Services at Banner Baywood Medical Center  

Emergency Care Topics

Banner Baywood Emergency Staff  

The Banner Baywood Medical Center Emergency department wants to keep you healthy and well-informed. Here is some advice from our Emergency experts:

  • What should I do if I think someone is having a stroke?
    Ask the Expert: Char Leoni, RN, a director of nursing at Banner Baywood Medical Center
    In a stroke, every minute you wait means more damage is being done. Learn more about how to recognize a stroke Recognize the symptoms of stroke
  • I only live in Arizona a few months out of the year. Should I have another physician here in the Valley?
    Ask the Expert: Jennifer Hoffman, D.O., a geriatrics physician at Banner Baywood Medical Center
    None of us know when we will have a medical emergency. Learn more about being prepared Winter visitors medical emergency
  • When should I take my child to the Emergency Department?
    Ask the Expert: Jennifer Godwin, Banner Baywood Emergency Department
    What are the signs and symptoms that indicate it's time to go to the ED? View our checklist Flu or cold?
  • Is this the flu or just a cold?
    Ask the Expert: Frank Benes, MD, Banner Baywood Emergency Department Medical Director
    The symptoms of a cold and flu are often very similar and initially may be difficult to tell apart. Learn more Flu or cold?
  • Flu Vaccine: Facts & Myths
    Can the flu shot cause the flu? Are the side effects from the vaccine actually worse than the flu? Do I have to get it before December?
    Learn more Learn more about flu vaccine
  • How the flu spreads
    The flu spreads from person to person via respiratory droplets.
    Learn more
    Learn more about the flu
Banner Baywood Medical Center
6644 E. Baywood Ave.
Mesa, AZ 85206
(480) 321-2000
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