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 Ryan Fertig, EMS Coordinator/Educator, at 440.997.6535

coned4Medical Direction Departments: 


Ashtabula City Fire Department       Ashtabula Twp. Fire Deprtment     Community Care Ambulance

Plymouth Fire Department               South Central Ambulance            

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Dr. Imraan Haniff, MD
Medical Direction
Medical Director

Dr. Imraan Haniff received his medical degree from Ross University in Dominica West Indies in 1988. He completed residencies in internal medicine and fellowships in Pulmonary and Critical Care medicine at University Hospitals of Cleveland. Dr. Haniff is board certified in Emergency Medicine, Internal Medicine, Pulmonary and Critical Care. Dr. Haniff most recently worked in the Emergency Department at Southwest General Hospital in Cleveland, Ohio.



Ryan Fertig, EMT-P

EMS Coordinator
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For classroom locations, please refer to the Ashtabula County Medical Center's EMS website.

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