Emergency Services

The HFM Emergency Department offers Manitowoc County the most comprehensive emergency services in the area. We are a Level III Trauma Center. With a team of full-time, emergency medicine physicians and specially trained ACLS-certified nurses, patients will receive the highest level of care.

Treatment for illness and injury can’t always wait for an appointment with your primary provider. Unsure which service is best for your need? This service guide can help: Service Comparison (pdf file)

If you experience any of the following symptoms, you should immediately go to the emergency room:

  • Chest pain
  • Severe shortness of breath
  • Intense abdominal pain
  • Stroke symptoms including trouble speaking, a sudden headache, confusion or trouble understanding other people, or numbness in your face, arm or leg
  • Excessive bleeding
HFM Medical Center
2300 Western Avenue
Manitowoc, WI 54220

Emergency Department Features

Our emergency department is specially equipped to handle cardiac- and stroke-related emergency care:

  • Standard protocols are in place to quickly rule out serious heart problems in patients with chest pain or other heart attack symptoms.
  • Our emergency team has the ability to quickly consult with our cardiologists.
  • Access to the cardiac cath lab, available 24 hours, 7 days a week.
  • Our team includes staff who are qualified to administer “clot-busting” medications for stroke patients, 24/7.

Other features of our emergency department include:

  • Pediatric-sized equipment
  • Sexual assault treatment program
  • Free blood-pressure screening 24 hours a day
  • 24-hour laboratory, x-ray and pharmacy coverage

Intensive Care Unit

HFM also offers a 10-bed intensive care unit staffed by highly trained nurses and monitor technicians. In our intensive care unit:

  • RNs are certified in advanced cardiac life support
  • Chest pain protocols initiated in the emergency room are continued and a work up for cardiac disease can often be completed in 12-24 hours
  • State-of-the-art monitoring equipment is used, including intra-aortic balloon pumps
  • We bring the element of human caring to a highly technical area

Regional Education

We offer educational classes and instruction to the local community. Regional education is available upon request with our HFMThinkFirst@hfmheatlh.org email or call 920-320-2082.

HFM Medical Center
2300 Western Avenue
Manitowoc, WI 54220

Our Emergency Services Providers

HFM Emergency Services, HFM Medical Center, 2300 Western Avenue, Manitowoc, WI 54220 Phone: 920-320-2603

Rebecca Reim, MD

Emergency Care

Sarah Holets, DO

Emergency Care

Shahram R. Bahrami, MD

Emergency Care

William Hampton, DO, FACOEP

Emergency Care

Aleem Bakhtiar, MD

Emergency Care
Orthopaedics - Sports Medicine

Javaid Abbasi, DO

Emergency Care

Dan Kopatich, DO

Emergency Care

Ryan Holzhauer, MD

Emergency Care

Christy Short, DO

Emergency Care