Vail Valley Medical Center Services
Cardiology Avanti Cardiologyhttp://www.vvmc.com/VVMC/info/service/service_search.cardiology.detail.aspxVail and Eagle Offices108 S. Frontage Rd. W. #206Vail, CO 81657970-476-1110Larry Gaul M.D. F.A.C.C. has been the only full time Cardiologist in the Vail Valley since 1993.Cardiopulmonary Serviceshttp://www.vvmc.com/VVMC/info/cardabout.aspxVail Valley Medical Center181 W. Meadow DriveVail, ColoradoPhone: 970-479-7218Fax: 970-479-7188The Cardiopulmonary Services department (ABG Lab accredited by JCAHO affiliations AARC, CSRC) operates in a unique, high-altitude clinical environment and specializes in Respiratory Care, Cardiology, EEG and Sleep Services. Additionally, this department is actively involved in the world recognized orthopedic surgical patient program due to the effect of altitude and oxygenation issues. In cooperation with a Level II nursery and Trauma/ Code team members, Cardiopulmonary Services provides diagnostic and therapeutic interventions to Routine and Critical Care clients. All Respiratory Care Practitioners are RRT and CRT certified.Diabeteshttp://www.vvmc.com/VVMC/info/service/service_search.diabetes.detail.aspxVail Valley Medical Center181 W. Meadow DriveVail, Colorado970-390-8311The Diabetes Center at Vail Valley Medical Center is an American Diabetes Association Recognized Education Center. Our multi-disciplinary team- Diabetes Educator, Dietitian and Mental Health specialist, is available to educate and treat individuals and their families with state of the art, proven techniques in Diabetes Management. We also work with individuals who are at risk of developing diabetes along with women who develop diabetes during the course of their pregnancies. Individual and group classes are offered along with informal monthly brown bag Lunch & Learn sessions. Be on the lookout for our annual Diabetes Product Fairs. Emergency Departmenthttp://www.vvmc.com/VVMC/info/service/service_search.er.detail.aspxVail Valley Medical Center181 W. Meadow DriveVail, ColoradoPhone: 970-479-7211Fax: 970-479-7216The Emergency Department is a 24 hour facility staffed by Board Certified Emergency Physicians. Emergency trauma care is provided as a Level III Trauma Center. The ED serves the entire age spectrum of infants, pediatrics, adolescents, adults and geriatrics. Our highly trained nursing staff is qualified to care for medical emergencies and stabilization of critical patients with full resuscitation capabilities. In addition, non-urgent walk in patients are treated promptly and efficiently. The ED serves the emergency medical needs of the community as well as our summer and winter visitors.Lactation Consultanthttp://www.vvmc.com/VVMC/info/service/service_search.lacation.detail.aspxThe Women and Childrens center now offers a comprehensive lactation program, including education, individual consultations and breast pump rental. A lactation consultant is available daily to help moms during their hospital stay. After discharge, a lactation consultant is available by appointment to help with any breastfeeding questions or concerns. Please call 479-6455 (MILK).Occupational Medicinehttp://www.vvmc.com/VVMC/info/service/service_search.occmed.detail.aspx181 W. Meadow DriveVail, Colorado970 479-5085The Comprehensive Occupational Medicine Program (COMP) is a community-based hospital affiliated program. It is designed to deliver coordinated services in multiple clinical locations throughout Eagle County. COMP includes primary care occupational health providers, injury treatment specialists, physical therapy and case management. We assist employers in developing a strong return-to-work philosophy and manage complex injuries and cases until resolution.Pediatric Hospitalisthttp://www.vvmc.com/VVMC/info/service/service_search.pedhosp.detail.aspxVail Valley Medical Center181 W. Meadow DriveVail, ColoradoThe Pediatric Hospitalist Service (PHS) consists of physicians and other health professionals at Vail Valley Medical Center. At the request of your primary care provider (PCP) we provide care to your child while in the hospital. We realize that a hospital admission is stressful and want to make your childs stay as comfortable as possible. Our approach is based on the concept of family centered care with the belief that the family is a childs primary source of strength and support. We encourage you to participate in your childs care and welcome your questions and suggestions. We will be in contact with your PCP on admission; we will discuss your care with your PCP in the course of your childs hospital stay, and at discharge.PeriAnesthesia Serviceshttp://www.vvmc.com/VVMC/info/service/service_search.presurg.detail.aspxVail Valley Medical Center181 W. Meadow DriveVail, ColoradoPeriAnesthesia refers the care given to patients leading up to surgery and the care given following surgery. The PeriAnesthesia department is composed of PreSurgical Planning, PreOp, and the Post Anesthesia Care Unit (also called the Recovery Room). PeriAnesthesia Nurses are highly experienced nurses with varied critical care backgrounds. We are all very aware of the stress related to scheduled and/ or emergency surgeries. We provide family care by educating the patient and family about the flow of our area.Pet Partners – Delta Societyhttp://www.vvmc.com/VVMC/info/service/service_search.pet_partners_-_delta_society.detail.aspxVail Valley Medical Center181 W. Meadow DriveVail, Colorado970-479-5068Shaw Cancer Regional Cancer Center970-569-7606Founded in 2005, our pet therapy program has grown to over 25 teams; with therapy dogs of a variety of breeds. All of our Vail Pet Partners teams are specially trained and have been certified throughthe Delta Society, the national organization dedicated to improving human health and comfort through interaction with service and therapy animals.Pharmacy Inpatienthttp://www.vvmc.com/VVMC/info/service/service_search.pharmip.detail.aspxVail Valley Medical Center181 W. Meadow DriveVail, Colorado970-479-7284In addition to two outpatient pharmacies, the Inpatient Pharmacy at Vail Valley Medical Center provides a wide variety of clinical services to physicians, nurses and patients. These services include dosing and drug selection information to nurses and physicians. The Inpatient Pharmacists also provide counseling services to patients while in the hospital and particularly at the time of discharge from the hospital. The Inpatient Pharmacists are all highly trained and skilled in providing drug information services.Pharmacy Outpatienthttp://www.vvmc.com/VVMC/info/service/service_search.pharmop.detail.aspxVail Valley Medical Center181 W. Meadow DriveVail, Colorado (970)479-7253Eagle Valley Pharmacy is the out-patient retail pharmacy for the Vail Valley Medical Center. We are located in the lobby of the hospital. We not only fill discharge prescriptions for VVMC patients but all prescriptions for non-hospital patients as well.Pharmacy Outpatienthttp://www.vvmc.com/VVMC/info/service/service_search.pharmop.detail.aspx(970)479-7253.Eagle Valley Pharmacy is the out-patient retail pharmacy for the Vail Valley Medical Center. We are located in the lobby of the hospital. We not only fill discharge prescriptions for VVMC patients but all prescriptions for non-hospital patients as well. We take multiple insurance plans but be sure to bring your insurance card with you so we can determine whether or not we take you plan. Radiologyhttp://www.vvmc.com/VVMC/info/service/service_search.rad.detail.aspxhe Imaging Deptartment at Vail Valley Medical Center performs Diagnostic X-ray exams, Ultra Sound, Nuclear Medicine Studies, MRI and CT exams. At our Breast Imaging Center in the Shaw Pavillion, we perform screening and diagnostic mammography including stereotactic and ultrasound biopsies. At our Edwards affiliated physicians office, we offer X-ray service. X-ray service is also available at the Colorado Mountain Medical building in Eagle.Speech Therapyhttp://www.vvmc.com/VVMC/info/service/service_search.speech.detail.aspx970-569-7455Vail Valley Home Health and Mountain Hospice offers in-home Speech Therapy services. The speech/language pathology staff provides diagnostic and therapeutic services designed to maximize patients’ communicative abilities. The comprehensive program is available to patients with varying degrees of impairment, such as: Cognitive and language deficits Difficulty in swallowing Articulation and voice disorders Augmentative communication devicesSurgical Services – Inpatienthttp://www.vvmc.com/VVMC/info/service/service_search.surgip.detail.aspxWe are the sum of the Surgical experience at Vail Valley Medical Center. After you and your surgeon have decided on surgery you will see a nurse in Pre-Admission Testing. She will review your test results and possible risk factors prior to the day of surgery. The nurse will also give you your instructions for the day of surgery. The day of surgery you will report to Pre-op where you will be prepped for surgery. The nurses in Pre-op will start an IV (inter venous line) and will assist you with any pre-op scrub of the surgical site. At the time of surgery your surgical nurse will come to take you to your OR. We have four ORs at the Vail Valley Medical Center. Your nurses (Pre-op and OR) will check your ‘vital statistics’ with you consisting of two patient identifiers, name and date of birth, your consent, (correct site and side) as well as correct operation. After that your Circulating nurse will take you to the OR. Following your surgery you will wake up in the Post Anesthesia Care Unit (PACU). The people who you approve will be allowed into the PACU as soon as you are ready for visitors.Surgical Services – Outpatienthttp://www.vvmc.com/VVMC/info/service/service_search.surgop.detail.aspxWe are the sum of the Surgical experience at Vail Valley Medical Center. After you and your surgeon have decided on surgery you will see a nurse in Pre-Admission Testing. She will review your test results and possible risk factors prior to the day of surgery. The nurse will also give you your instructions for the day of surgery. The day of surgery you will report to Pre-op where you will be prepped for surgery. The nurses in Pre-op will start an IV (inter venous line) and will assist you with any pre-op scrub of the surgical site. At the time of surgery your surgical nurse will come to take you to your OR. We have four ORs at the Vail Valley Medical Center. Your nurses (Pre-op and OR) will check your ‘vital statistics’ with you consisting of two patient identifiers, name and date of birth, your consent, (correct site and side) as well as correct operation. After that your Circulating nurse will take you to the OR. Following your surgery you will wake up in the Post Anesthesia Care Unit (PACU). The people who you approve will be allowed into the PACU as soon as you are ready for visitors.Trauma Serviceshttp://www.vvmc.com/VVMC/info/service/service_search.trauma.detail.aspx970-479-7185.We have 4 trauma surgeons on staff full-time who are board certified and Fellows of the American College of Surgeons. They are James Downey, M.D., Reginald Franciose, M.D., Barry T. Hammaker, M.D. and W. Andrew Lawrence, M.D. The Trauma Services Department is responsible for maintaining the hospitals Level III trauma designation. Responsibilities focus on Outreach and Education, Quality Assurance, Improvement and Prevention. The department is staffed by a Trauma Program Manager, Registrars/Prevention Coordinator and Administration Technician. The Trauma Service is responsible for monitoring the care of trauma patients from their pre-hospital care through hospitalization and into work with the community. Urologyhttp://www.vvmc.com/VVMC/info/service/service_search.urology.detail.aspx970-569-7725Northstar Urology provides a wide range of services for Vail Valley Medical Center and the Shaw Cancer Center. Under the direction of Granville Lloyd, MD and William Brant, MD, Northstar Urology has offices in Eagle, Edwards, Vail, Frisco and Leadville.Wound Carehttp://www.vvmc.com/VVMC/info/service/service_search.wound.detail.aspx970-479-5036Vail Valley Medical Center’s Wound/Ostomy Clinic offers a multidisciplinary approach in the treatment of acute and chronic wounds. A team of specialists is available to develop customized treatment plans based on leading edge technology and the latest clinical research findings. Our specialists use advanced wound care products designed to accelerate the rate of wound repair and maximize patient comfort.Additionally the clinic offers services for patients with ostomies. Our ostomy specialist offers expert advice and treatment options on troubleshooting, new products, support groups, practical lifestyle tips and more.