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Superior Air Ambulance Service

AeroMD differentiates itself from other air ambulance providers with on-island aircraft, modern medical equipment and a Caribbean-based medical team.

Aircraft

The first question a patient or their companion should ask a potential air ambulance service is where their aircraft are based.  The best answer to that question is in the middle of the Caribbean – close to their medical emergency.

The AeroMD fleet is powered by strategic aviation partner, Bohlke International Airways, the authority on Caribbean aviation for nearly 60 years.  This partnership allows AeroMD to keep aircraft headquartered in the Caribbean with round-the-clock access to fuel and expert aircraft maintenance.  The highly-experienced pilots on the AeroMD / Bohlke team are prepared 24/7/365 to fly medical evacuation flights when patients need urgent medical attention.  Day or night, this team can safely fly patients to their destination medical facility with two pilots at the controls.

The AeroMD /  Bohlke group of aircraft includes multiple Citations and an Astra jet.

Air Ambulance Citation

Photo Credit: Lindsay Kammerzelt

Citation II 550

Jet – Cessna Citation Bravo

Performance:

  • Max. Speed: 460 mph
  • Range: 1,587 nautical miles
  • (2) BAI Trained ATP Pilots on-board

Cabin:

  • Passenger Capacity: 6 People
  • 1 Medical Stretcher
  • 1 Rear-Facing Seat
  • 4 Forward-Facing Seats

Jet – Astra

Photo Credit: Lindsay Kammerzelt

Medical Equipment

The state-of-the-art medical equipment aboard each AeroMD aircraft turns it into a flying intensive care unit (ICU).  Equipment and medicine on-board are customized to the patient needs on each specific medical mission.

AeroMD planes also boast mobile diagnostic equipment , which gives the medical team instant results on a patient’s constantly changing condition.  This allows the medical team to make vital changes to patient care in-flight.

Photo Credits: Lindsay Kammerzelt

 

Air Ambulance Stretcher

Photo Credit: Lindsay Kammerzelt

Team

The AeroMD team is a Caribbean-based group of elite medical professionals.  Similar to a firehouse set-up, teams are on-call around-the-clock every day of the year, to take patients on life-saving evacuation missions.

Team member selection is a careful process to find the most elite medical professionals.

When the AeroMD medical team is not running a medical evacuation mission, they train daily for every imaginable scenario.  They constantly have their hands on medical equipment to ensure expertise in the moments that matter most.  This constant training is complemented by the AeroMD Training camp every year – where providers hone their skills through a combination of didactic, simulation and critical thinking exercises built by operational medical providers for operational medical providers.

Unlike other air ambulance providers who may rely on a call list of medics seeking out availability in the precious moments a flight is needed, the AeroMD medical team constantly work and train together.  This familiarity with the skill sets and strengths of one another, allow them to seamlessly provide patient care at the highest level.

The AeroMD medical team is led by Chief Medical Officer (CMO), Dr. Brendan Anzalone, DO.  A decorated military veteran, Dr. Anzalone spent many years in combat zones tending to injured soldiers from the front lines. He is a published author, speaker, and educator in the disciplines of emergency medicine, operational medicine, and disaster response.

 

Photo Credit: Lindsay Kammerzelt

AeroMD only utilizes FAR Part 135 approved Air Carriers to operate its aircraft.  Bohlke International Airways, Inc. (BIA) Certificate # FISA096A operates the current fleet. BIA has operational control of their respective aircraft at all times. At times, AeroMD may substitute an AeroMD primary aircraft with another licensed aircraft operated by an FAR Part 135 approved aircraft carrier with whom we have vetted and partnered.

AeroMD air ambulance serves our neighbors throughout the Caribbean and worldwide.

  • “My best case for survival was to be taken off-island.”

    Charles Jaquays, AeroMD Patient

  • “You guys saved [my husband's] life.”

    Eileen des Jardins, Patient Companion

  • “If it wasn't for [AeroMD], I wouldn't be here today.”

    Hayley Rodriguez, AeroMD Patient