Ralph Battels, MD

Ralph Battels, MD, is a board-certified emergency medicine physician at Pagosa Springs Medical Center (PSMC), where he serves as chief of staff. He graduated with a double major in biochemistry and molecular biology from the University of California Santa Cruz, and earned his medical degree and completed his residency in emergency medicine at The Ohio State University in Columbus, Ohio. Dr. Battels has practiced medicine since 1994 and served on PSMC’s medical staff since August 2013. He lives in Pagosa with his wife and enjoys reading, woodworking, and hiking.