Brenden Hansen, MD, is Whidbey General Hospital Chief-of-Staff elect as well as medical director of our 13-bed Emergency Department, which treats approximately 24,000 adults and children every year. Dr. Hansen works closely with nurses and other emergency physicians to ensure exceptional care and patient satisfaction in the ED. He oversees protocols developed to ensure continuity, quality and consistency in post-emergency treatment. He serves on the hospital’s Trauma Committee, which evaluates incidents treated at Whidbey General to ensure that our trauma care meets the highest quality standards. He is a past member of our Peer Review Committee, which evaluates the care provided here to ensure it meets the highest national standards. He joined our medical staff in 2010.
Whidbey General Hospital
101 N. Main Street
360-678-5151 or 360-321-5151
Patient Care Philosophy
Provide up-to-date, evidence-based emergency care.
Provide a comforting, caring experience during stressful emergencies.
Invite patients to be active participants in their care by discussing the benefits and risks of treatments and tests with the goal of empowering the patient and providing better care.
Scope of Care
Initial evaluation, diagnosis and treatment of patients of any age who require expeditious medical, surgical or psychiatric care for unforeseen illness or injury
Assessment, stabilization and coordination of care for patients who require transport to another hospital for more specialized care
Collaboration with primary care physicians, hospitalists and specialists to manage the patients who come to the Emergency Department to assure continuity of care
Medical School: Albany Medical College, 2007
Internship & Residency
Loma Linda University Medical Center
Board Certified by the American Board of Emergency Medicine