We have 17 ERs located throughout the region to meet your needs.

When minor symptoms like dizziness, heartburn or stomach pain turn into a real emergency, you need to get to an emergency room fast. With 17 ERs conveniently located throughout the region, you can reach an HCA East Florida hospital ER near you.

And when your little one has a mishap, or those smaller aches and pains turn into a high fever or symptoms that get better and then come back even worse, our kid-friendly ERs are just a hop, skip and jump away for your entire family.

Top Symptoms Requiring ER Visits

Top 10 Reasons for ER Visits in the US

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  • Head injury or other major trauma
  • Heart attack or stroke
  • Life-threatening conditions
  • Loss of consciousness
  • One-sided weakness or numbness
  • Open fractures
  • Severe bleeding
  • Signs of heart attack/chest pain
  • Severe abdominal pain
  • Uncontrolled pain or bleeding

ER for Children

6 Signs Your Child Should Go to the ER

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All of our ERs are kid-friendly with 24-hour services, the latest technology, and caring staff. Our emergency rooms are prepared for your little one’s mishaps. In fact, our ERs treated over 129,000 kids last year.

Fastest Average ER Wait Times

Home, ER, and Home Again

HCA East Florida hospitals offer the shortest wait times in our area. In fact, our average ER wait times are consistently faster than state and national averages. Plus, we treat more emergencies than any other healthcare system in the region.

2016 Averages

Source: Hospital Compare, April 1, 2015 - March 31, 2016

8
  Aventura Hospital and Medical Center
3
  JFK Medical Center
5
  JFK Medical Center North Campus
7
  Kendall Regional Medical Center
6
  Lawnwood Regional Medical Center
6
  Northwest Medical Center
5
  Palms West Hospital
7
  Plantation General Hospital
6
  Raulerson Hospital
4
  St Lucie Medical Center
8
  University Hospital & Medical Center
5
  Westside Regional Medical Center
25 Min
  Florida State Average
30 Min
  National Average

Emergency? Dial 911. Listen to your body. If your symptoms appear life-threatening, don't drive. Call for an ambulance.