Emergency Medical Services (EMS)

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The Office of the EMS Medical Director is the primary source for medical direction and clinical oversight of the Pre-hospital KCFD Emergency Medical Services system.

This includes the training and credentialing of all Emergency Responders, EMT’s, Paramedics and any other participants within the system.

The goal of this office is to uphold accepted standards of practice related to clinical performance and patient care, as well as protecting the health and safety of all Kansas City residents, visitors and those providers of pre-hospital care.

2020 EMS Protocols (effective 04/01/2020)

The KCFD EMS Protocols are diagnosis-specific treatment guidelines, policies and procedures set forth by the EMS Medical Director as the normal standard of care for a given clinical condition. 

City Certification for Special Events

Any EMS Pre-hospital Care Provider; Paramedic and/or Emergency Medical Technician are required to obtain KCMO City Certification from the EMS Medical Director of KCMO.

For more information, please call 816-513-6262


Public Access Defibrillator AED Registration (PAD Program)

Kansas City is committed to promoting our community’s health and safety. As a PAD Program partner, you can help achieve even higher survival rates here in Kansas City.

Many businesses in Kansas City have equipped their location with an AED and registered with the Office of the EMS Medical Director as part of the Public Access Defibrillation Program and the City of KCMO City Ordinances.


KCFD EMS Medical and Billing Records

The office of the EMS Medical Director is not the custodian for any Billing or Medical Records.

Requests for Billing or Medical Records, please contact: KCFD EMS Medical Bureau, 816-513-3000        

Requests for Emergency Only Ambulance Transport; please call 911

Requests for Non-emergency Ambulance Transport; please call 816-513-3000 #3

Office of the EMS Medical Director

Erica Carney, M.D., Medical Director

Tyler Haas, M.D., Associate Medical Director

2400 Troost Avenue, Suite 4200
Kansas City, Missouri 64108
(p) 816-513-6263; (f) 816-513-6294