Emergency Medicine

Our team at Benewah Community Hospital is here around the clock for you – providing 24-hour Emergency Care. Our Emergency Physicians and Nursing staff are highly trained to take care of your medical emergencies. We accept all patients in our Emergency Department, regardless of their insurance status or ability to pay.

BCH works with LifeFlight air ambulance for patients requiring transport to a higher level of care. Critical care ambulance services are also available under some circumstances.

Dr. Craig Burns, MD

Dr. Craig Burns, MD

Emergency Medicine

Medical School: St. Christopher’s College of Medicine, London, UK, 2011

Residency: University of Oklahoma, 2013-2016

Fellowship: Integris Baptist Team Health Emergency Medicine, 2017

Board Certification: American Board of Family Medicine

Years of Service at BCH/ER- Since 2017

Michael Ettner, MD

Michael Ettner, MD

Emergency Medicine

Medical School: Tulane University School of Medicine

Residency: Ventura County Medical Center

Board Certification: American Board of Family Medicine

Years of Service at BCH/ER: Since October 2019

Dr. Juergen Lang, M.D.

Dr. Juergen Lang, M.D.

Medical School: University of Wuerzburg School of Medicine

Residency: University of Michigan Integrated Surgical Program & St. Vincent Health Dept. of Family Medicine

Board Certification: American Board of Family Medicine

Years of Service at BCH/ER: Beginning July 2020

Dr. Frederick Ragan, M.D.

Dr. Frederick Ragan, M.D.

Medical School: University of Alberta

Residency: University of Alberta Department of Family Medicine

Board Certification: American Board of Family Medicine

Years of Service at BCH/ER: Since 2018

Dr. W. Scott Spence, MD

Dr. W. Scott Spence, MD

Emergency Medicine

Medical School: Oregon Health Sciences University, 1994-1999

Residency: University of Illinois-Chicago College of Medicine at Rockford, 1999-2002

Board Certification: American Board of Family Medicine

Years of Service at BCH- Since 2012

Dr. Cooper Wester, MD

Dr. Cooper Wester, MD

Emergency Medicine

Medical School: University of Kentucky, 1993

Residency: University of Wyoming in Casper

Board Certification: American Board of Family Medicine

Years of Service at BCH/ER- Since 2017