Emergency / Trauma
Things to Know During Your ER Visit
As Napa County’s only Level III Trauma Center, Queen of the Valley's
Gasser Emergency Center is always ready for anything - from simple cuts
and bruises to strokes, heart attacks, and most trauma cases.
Only board-certified emergency care physicians lead the Queen’s
ER team, 24 hours a day. Highly skilled emergency care trained nurses
and clinicians support every shift with access to the most advanced diagnostic
and resuscitation equipment in the area. And the Queen’s nationally
recognized specialists in cardiac, cancer, orthopaedic, urology - supported
by our state-of-the-art robotic surgery technology - are on call and nearby.
The Queen’s ER also serves as the base station for Napa County emergency
services connecting emergency ground vehicles, the California Highway
Patrol and Med-Evac helicopters.
Napa Valley Emergency Medical Group
The Napa Valley Emergency Medical Group has provided care for the patients
at Queen of the Valley Medical Center since 1972. The Queen’s Emergency
Department is staffed 24 hours a day by Emergency Physicians who are all
diplomats of the American Board of Emergency Medicine. NVEMG is one of
only 10 Emergency Medicine groups in the State of California to be members
of the 100% Club; Fellows of the American College of Emergency Physicians.
Our State-of-the-Art Technology
The Queen’s ER is equipped with the most advanced resuscitation equipment
including Goal Directed Bedside Ultrasound, GlideScope and the Belmont
rapid infuser. We also provide an excellent array of On-Call Specialists
including Trauma, General Surgery, orthopaedic and Hand Surgery, Internal
Medicine, Cardiology, CardioThoracic Surgery, Pediatrics, OB/GYN, Pulmonary/critical
Care. The Queen’s ER has been using an Electronic Health Record
Level III Regional Trauma Center
Napa County residents and visitors rely on Queen of the Valley Medical
Center as the
only State designated Trauma Center within 35 miles of the Napa Valley. We provide
initial evaluation, stabilization and life saving care to over 30,000
visits each year.
Chest Pain Center
When your heart’s in trouble, every second is precious, because restoring
blood flow is the most important factor in preventing damage to the heart.
Opening clogged arteries, and fast, is what emergency cardiac medicine
is all about. And at the Queen, a carefully orchestrated team pinpoints
problems and delivers medications and treatment to limit damage to the heart.
Queen of the Valley is also equipped with a state-of-the-art cardiac catheterization
lab, ready to treat heart attacks at a moment's notice. Physicians
who are board certified in emergency medicine provide 24-hour coverage
in the Emergency Department, while medical and surgical specialists are
on-call around the clock.
CPR & Life Support Certification Classes for Health Professionals &
The Queen's Board Certified Emergency Physicians
In an emergency, you need well-trained, board-certified, experienced emergency
doctors to make a fast, accurate diagnosis, under pressure. Only board-certified
emergency care physicians lead the Queen’s ER team, 24 hours a day.
The Queen’s nationally recognized cardiac, cancer, orthopaedic,
urology and other clinical specialists are always on call and nearby.