St. Vincent Health

Looking toward the future, St. Vincent General Hospital District has embraced the concept of a health campus where specialists, primary care, Lake County Public Health Agency, and other health-related offices reside in the old hospital building and synergistically complement services in the adjacent, new hospital facility.

719-486-0230

info@stvincent.health
822 W 4th St. Leadville, CO 80461

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719-486-0230

info@stvincent.health

822 W 4th St.

Leadville, CO 80461

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Emergency Medicine

If you are experiencing a health emergency, call 911.

At St. Vincent Health we want you to get the care you need when you need it. Urgent Care is now located at the St. Vincent Health emergency department at 822 W. 4th Street, a dual-track service offering both emergency medicine and urgent care.

What is the difference between primary care, urgent care and emergency care? Learn more on here.

When you or a member of your family experience a medical emergency, every minute counts. St. Vincent Health’s emergency room (ER) is minutes from most locations in Lake County and pre-hospital 911 response is provided by our in-house ambulance department.

The ER “door to doctor” time continues to beat statistical norms, at an average of five minutes between arrival and being seen by a provider.  

Emergency rooms treat patients based on the severity and urgency of a condition. Some of the most common reasons to seek care at an emergency room are:

  • Severe chest pain
  • Severe abdominal pain
  • Wheezing or shortness of breath
  • Paralysis
  • Severe injury; bone break
  • Intestinal bleeding
  • High fevers or rash, especially among children
  • Vaginal bleeding with pregnancy
  • Repeated vomiting
  • Poisoning
  • Severe head or eye injuries
  • Allergic reactions
  • Unconsciousness

This limited series consists of a four-part conversation between the physicians involved and the director of St Vincent EMS. It is hosted by frequent EMM contributor Dr. Elizabeth Esty.

CarePoint Health

Providers at St. Vincent Health Emergency Room

St. Vincent Health’s emergency room is staffed by board-certified medical professionals in partnership with CarePoint Health. This strategic partnership is focused on expanding the high-quality emergency care services available to the residents of Lake County and surrounding areas.

CarePoint Health is a multispecialty physician group headquartered in Denver. They are physician-owned, physician-run, and employ over 500 providers in a variety of specialties.

CarePoint emergency medicine specializes in both adult and pediatric emergency medicine in level I-IV trauma facilities in six states. Their singular focus is to deliver the best possible care to patients in an environment that is collaborative, collegial, and fulfilling.

Meet Your Emergency Care Providers

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Jonathan Tashkin, MD
Chief of Medical Staff / Board Certified Emergency Physician
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Dylan Luyten, MD, FACEP
Emergency Medical Services Medical Director / Board Certified Emergency Physician
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Jeff Beckman, MD, FAEMS, FACEP
Board Certified Emergency Physician
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Nick Tsipis, MD, MPH, FACEP
Board Certified Emergency Physician
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Barry Sandler, DO
Board Certified Emergency Physician
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Heather Naiman Crysel, MD, FACEP
Board Certified Emergency Physician
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W. Jared Scott, MD
Board Certified Emergency Physician
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Renee Carson, MD
Board Certified Emergency Physician
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Chris Holmes, MD, FACEP
Board Certified Emergency Physician
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Gilbert Pineda, MD, FACEP
Board Certified Emergency Physician
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Katie Sprinkel, MD
Board Certified Emergency Physician
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Neal O’Connor, MD, FACEP
Board Certified Emergency Physician
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