In the event that a diving medicine emergency occurs you want the best information available. DiveAssure consults the highly experienced physician medical experts at Duke Dive Medicine for advice when medical questions arise.
The Duke Center for Hyperbaric Medicine and Environmental Physiology (Duke Dive Medicine, DDM) has a long history of providing expert and up to date advice on all types of diving medical emergencies. DDM physicians are available 24/7 and direct consultations can be arranged for both individual members as well as for partner dive businesses. Toll free operators are available 24 hours a day to arrange physican-to-physican contacts and other emergency services to assure the safest and most efficient evacuation and treatment for DiveAssure’s clients. DiveAssure can also facilitate non-emergency contacts with DDM physicians for advice on non-emergent medical issues related to diving such as medical fitness to dive, if the need arises, all free of charge. For direct consultations call the Duke hospital operator at +1-919-684-8111 and request the hyperbaric physician on call.