an avid skier and even worked for Aspen Ski Patrol from 2010-2015.
Some of the most common reasons to go to an emergency room are:
- Severe chest pain
- Severe abdominal pain
- Wheezing or shortness of breath
- Intestinal bleeding
- High fevers or rash, especially among children
- Vaginal bleeding with pregnancy
- Repeated vomiting
- Severe head or eye injuries
- Allergic reactions