Emergency Care

Accidents, injuries and illnesses can happen to anyone at any time. Osceola Medical Center’s Emergency Department features the latest technology and highly skilled staff to provide the 24-hour-a-day emergency care you need.

Our patient-centered department, which includes separate trauma rooms, exam rooms, ambulatory area and triage area, offers a more comforting, private environment for patients. All of our rooms are fully outfitted for telemetry and other monitoring, and specialty carts ensure prompt treatment for burns and other injuries. Our medical staff includes highly trained nurses and dedicated emergency care providers, all of whom are Advanced Cardiac Life Support and Trauma trained.

Our Emergency Department is conveniently located near diagnostic imaging, the laboratory, surgery and other services. Air ambulance services and our on-site helipad ensure quick transport to other facilities when critical care is needed.

When a visit to the ED is imminent, you can be confident to know that you will be cared for by knowledgeable, highly-trained providers and nurses, and have access to the latest in medical technology.

  • Level IV Trauma Center
  • Separate trauma rooms and exam rooms
  • Decontamination area
  • Conveniently located near diagnostic imaging, laboratory and surgery
  • On-site helipad

Meet our ED providers:

Bridget McGill, DO, Emergency Medicine 

Emergency Department 

Bridget McGill, DO, joined the medical staff at Osceola Medical Center in 2011 as an Emergency Department physician. Dr. McGill is a graduate of the Chicago College of Osteopathic Medicine in Chicago. She completed her residency in emergency medicine at the University of Chicago and is board certified with the American Board of Emergency Medicine. 

David Lang, MD, Emergency Medicine

Emergency Department
“Growing up, both my parents were physicians, so I knew that I wanted to do the same. I’m proud to be able follow in their footsteps, and make a difference in the community.” 

David Lang, MD, earned his medical degree from the University of Wisconsin, School of Medicine, in Madison, WI, and completed his residency in family medicine at the Hennepin County Medical Center, a Level 1 Trauma Center in Minneapolis, MN. He is also board certified in both family medicine and sports medicine. He joined OMC’s Emergency Department in 2010, after spending 10 years practicing family care, sports medicine and urgent care in Burnsville, MN. 

Lang has a special interest in treating acute illness and injuries, and sports medicine. He has worked with professional organizations such as the Minnesota Vikings, Minnesota Timberwolves and St. Paul Saints. He has also provided medical coverage for events and venues, including the Boston Marathon and Canterbury Park. 

He lives in Savage, MN, with his twin boys, Anthony and Christopher, and his Maltese dog, Ruffles.

Erik Severson, MD, Emergency Medicine

Emergency Department 

Erik Severson, MD, is a board-certified Family Practice Physician. He joined Osceola Medical Center in 2005 as an Emergency Department physician. Severson is a graduate of Mayo Medical School in Rochester, MN. He completed his residency in family practice at the University of Minnesota.

René Milner, MD, Emergency Medicine

Chief Medical Officer

René Milner, MD, is a board-certified Family Medicine Physician. He joined Osceola Medical Center in 2006 as an Emergency Department physician. Dr. Milner earned his medical degree from the University of Manitoba, Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada, and his family practice degree from Kildonan Medical Center in Winnipeg.  He has worked as a family doctor in rural Manitoba, and in group and solo practice in St. Croix Falls, WI. He has done extra training in obstetrics at the Women's Center, Health Sciences Center, in Winnipeg. He and his wife have eight children and reside in St. Croix Falls, WI. Active in his church, his interests include child rearing and outdoor activities, such as skating and skiing.