Kerry Ahrens, MD

  • Med Flight


As a specialty-trained emergency medicine physician, Kerry Ahrens, MD works with a dedicated team of health care professionals to care for and transport by helicopter critically ill and injured patients of all ages, using the most advanced technology available. The team of nurses, respiratory therapists, and skilled pilots cares for patients with a wide range of conditions requiring specialized care.  
Dr. Ahrens is proud to be a physician with UW Health Med Flight — the only air medicine program in the upper Midwest to fly with a physician routinely on board. 

Dr. Ahrens is dedicated to providing the highest quality care to each patient, no matter their life-threatening illness or injury. She attentively and compassionately listens to and treats each patient using the most advanced medical care available in a helicopter or ambulance.

Dr. Ahrens has a strong interest in strengthening care of emergency patients before they arrive to the hospital through greater outreach and education to Wisconsin EMS systems. In her role as president of the Wisconsin chapter of the American College of Emergency Physicians, she advocates for better emergency patient care before the Wisconsin Legislature. This organization also helps provide greater resource connections among all Wisconsin emergency medicine physicians. 

Languages spoken
  • English
University affiliation

Education & credentials

Board certifications
  • Emergency Medicine
Medical School
  • Medical College of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, WI
  • University of Wisconsin Hospitals and Clinics, Madison, WI