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About Us


We’re an Air Ambulance Company For Your Most Precious Cargo


Our philosophy at Acute Air Ambulance is to provide a smooth, comfortable and stress free transport for our patients and their family while being cost effective.

Providing a cost-effective solution for your emergency air ambulance transportation needs is our specialty. We strive to give our patients the care they deserve, while giving loved ones the peace-of-mind they desire.

Available 24 hours a day, seven days a week, Acute Air Ambulance offers air ambulance services for those who are injured or sick while away from home, or if one should require emergency or non-emergency air transportation to a specialized hospital facility.

With the rising costs of air ambulance services, Acute Air Ambulance wishes to offer a qualified and affordable alternative to transporting ill patients all around the world. Fully licensed and insured, Acute Air Ambulance is committed to the specialized care for each and every patient with a comprehensive approach to their transport and medical care while in flight.

Our medical staff consists of Paramedics, Nurses, Physician Assistants, Respiratory Therapist and Doctors. The medical team on board each flight can handle all of your BLS (basic life support), ACLS (advanced cardiac life support) and Critical care needs. Our medical team will stay by the patient’s side from beginning to end.

Meet The Team

team-member-3Michael Farrell, MD, FACEP

Medical Director

Acute Air Ambulance was founded by a Board Certified emergency medicine Physician, Dr. Michael Farrell. Dr. Farrell obtained his Medical License at Liverpool Medical School in the UK and did his residency training in Emergency Medicine and surgery in Miami, Florida. Dr. Farrell has been a physician for the past 30 years with training in flight physiology, hyperbaric medicine and Hypothermia treatments. Along with his continuous ER work at several hospitals Dr. Farrell has also been the Medical Director for the City of Pompano Beach Fire Rescue department located in Florida for the past 20 years. He enjoys his work in the emergency medical field and decided to start Acute Air Ambulance when he saw the need for quality air ambulance services. Dr. Farrell believes that when you or a loved one’s well-being is in jeopardy, that you should have nothing but the best medical care available. Dr. Farrell will dedicate his time to making sure that everyone at Acute Air Ambulance handles your transport to fit all of your personal needs. We guarantee to provide you and your family the best medical care possible.

team-member-3Courtney Preston

Chief Operating Officer

Courtney has been with Acute Air Ambulance since its inception and brings with her the knowledge and training in Emergency Medical Services. Courtney has certifications in BLS, ACLS, PALS and Flight Physiology and she continues her training and education in fixed wing air ambulance consistently. She works closely with the office staff to make sure that each patient is being provided a timely and cost effective quote. She also works directly with the medical staff and Medical Director to ensure that a higher standard of care is being provided to each patient and family member that uses Acute Air Ambulances services. As the Chief Operating Officer she is also responsible for implementing new and informative training procedures and guidelines for all of the medical staff and enforcing all of the policy and procedures at Acute Air Ambulance.
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team-member-3Manny Ajuria

Chief Flight Paramedic

Manny, a licensed  Paramedic and Firefighter for 20 years  has also been with Acute Air Ambulance since its inception. He has held positions such as Lead Emergency Medical Technician instructor, Lead Paramedic instructor and program coordinator/Assistant Director. Concurrent with his duties as Chief Flight Medic, he is a Lieutenant with the local fire department which he serves and is an adjunct fire instructor with the Broward school system. Manny has an Associate of Science in Emergency Medical Services and is currently finishing his Bachelor’s degree in Supervision Management. As Chief flight paramedic, he acts as a preceptor, educator, facilitator, and participates in the orientation of the new employees. He is responsible for direct patient care services and the organization of the educational activities of medical personnel and as a liaison between flight medical professionals and customers.

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