Faculty, UW School of Medicine and Public Health

Michael K. Abernethy, MD

  • Emergency Medicine
  • Med Flight

About

Since 2008 Dr. Abernethy has served as Med Flight's chief flight physician. His research/specialty interests include HEMS utilization, procedural and behavioral sedation, and emergent airway procedures. He is a well-known lecturer at many local, regional and national EM/EMS conferences.

Languages spoken
  • English
University affiliation
  • Department of Emergency Medicine

Practice locations

  • University Hospital Emergency Department Entrance
    University Hospital Emergency Department Entrance
    University HospitalBerbeeWalsh Emergency Department
    • 600 Highland Ave. / Madison, WI
    • (608) 262-2398
    • Open now
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  • University HospitalMed Flight
    • 600 Highland Ave. / Madison, WI
    • (608) 263-3258
    • Closed now
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Education & credentials

Board certifications
  • Emergency Medicine
Medical School
  • University of Cincinnati, Cincinnati, OH
Residencies
  • University of Chicago Medical Center, Chicago, IL
Internships
  • University of Cincinnati Medical Center, Cincinnati, OH