Cleveland Clinic Medina Hospital's Emergency Room, located in Medina, Ohio
Cleveland Clinic Medina Hospital's Emergency Room, located in Medina, Ohio.

Cleveland Clinic Medina Hospital is a modern, 171-bed hospital, that has served the Medina community since 1944. The hospital features the latest technology and procedures with more than 300 physicians on the Medical Staff covering more than 30 areas of specialization.

Medina Hospital's Emergency Department treats more than 25,000 adult and pediatric patients annually. It is staffed with full-time board-certified physicians and certified emergency nurses and is open 24/7. The ED is home to state-of-the-art technology able to efficiently diagnose patients experiencing stroke or heart attack symptoms. It is also currently under expansion to significantly improve our patient experience including expanded triage space, the addition of all private patient rooms and a family room for private consultations. Medina Hospital is designated as a Primary Stroke Center by the Joint Commission for Hospital Accreditation.

Contacting Medina Hospital Medical Direction Staff

Communication is a vital part of any EMS Medical Direction System. Knowing whom to contact when you need medical direction/issues is vitally important and can be aggravating at times.Listed below are the various Medical Direction facilities as well as the Medical Directors and EMS Coordinators responsible for medical direction.

Please feel free to contact the appropriate EMS Coordinators if you have questions related to your scope of practice, protocols or any other operational issues.

Medical Direction Departments

  • Chatham Fire Department
  • Erhart-York Township Fire Department
  • Grafton Twp.Fire Department
  • Lafayette Fire Department
  • Litchfield Fire Department
  • Seville-Guilford Fire Department
  • Medina Life Support Team
  • Medina City Fire Department
  • Spencer Fire Department
  • Valley City/Liverpool Fire Department

Medina Hospital Medical Director

Christopher Myers, DO

Christopher Myers, DO
Medical Direction
Medical Director

Christopher Myers, DO, is the EMS Medical Director for Medina Hospital. In this position, Dr. Myers will work with area fire departments and EMS providers in the cities and townships under Medina Hospital’s medical control. Dr. Myers is an Emergency Medicine Specialist and graduated with honors from Ohio University of Osteo Medicine in 2011. Having more than 6 years of diverse experience, Dr. Myers affiliates with Cleveland Clinic Medina Hospital as well as Marymount Hospital.

Medina Hospital EMS Coordinator

Rick Moskalski, EMT-P, CICP, EMS-I

Rick Moskalski, EMT-P, CICP, EMS-I
EMS Coordinator

Rick has served as Cleveland Clinic Medina Hospital’s EMS Coordinator since 2012, and expanded his coordinator duties to include Cleveland Clinic Brunswick FSED upon its opening in July of 2015. Rick has been a State certified EMS Instructor since 2004. Rick also currently functions as a paramedic on the Medina Life Support Team, a firefighter with Hinckley Township FD, and a tactical paramedic with the Medina County SWAT Team. Prior to his current role with the ESI, Rick worked as a paramedic with the Cleveland Clinic Critical Care Transport Team from its inception in 2004 to 2015. Rick graduated from the Parma Community General Hospital Paramedic program in 1999.

Continuing Education

Continuing Education

EMS Continuing Education classes are scheduled and conducted at the respective Fire Departments listed under our Medical Direction.

All Pre-hospital personnel are welcome, please call the respective department prior to coming, to make sure the class has not been changed. Any other questions can be directed to Rick Moskalski, EMS Coordinator/Educator, at 440.567.5055.

Classroom Location

Please enter hospital through Entrance A.

For questions please call us at EMS Office Phone Number: 440.567.5055.