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Emergency Department

We are Cleveland's premier Level I Adult Trauma Center and Level II Pediatric Trauma Center.

If you are experiencing a medical emergency, call 9-1-1.

Current Emergency Room Wait Times*

If you believe your condition is life-threatening, call 911 or go to an emergency room near you.

If you believe your condition is life-threatening, call 911 or go to an emergency room near you.

*The emergency room wait times represent the average time it takes from check-in until a patient sees a qualified medical practitioner (physician, advanced practice nurse or physician assistant).  We prioritize patients according to severity of injuries, and the number of patients may affect actual wait times.  Our wait times are continuously averaged using the last 1 hour of wait-times and are updated every 4 minutes.

 

Why Choose MetroHealth for Emergency Care?

We are the leader in Emergency medicine.  No matter what type of medical emergency you have, we can take care of it right here.  In fact, many other hospitals send their patients to our Emergency Department because of our proven capabilities.

We have locations in Brecksville, Cleveland Heights, Cleveland (Main Campus), and Parma.

Subspecialists at a Moment's Notice

Our Emergency Room has access to many specialists, including:

  • Orthopedic surgeons
  • Cardiologists
  • Neurologists
  • Pulmonary critical care specialists
  • Trauma surgeons
  • Burn-care experts
  • Obstetricians
  • Critical care medicine experts
  • Ophthalmologists
  • Facial surgeons
  • Psychiatrists
  • SANE specialists

Our experts have experience treating all kinds of emergencies—from chest pain to stroke symptoms to food poisoning and everything in between.

And you can count on them to treat you compassionately and promptly, no matter what type of emergency you have. In addition to life-threatening emergencies, our experts provide rapid care for everyday emergencies—from cuts to broken bones.

 

ER or ExpressCare?

The decision of whether to head to a neighborhood express care center or an Emergency Room relies in part on what is required to care for your problem.

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A visit to a MetroExpresssCare has the advantage of being convenient – there are many throughout the community. With Radiology services on-site, it’s a great alternative for sprains and strains, as well as moderate flu-like symptoms and minor cuts that require stitches.  Also, there is usually a lower charge than at an Emergency Room.

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There are many illnesses and injuries that require rapid treatment by an advanced Emergency medicine team.  Chest pains, sudden slurred speech and severe head injuries are just a few reasons to come to the ER immediately.  An emergency department has the advantage of having more robust services and equipment, additional medical staff for consultations and more diagnostic capabilities. 

Locations

216-957-9000

9200 Treeworth Blvd.
Brecksville , OH 44141

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216-524-7377

10 Severance Circle
Cleveland Heights , OH 44118

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216-778-7800

2500 MetroHealth Drive
Cleveland , Ohio 44109

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216-524-7377

12301 Snow Road
Parma , Ohio 44130

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