Life Flight Staff

Life Flight is a remarkable operation because of the dedication, experience and training of every member of the Life Flight crew.

Administrative Staff

 Craig Bates, MD     Bryan Bly

Craig Bates, MD
Medical Director
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Learn more about Dr. Craig Bates.


Bryan Bly
Aviation Site Manager/Lead Pilot
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Office: 216-778-5750

Brian Carr
   Heather Mattern

Brian Carr, RN, MSN, CEN, BSN, EMTP 
Nurse Manager
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Office: 216-957-6400


Heather Sam, MBA
Center Director
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 Beth Del Col    non-clinical-staff-avatar-icon

Beth Del Col, MBA-HCA
Operations Manager
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Sandy Messer
Coordinator, Metro Life Flight Support

 David Yarmesch    

David A. Yarmesch, AAS, Paramedic, EMS-I
EMS Coordinator
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See a listing of the Metro Life Flight Clinical Staff