SOUTH POINTE EMS 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 or practice, protocols or any other operational issues.
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
Medical Direction Departments:
Beachwood Fire Department Warrensville Heights Fire Dept.
South Pointe Medical Direction Staff
Johnathan Klein, MD
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.
Dennis Linsky, BS,EMT-P, EMS-I, FSI
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.
Brian Summers, NREMT-P, EMS-I
Brian is a Firefighter/Paramedic for the City of Braoadview 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 disiplines. He resides in Avon Lake and enjoys spending time with his wife Melissa and daughter Adelynn.