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Emergency & Trauma

The region’s only 24-hour emergency care

The Emergency and Trauma Department is designed to furnish the residents of the Telluride Hospital District and area visitors with a full spectrum of Emergency and Trauma services.

The Telluride Medical Center is a Level V Trauma Center. Emergency services are provided by Board Certified Emergency Physicians, Registered Nurses and Radiological Technologists — and the regions only 24-hour emergency care. View our complete list of health & wellness services here.

Emergency & Trauma Services: (970) 728-3848, then dial 0

Do not use this line for refills, appointments or lab questions.

Primary Care Information

The Telluride Medical Center Emergency Department is an emergency facility that treats emergent medical conditions. Primary Care services are also provided at this facility, by appointment only.

Primary Care Hours of Operation
Monday : 8am – 5pm
Tuesday : 8am – 5pm
Wed : 9am – 5pm
Thursday : 8am – 5pm
Friday : 8am – 5pm
Sat : 9am – 3pm

Dr. Dan Heir MD

Dr. Dan Hehir, MD
Chief of Medical Staff

Associated with the Telluride Medical Center since 2004

Med School: University of Colorado Denver, 2001
Residency: Michigan State University, Kalamazoo Center for Medical Studies, Allegen General Hospital, 2004
Specialty: Emergency Medicine, Board Certified
Faculty Position: University of Colorado, Denver Health Sciences Center

Dr. Hehir is the Chief of Medical Staff for the Emergency Department and is proud of the work they done on behalf of the thousands of patients seen each year. He particularly enjoys orthopedic and trauma cases and the challenges of high-altitude related cases.

The patients in Telluride place a high value on health, fitness and wellness and are a pleasure to take care of.

Dr. Hehir is also the Medical Director for both the Telluride and Silverton Ski Patrols.

When not seeing patients, Dr. Hehir enjoys skiing, mountain biking and spending time with his family.

Diana-Koelliker

Dr. Diana Koelliker, MD
Medical Director of Emergency & Trauma Services
Telluride EMS Director

Associated with the Telluride Medical Center since 2005

Education: Wake Forest University, 1992
Med School: Medical College of Georgia, 1997
Residency: University of Mississippi Medical Center, 2001
Specialty: Emergency Medicine, Board Certified

Dr. Koelliker is the Medical Director of the Emergency Department leading efforts to care for thousands of patients seen every year. She particularly enjoys caring for children and people with orthopedic injuries. Dr. Koelliker is also the medical director for Telluride’s Emergency Medical Services (EMS) leading more than thirty medics to provide reliable emergency medical care in our rural community.

“I like the variability that we see in our emergency department, and I love that most of our patients are generally healthy and eager to recover from their illness or injury to get back doing what they like to do.”

When Dr. Koelliker is not seeing patients, she enjoys spending time with her husband Paul, whom she met her first year of medical school, their son and their dog. She also enjoys running, skiing, playing softball, cooking and spending time with friends.

Paul-Koelliker

Dr. Paul Koelliker

Associated with the Telluride Medical Center since 2005

Education: Hampden-Sydney College, 1992
Med School: Medical College of Georgia, 1996
Residency: University of Mississippi Medical Center, 2000
Specialty: Emergency Medicine, Board Certified
Additional certifications: Advance Traumatic Life Support, Advanced Cardiac Life Support, Pediatric Advanced Life Support, Neonatal Resuscitation

Dr. Koelliker specializes in emergency medicine and enjoys the variety of cases and challenges he faces in seeing the thousands of patients visiting the Emergency Department every year.

“I love living and working in the mountains and taking care of people with similar passions.”

When Dr. Koelliker is not seeing patients, he enjoys skiing, mountain biking, playing hockey and spending time with his family.

Dr. William L. Hall II, MD

Dr. William L. Hall II, MD

Associated with the Telluride Medical Center since 2017

Undergraduate Education: Southern Methodist University Med School
Med School: University of Colorado School of Medicine
Residency: University of Texas, Southwestern Parkland Memorial Hospital (Dallas)

Dr. Hall specializes in Emergency Medicine, his landing in Telluride is a full circle story. He first moved to the area to ski in 1988 but soon became involved in EMS, which led him to medical school. After 15 years at St Mary’s in Grand Junction, he’s back where it all started! Fun fact: he met his wife at the top of Gold Hill at the 1990 World Hang Gliding Championships.