Medical City Plano’s EMS Medical Director, Mark Gamber, DO, has been selected as the 2015 EMS Medical Director of the Year by the State of Texas.
Annually the State of Texas presents the EMS Medical Director Award to a physician who has served as a medical director for an EMS organization, and continually demonstrates a commitment to excellent patient care. The award honors a physician that exemplifies the best that EMS/trauma system has to offer. Dr. Mark Gamber meets these requirements plus some.
“Dr. Mark Gamber is an exceptional and talented physician. As a leader in trauma services for our market, we are honored that the state has recognized our EMS Medical Director” said Charles Gressle, CEO at Medical City Plano. “His personality, compassion, knowledge, understanding, and love of EMS is what truly sets him apart from the others. We are honored that Dr. Gamber is part of Medical City Plano’s ‘Take Me to Plano’ team.”
Dr. Gamber currently serves as the EMS Medical Director for Medical City Plano, as well as Plano, Frisco, Murphy, and Parker Fire Departments.
Dr. Gamber has been practicing Emergency Medicine in North Texas for the past 12 years. In 2010, he became the first physician to obtain the Chief EMS Officer designation. Dr. Gamber is board certified in both Emergency Medicine and Emergency Medical Services. He has committed himself to the practice of Emergency Medical Services and the advancement of prehospital care.
Medical City Plano (MCP) was the first hospital in Collin County to earn Level II trauma designation from the Texas Department of State Health Services with collaboration from Dr. Gamber. MCP is now on the journey to a Level 1 designation, providing the most comprehensive level of care to trauma patients, closely working with Gamber to accomplish this goal.
MCP serves as an EMS Medical Control for the cities of Plano, Frisco, Rowlett and Murphy, led by EMS Medical Director, Dr. Gamber. Dr. Gamber works in concert with area ground and air EMS agencies to collaborate in bringing the highest level of quality emergency care to the most severely injured patients.