|Rampart General Hospital - Los Angeles medical facility
featured on the medical drama EMERGENCY!/NBC/1972-79.
Medical staff and Paramedics at Rampart General Hospital
Rampart General Hospital was the destination for paramedics from Fire Station
51 whose paramedic's routinely transported people in crisis to Rampart's
As the paramedics prepared to rush the patients to the hospital, they were in
constant contact via radio with Rampart Hospital who provided life saving
instructions while heading to the ER for assistance.
Physicians on staff included:
- Robert Fuller as Dr. Kelly Brackett
- Bobby Troup as Dr. Joe Early
Ron Pinkard as Dr. Mike Morton
||[responding via radio from trauma scene]
Rampart: Vital signs are BP 70 over 40; Pulse 170; EKG shows...V-tach.
Hold it! Rampart...shows defib.
||10-4, 51. Counter shock with 400 watts
||Stand clear... all right.. hold it...Go!
[administers schock] Rampart...He's back in the sinus rhythm.
||10-4, 51 Start lidocaine drip and insert
Other support personnel included:
- Julie London as Rampart Nurse Dixie McCall
- Patricia Mickey as Rampart Nurse Sharon Walter
- Dick Hammer as Fire Captain Hammer
- Michael Norell as Fire Captain Hank Stanley
- John Smith as Fire Captain John Smith
- Kevin Tighe as Paramedic Roy DeSoto
- Randolph Mantooth as Paramedic John Gage
- Tim Donnelly as Fireman Chet Kelly
- Marco López as Fireman Marco Lopez
- Mike Stoker as Fireman Mike Stoker
- Sam Lanier as Radio Dispatcher
- Vince Howard as Officer Vince
- Deidre Hall as Sally
TRIVIA NOTE: The hospital used to portray
Rampart General Hospital was Harbor General Hospital (now called Harbor-UCLA
Medical Cente) located in Torrance, California at 1000 West Carson Street,
the intersection of Vermont Avenue and Carson Street.
The fictional Station House 51 (the home base of paramedics Gage and
Desoto) was actually Los Angeles County Fire Station 127 located at 2049
East 223rd Street (between Wilmington and Alameda Streets) in Carson,
The animated Saturday morning spin-off EMERGENCY +4, that aired on
NBC from 1973 to 1976, continued the exploits of
John Gage & Roy DeSoto of Rescue Squad No.51 with the help of a four-kid
ambulance crew (which included a dog, a monkey, and a mynah bird)
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