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      Emergency care: 24 hours

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Center for Hyperbaric Medicine

Virginia Mason is a UHMS Accredited FacilityThe Virginia Mason Center for Hyperbaric Medicine, located in Seattle, is the Northwest’s regional referral center for hyperbaric medicine. It is a multi-place, critical care-oriented, hyperbaric facility available 24 hours a day. It is the only Northwest hyperbaric facility accredited by the Undersea and Hyperbaric Medical Society and only the second in North America to receive accreditation "With Distinction." It is also the only Northwest facility staffed with physicians who are board certified in hyperbaric medicine.

The facility is nationally recognized for its research in the areas of carbon monoxide poisoning, decompression sickness and the adverse effects of radiation, and is the regional referral center for the Divers Alert Network. The center also serves as the primary backup facility in the region for the United States Armed Forces as well as the Environmental Protection Agency, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration and police, fire and rescue agencies.

The Center for Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy is located at the Virginia Mason Hospital & Seattle Medical Center. For more information, please call (206) 583-6543.

Photo: Typical monoplace one-person hyperbaric chamber   Photo: Patients inside the multiplace (multiple person) hyperbaric chamber

Typical "monoplace" one-person
hyperbaric chamber

  Patients inside the multiplace (multiple
person) hyperbaric chamber