Harris County, Texas – Dr. Casey Patrick was named the first medical director of Harris County Emergency Services District No. 11 during a December 30, 2020, special meeting.
In his new role, Dr. Patrick will oversee a team of emergency medical professionals and provide medical guidance and leadership to the District.
Dr. Patrick is board-certified in both Emergency and EMS Medicine. He currently serves as the Assistant Medical Director for the Montgomery County Hospital District.
Dr. Patrick grew up in Williamsburg, Kentucky, and graduated from the University of the Cumberlands in 2000. Following his undergraduate studies, Dr. Patrick received his MD from The University of Kentucky College of Medicine in 2004. In 2007, he completed his residency training in Emergency Medicine at Indiana University.
“Dr. Casey Patrick has been serving as a trusted advisor to the EMS providers and the healthcare community in Montgomery County, Texas. His incredible depth of clinical knowledge, passion for data and patient outcomes, combined with his affable demeanor, makes Dr. Patrick the ideal Medical Director for the Harris County Emergency Services District No. 11 EMS system,” said Harris County Emergency Services District No. 11 Executive Director, Doug Hooten.
About Harris County Emergency Services District No. 11:
Harris County Emergency Services District No. 11 (ESD11) provides emergency medical services to over 600,000 people across over 177 square miles of North Harris County, with a service area larger than the City of Atlanta, Georgia. ESD11 is the largest Emergency Services District by population in the State of Texas. The ESD11 Board of Commissioners is comprised of (5) five publicly elected officials. ESD11 is committed to providing superior emergency medical care 24 hours a day, 365 days a year.