In case of a life-threatening emergency, first call 911, then contact the office number with a message and prepare to proceed to the Great River Medical Center emergency area.
If a less threatening problem arises that you feel should be evaluated before the next regular office day, call the office number. A professional answering service will take your telephone number and we will call you back. If the problem can be equally or better served in the office without undue discomfort on your part, it will be arranged.
The emergency room is expensive, and the cost is not always covered by insurance or medical assistance if its urgency is not felt to be warranted. Therefore, please call the office number before going to the Great River Medical Center emergency area for care.