• 530.541.3420 | 2170 South Avenue, S. Lake Tahoe, CA

What our patients are saying...

To Dr. Schunk and his staff at ICU. Just want to say Thank You from the bottom of my heart for saving my life! You guys are truely my heros! Thank you, thank you, thank you!

~ T.P.

Intensive Care Unit (I.C.U.)

General Information/Questions

Inside Barton Memorial Hospital
2170 South Ave.
South Lake Tahoe, CA 96150

Phone:  530.543.5860
Fax:  530.543.0382

Department Director

Susan Fairley, BSN, RN
Director of Nursing

Click here to download the ICU brochure

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  • Eight bed ICU with full monitoring capabilities  

  • Staffed with specialty trained RNs including nationally certified CCRNs, ACLS, and PALS   

  • Staffing ratios of two patients to one nurse is maintained to ensure high quality of nursing care   

  • Physicians admitting to ICU include Internal Medicine, Family Practice, Surgeons and Hospitalists


Click here to learn more about Pain Management

Barton’s ICU team provides treatment and care for:

  • Trauma        

  • Acute neurological incidents

  • Respiratory failure

  • Acute MI

  • GI Bleed

  • Electrolyte Imbalance

  • Drug overdose

  • Post-op surgical patients

This list is not all-inclusive. The above is just a sample of some of the services provided.