Overview

Overview

Cleveland Clinic South Pointe Hospital's Emergency Room, located in Warrensville Heights, Ohio
Cleveland Clinic South Pointe Hospital's Emergency Room, located in Warrensville Heights, Ohio.

Cleveland Clinic South Pointe Hospital is a 173-bed acute care, community teaching hospital serving the healthcare needs of Cleveland's southeast suburbs since 1957. It is located on Harvard Road, just minutes from I-480 and the I-271 Harvard interchange.

South Pointe Hospital's Emergency Department cares for more than 44,000 patients each year and act as medical control for 10 community emergency medical services to maintain quality care in the pre-hospital setting. The emergency department features 25 treatment rooms designed to handle everything from minor illnesses and injuries to trauma and orthopaedic emergencies. The hospital's Thru Care area is open 9 a.m. - 1 a.m. Monday through Friday and until 11 p.m. on Saturday and Sunday. It offers 24-hour immediate coverage by general surgeons, as well as coverage by the specialties of orthopaedic surgery, neurosurgery, anesthesiology, emergency medicine, radiology and critical care. South Pointe Hospital is also an accredited Primary Stroke Center, certified by the Joint Commission.

Contacting South Pointe 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

  • Beachwood Fire Department
  • Warrensville Heights Fire Dept.

South Pointe Hospital Medical Director

Jonathan Klein, MD

Jonathan Klein, MD
Medical Direction
Medical Director
jklein1@ccf.org

Dr. Klein is the Medical Director for the Beachwood Fire Department and Warrensville Heights Fire Department. Dr. Klein is also the Medical Director of the Emergency Department at South Pointe Hospital.

South Pointe Hospital EMS Coordinator

Brian Summers, NREMT-P, EMS-I

Dennis Linsky, BS, EMT-P, EMS-I, FSI
EMS Coordinator
linskyd@ccf.org

Dennis is a Firefighter/Paramedic with the City of Mayfield Heights since 1995. He was promoted to Captain in June of 2014 and is in charge of EMS. Dennis became an EMS instructor for South Pointe Hospital in April 2011 and was promoted to EMS Coordinator in February 2015. Dennis is sharing the new role with Brian Summers. Dennis has a Bachelor's of Science in Fire and Emergency Management and is also a state certified EMS Instructor. Dennis is an instructor for BLS, ACLS, and PALS. He lives in Mayfield Heights with his wife Maribeth and three daughters, Madeline, Olivia and Megan.

South Pointe Hospital EMS Coordinator

Dennis Linsky, BS,EMT-P, EMS-I, FSI

Brian Summers, NREMT-P, EMS-I
EMS Coordinator
216.581.0500
bsummers@ccf.org

Brian is a Firefighter/Paramedic for the City of Broadview Heights. He shares EMS Coordinator duties at Marymount and Southpoint Hospital for the Cleveland Clinic. He is a State certified EMS Instructor and an AHA instructor for all disciplines. He resides in Avon Lake and enjoys spending time with his wife Melissa and daughter Adelynn.

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 Dennis Linsky, EMS Coordinator/Educator, at 216.491.6496.