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Welcome to Great Falls Emergency Medical Services Website


Missoula Emergency Services, Inc was founded in 1993. In 1998, Dave Kuhn came onboard to manage the company, as it continued to succeed and provide ambulance service for the City of Missoula and throughout surrounding Powell, Ravalli, Granite, Lake and Mineral Counties.  

In addition to providing 9-1-1 emergency paramedic response, and paramedic non-emergency transport, Missoula Emergency Service also provides Critical Care Transport, Disaster Response, Special Event Medical Standby and Basic Life Support service for long distance ambulance transport.

Recently MESI was requested by the State of Montana to manage one of seven disaster trailers placed strategically throughout the State. These trailers contain critical supplies in the event of a major disaster or mass casualty event.


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Special Note David Kuhn and Don Whalen are very involved with the American Ambulance Association (AAA) and David Kuhn was nominated to be on the National AAA Ethics Committee since 2005.



Dave Kuhn Missoula EMS Dave Kuhn  President, Missoula Emergency Services, Inc.

Don Whalen Missoula EMSDon Whalen MESI Regional Manager
Don Whalen assumed the role of Regional Manager for MESI in Missoula City/County and for Great Falls Emergency Services in the City of Great Falls and Cascade County in 2007. Having worked for MESI since 1982, he is a nationally registered paramedic who has served as MESI's General Manager for 11 years.

Outside MESI Don also serves the community in various capacities:

Board Member, Missoula County 9-1-1 Advisory Board
Member, Montana State EMS Task Force
Member, Missoula Area EMS Council
Member, American Ambulance Association Strategic Planning and Organizational Development Committee
Member, Missoula County Disaster Preparedness Committee
Member, St. Patrick's Hospital Emergency Preparedness Sub-Committee
Member, Montana Private Ambulance Owners Association



Greg is a full time emergency physician who is actively involved with EMS as well as Wilderness Medicine. Greg graduated from The Ohio State University School of medicine in 1980 and completed residencies in Emergency Medicine and Family Practice. He is board certified in both specialties but practices emergency medicine full time and directs a group of emergency providers, through Saint Patrick Hospital, which staff 8 different emergency departments in the western Montana area.

Greg is also extremely involved in EMS and serves as medical director for Missoula Emergency Services as well as many other agencies including  Missoula County Airport Authority, Clinton Rural Fire, Beaverhead EMS, Beaverhead Search and Rescue, Aerie Backcountry Medicine and Wisdom Ambulance. He also serves on the EMS advisory committee for the Montana Board of Medical Examiners.

Greg has attained Fellowship status in Emergency Medicine as well as Wilderness Medicine and is very actively involved in teaching EMS as well as emergency medicine and wilderness medicine to all levels of students.




Western Emergency Medical Services Network Montana EMS Association (MEMSA)