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CHRISTUS Santa Rosa Hospital – Westover Hills welcomes new Emergency Department Medical Director January 11, 2016

CHRISTUS Santa Rosa Hospital – Westover Hills (CSRH – WH) is proud to announce Dr. Brian Hartfelder, MD, MBA, FACEP, will serve as Medical Director for the Emergency Department at CSRH – WH.

Dr. Hartfelder will oversee an ED that serves a growing population that stretches from the western portions of San Antonio, Bexar County, through Hondo, Texas and beyond. CHRISTUS Santa Rosa Hospital – Westover Hills’ Emergency Room treats patients who are suffering head injuries, severe bleeding, difficulty breathing, potential poisoning, unexplained severe abdominal pain, and high fevers.

“The emergency team is here 24/7 to treat them all,” said Dr. Hartfelder. “I’m happy to be a part of the top-notch care the physicians and nursing staff at CHRISTUS Santa Rosa Hospital – Westover Hills provide, as we continue to meet the needs of our patients,” he added.

Dr. Hartfelder is board-certified in emergency medicine with decades of experience in hospitals in Saginaw and Detroit, Michigan. Besides being an ED physician and medical director, Dr. Hartfelder has taught medicine as an adjunct assistant professor, most recently at Central Michigan University College of Medicine. He is married and has six children, as well as three grandchildren.

”Our goal will be to continue to deliver the highest level of medical care, in the most efficient way, while still caring for the human side of our patients. When we do that, we continue to be a leader in emergency care, as we extend the healing ministry of Jesus Christ,” said Dr. Hartfelder.

“Dr. Hartfelder is a leader we are proud to have serving the San Antonio community,” said Jeff Bourgeois, FACHE, President and Administrator, CSRH – WH. “Dr. Hartfelder will play a key role in ensuring we continue to provide top-quality emergency services to San Antonio and the surrounding communities.”