Washington Hyperbaric

Chambers

STATESIDE EMERGENCY ZONES

Washington

In the event of a decompression injury the emergency number to dial is '911' based on the where you are you will be assigned to the nearest hyperbaric facility.

For reference and information, the chambers in this state are listed below, in alphabetical order.

Keyport

US Naval Undersea Warfare Center

Phone 24 hour: 360-396-2111

Phone daytime: 360-396-2522

multiplace

 

Port Orchard

Hyperbaric Healing Center

360-876-4200

monoplace

 

Richland

Kadlec Medical Center

888 Swift Blvd

509-942-2835

monoplace

 

Seattle

Virginia Mason Medical Center

925 Seneca St

206-583-6543

Medical Director: Neil Hampson, MD

multiplace, triple lock; 24 hour ciritical care capability

 

Seattle

Divers Institute of Technology

206-783-5543

multiplace

 

Spokane

Deaconess Medical Center

800 West 5th Ave

509-458-7005

Medical Directors: Jerry Castro, MD and Greg Jones, MD

monoplace

 

Tacoma

St. Joseph's Medical Center

1717 South J Street

253-426-6630

Monoplace


Vancouver

Southwest Washington Medical Center

Opening December 2006

monoplace

 

Yelm

Mount Rainier Clinic

360-458-1061

monoplace

Source: Scuba-Doc.com

Diving Medicine Lore

Monoplace - A recompression chamber that has a capacity for only one person lying down. These are also known as 'coffin-chambers'

Multiplace - A recompression chamber that has a capacity for more than one person and usually permits a physician/medic to be in attendance from within.

*The chambers and physicians listed have no relationship with this web site and no guarantees of quality are offered or implied. The listings are for information only. This is a listing that I have developed for my personal use. Please be aware that these references are under no obligation at all to respond. It may be that not all of these physicians treat patients, but it is probable that they all may refer you to the appropriate service.

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