Emergency Services

We're Your Emergency Contact

When the worst happens, we are at our best. We have the sharpest skills and finest resources to treat you immediately. Between the Emergency Care Center at Maple Grove Hospital and the Emergency Department at North Memorial Health Hospital, we coordinate care and share physicians and resources for consistently exceptional results. Together, we treat more than 100,000 customers a year, but you are never just a number: You’re our priority. Our multidisciplinary team works with you to get you back to your multilayered, yet very singular life, stat.

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The North Memorial Health Advantage

  • We have two exceptional, experienced emergency departments between North Memorial Health Hospital and Maple Grove Hospital: Our board-certified emergency physicians and nurses provide care to nearly 110,000 people every year, 24/7.
  • Both North Memorial Health Hospital and Maple Grove Hospital emergency departments are used as models for other emergency departments nationwide.
  • Between the North Memorial Health Air Care and Ambulance Services and our two hospitals, we can efficiently transport and effectively treat you. You can take comfort in knowing we train to make emergencies our every day.
  • North Memorial Health Hospital is a Level I Adult Trauma Center that also takes care of children. We have the resources to treat nearly every possible injury.
  • Our Emergency Care Center at Maple Grove Hospital offers the finest community hospital emergency care and integrates seamlessly with North Memorial Health Hospital when needed.
  • We like taking care of you, and you like it, too: We consistently rate above the 80th percentile for customer satisfaction.

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  • Our experienced caretakers recognize significant illnesses quickly. We’re proud of our organization and ability to drop everything and treat you the way you would like to be treated: compassionately and efficiently.
  • A real emergency room is nothing like the ones you see on TV, but we do play a starring role in getting you stabilized. We’re highly trained from head to toe, and will do everything we can to get you on the road to recovery.

North Memorial Health Air Care

With more than 4,500 service requests a year, North Memorial Health Air Care responds to emergencies and quickly transports customers in Minnesota and parts of Wisconsin, Iowa, and the Dakotas to the medical facility that can best serve them.

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North Memorial Health Ambulance

North Memorial Health has 105 ambulances and 780 trained team members that work 24/7 to care for people in need of emergency care and transport them to the appropriate medical facility.

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Trauma Care

Great healthcare goes beyond those critical first moments in the emergency room. Our trauma program has a 97 percent survival rate, thanks to our expert staff and incredible resources. See how we help you heal.

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Care Team

Our highly trained experts empower you with the knowledge and the support you need to get the healthcare you want.

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Natalie Nyquist, PA-C

Emergency Medicine
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William Lew headshot

William Lew, MD

Emergency Medicine
I strive to provide individual, customer-focused care, every day.
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Justin Dyer headshot

Justin Dyer, MD

Emergency Medicine
My approach to emergency medicine takes the whole person into account.
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Brett Wieker, MD

Emergency Medicine
I deliver common sense care.
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Katie Vogt, MD

Emergency Medicine
I treat customers with respect, compassion and kindness – the way I would want my family to be treated.
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Peter Jan Tanghe, MD

Emergency & Trauma, Pre-hospital Medicine
I focus on collaborative decision making and information sharing.
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Amy Smith, PA-C

Emergency Medicine
I strive to make the customer comfortable.
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Lauren Carroll, MD

Emergency Medicine
I strive to provide compassionate, customer-centered care.
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David E. Johnston, PA-C

Emergency Medicine
I believe caring for the whole person is of the utmost importance.
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Shelby Rubin, PA-C

Emergency Medicine
I provide care for the whole person, not just the disease.
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Lane Patten, MD

Emergency Medicine
I listen to my customers strive to ensure they are treated with respect and compassion on what may be the worst day of their lives.
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Christopher John Palmer, MD

Emergency Medicine
I enjoy caring for customers of all ages with emergency conditions.
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Ben J. Dolan, MD

Emergency Medicine
I strive to inform and involve customers and their families as much as possible.
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Chris Borger, MD

Emergency Medicine
I provide compassionate care to all our emergency customers.
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G. Patrick Lilja, MD, FACEP

Emergency Medicine
I focus on providing the best care to customers with acute medical problems.
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Craig A. Matticks, MD, FACEP

Emergency Medicine
I aim to investigate and provide recommendations on how customers should manage their health care concerns.
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