Our 24/7, paramedic-receiving emergency department provides emergency care for those patients in need of urgent medical care. Our newly renovated 17-bed facility is equipped with the state-of-the-art emergency technology and designed to create a calming environment.
For all emergent, urgent, and non-urgent conditions, our emergency staff provide assessment, resuscitation and stabilization. Led by board-certified emergency doctors, nurses and other healthcare professionals, our patients also have immediate access to specialists should the need arise.
As a hospital-based department, we offer 24-hour radiology and CT capability, with an on-site laboratory for rigorous clinical testing and ultrasound imaging for diagnostic purposes.
Our emergency department is located across the street from the main hospital with the entrance on Hughes Avenue.
When to Visit an ED
Below are general examples of when to visit an emergency department; it is not a complete list:
- Abdominal pain - especially intense localized pain
- Blood in the urine, or bloody diarrhea
- Bleeding that cannot be stopped
- Change in mental status
- Chest pain
- Coughing or vomiting blood
- Open wound fractures
- Fainting or dizziness
- Fever with convulsions
- Severe headache or head injury, especially if the individual is on aspirin or blood thinners
- Sudden inability to speak, see, walk or move
- Sudden numbness or weakness
- Wheezing, shortness of breath or difficulty breathing
These are general examples of when to visit an emergency department, it is not a complete list. Several conditions occurring simultaneously can be significant. In case of an emergency, call 911.
The ED entrance is on Hughes Avenue. For information about emergency services , call (310) 836-7000 ext. 2520. In event of an emergency, call 911.