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VailHealth
2013
Medical Directory
Wound & Ostomy Clinic
181 W. Meadow Drive | Vail, CO 81657
970-479-5036
Open Mon – Fri, 8:30 AM – 4:30 PM
Using advanced wound care treatments
designed to accelerate the healing process
and maximize patient comfort, the care team
specializes in diabetic ulcers, venous stasis
ulcers, arterial ulcers, pressure ulcers, burns
and trauma and surgical wounds. Physician
referral is required. Provider: Sue Arford, RN,
MSN, WOCN
For orthopaedic surgery, see orthopaedics
Vail Valley Surgery Centers
181 W. Meadow Drive | Vail, CO 8165
320 Beard Creek Road | Edwards, CO 81632
970-476-8872
Vail Valley Surgery Centers are world-class,
multi-specialty outpatient surgical centers,
offering the finest state-of-the-art technology,
treatment and physician expertise. Now
located in Vail and Edwards.
Partially owned but not operated by Vail Valley
Medical Center.
heart & lung
Avanti Cardiology
108 S. Frontage Rd. W. #206
Vail, CO 81657 | 970-476-1110
Open Mon – Fri, 8 AM – 4:30 PM
337 Sylvan Lake Road
Eagle, CO 81631 | 970-476-1110
Open Wednesdays,
8 AM – 4 PM
Cardiology is the medical specialty involved
with treating and diagnosing conditions of
the heart and blood vessels. Cardiologists
evaluate the heart, especially if there is a
family history of heart disease; treat defects
and diseases of the heart; monitor irregular
heartbeat (arrhythmia) and assist
in lowering choles-
terol and blood
pressure. Providers:
Larry Gaul, MD
F.A.C.C., John
Slack, MD, M.M.M. and Kelly Fralick,
RN, MSN, a Certified Acute Care
Nurse Practitioner.
Anticoagulation Clinic
108 S. Frontage Rd. W. #206
Vail, CO 81657 | 970-471-4948
322 Beard Creek
Edwards, CO 81632 | 970-471-4948
337 Sylvan Lake Road
Eagle, CO 81631 | 970-471-4948
Vail Valley Medical Center’s Antico-
agulation Clinic provides convenient
care for patients taking warfarin (Couma-
din®), heparin and low molecular weight
heparin. These medications, also called blood
thinners, control the blood’s ability to clot.
Careful monitoring can prevent bleeding and
clotting complications. The staff provides
assessments, reviews and adjusts medica-
tions, checks for possible drug interactions,
provides patient education and guides the
management of blood thinners for invasive
procedures. Call for appointment availability.
Cardiac Rehabilitation
322 Beard Creek Road | Edwards, CO 81632
970-569-7780
Delivering care to individuals who have
experienced a significant “heart event” or are
involved in maintenance and prevention of
further disease, the staff builds and monitors
exercise programs and provides clinical sup-
port and education.
Cardiopulmonary Services
181 W. Meadow Drive
Vail, CO 81657 | 970-479-7218
Open Mon – Fri, 8 AM – 4:30 PM for
diagnostic testing and 365 days a year to
assist in emergencies
Cardiopulmonary medicine deals with the
heart and lungs, specializing in respiratory
care, cardiology, electroencephalography
(EER) and sleep services. Cardiopulmonary
Services provides diagnostic and therapeutic
interventions to routine and critical care
clients. Dr. Samuel Brescia from
Rocky Mountain Pediatric
Cardiology offers a pediatric
cardiology clinic, assisting
patients with suspected
or known heart disease
from newborn to
age 18. The clinic
includes: cardiac
stress testing, echo
testing, cardiac
monitoring, pediatric cardiology clinic and
sleep disorder center.
International Travel & Vaccines
Traveler’s Clinic
230 Chapel Place, Unit D 101 | Avon, CO 81620
970-569-7715
Open Mon – Fri, 8 AM – 4:30 PM
The Travelers Clinic is a full-service provider
of immunizations, travel medication prescrip-
tions, medical advice and documentation
for world travelers. Immunizations offered:
Hepatitis A & B, Influenza, Yellow Fever,
Measles, Mumps, Rubella, Varicella, Rabies,
Meningococcal Disease, Tetanus/Diphtheria,
Japanese Encephalitis, Polio, Typhoid Fever
and Pneumococcal Disease.
Laboratory & BloodWork
Laboratory
181 W. Meadow Drive | Vail, CO 81657
970-479-7280
Walk-ins welcome: Mon – Sun, 7 AM – 8 PM
Vail Valley Medical Center Laboratory, which
runs around the clock, conducts tests on
specimens, like blood and body fluids, in
order to get information about the health
of a patient as pertaining to the diagnosis,
treatment and prevention of disease. Exam-
ples include: Testing blood for ‘markers’ to
determine if a patient has certain types of
cancer or had a heart attack; Growing and
identifying types of bacteria to determine
what is causing a patient’s infection; Testing
to find ‘compatible’ blood for patients that
need blood transfusions.
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