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Traumatic Injury

With an average of 330 days of sunshine per year, being active and outdoors is part of the reason many of us love living in the Valley. At times, energetic lifestyles lead to unexpected injuries. SEA physicians are specialized to treat traumatic injuries.
Traumatic Injury

Your Medical Team

Scottsdale Emergency Associates and the staff of Scottsdale Healthcare are the teams that meet patients’ needs front and center. Excellence in emergency care and exceeding our patients expectations are our number one concerns.
Your Medical Team

The Shea Pediatric Emergency Department

14 Minute Door to Doctor times: the shortest wait times for pediatric emergency care in the Valley.
The Shea Pediatric Emergency Department

Pediatric Fever

One moment your baby is playing happily, the next, he or she has that glassy-eyed stare, the flushed red cheeks: your baby has a fever.
Pediatric Fever

Measles

Measles is a highly contagious virus that typically resides in the nose and throat of infected individuals and is passed via airborne transmission. According to the CDC (link) the 2015 measles outbreak has resulted in 102 cases (7 in Arizona) in January alone.
Measles

Welcome, Winter Visitors

We are so glad that you have come to the Valley of the Sun to share your winter with us. While the beautiful weather may bring you comfort, we also realize that being away from home and not having access to your established doctors when you are sick can be disconcerting.
Welcome, Winter Visitors

Teaming up with the AZ Coyotes

Scottsdale Emergency Associates are proud to be the official emergency physicians of the Arizona Coyotes.
Teaming up with the AZ Coyotes

Viral Respiratory Illness

Viruses that cause respiratory illness are most active from November through May however they can occur at any time. One of the most common viruses related to respiratory complications in children is Respiratory Synchcytial Virus (RSV) and is a leading cause of bronchiolitis.
Viral Respiratory Illness

Flu Season

The seasonal flu is a contagious respiratory illness that affects 5-20% of US residents annually. Most cases of flu run their course associated fever, cough, sore throat, body aches and fatigue in five to seven days without a need for medical intervention.
Flu Season

Summer Water Safety

Desert summers are hot and there is nothing quite as fun or intriguing to children than cooling off in a splash of water. Keep in mind that all types of contained water can be drowning hazards.
Summer Water Safety

Insect Bites and Stings

Although most insect bites and stings result in a local reaction without other complications, any or all of the following insects produce venom that can result in severe reactions constituting a medical emergency.
Insect Bites and Stings

Trauma

As a group of individuals interested in the adventures that active lives can offer SEA physicians have experienced unexpected falls or collisions and understand that these traumatic injuries have an immediate impact on patients’ lives.
Trauma

Spirit of Service: Dr. Norquist in Haiti

Dr. Craig Norquist recounts his medical mission to Haiti working alongside his wife, Laura and Dr. Doug Smith’s wife, Jen Burns
Spirit of Service: Dr. Norquist in Haiti

Former SEA Scribe Finds His Calling

Scottsdale Emergency Associates is constantly inspired by our talented pool of scribes that are active in the medical community locally and abroad.  
Former SEA Scribe Finds His Calling