Carroll Hospital Emergency Department

When you need a higher level of care, we’re here for you

Treating you today for a healthier tomorrow

The emergency department (ED) at Carroll Hospital provides expert care to more than 50,000 patients every year. We use the most advanced life-saving technology available in our comfortable, spacious facility to treat your serious medical conditions.

In our ED, you’ll be treated by a comprehensive group of emergency medicine specialists, including board certified emergency physicians, physician assistants, registered nurses, support staff and others. All our nurses have Advanced Cardiac Life Support training (ACLS) and Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS) training.


Our emergency department offers:


  • More than 30,000 square feet of comfortable space
  • More than 40 private treatment rooms with space for family members when appropriate
  • State-of-the-art monitoring equipment
  • Bedside registration
  • An electronic tracking system that monitors your care through the ED
  • Multiple nursing stations that put caregivers closer to you and your family
  • A diagnostic imaging suite for digital X-ray, CT scan and ultrasound



Our ED team works together to diagnose, manage and treat a full range of acute and critical illnesses and injuries. Our specialized emergency services include:


  • Emergent Care (EMC) – “fast track” emergency care for those with more minor injuries or illnesses
  • Emergency Heart Attack Care
  • Emergency Stroke Care
  • Adult Specialty Treatment Areas: Cardiac, Obstetrics/Gynecology (OB/GYN), Orthopedics and Behavioral Health
  • Pediatric Emergency Care
  • Pediatric S.A.F.E. Program – for victims of sexual assault ages 13 or under
  • Adult S.A.F.E. Program – for victims of sexual assault older than age 13
  • A Lethality Assessment Program (LAP) – to identify victims of domestic violence and human trafficking
  • CrimeCam technology – to detect bruising that may not be visible to the naked eye on victims of abuse


When to visit the emergency department


The emergency department is the place to go to treat life-threatening illnesses and injuries. You should visit the ED if you experience any of the following symptoms:

  • Asthma attack or trouble breathing
  • Burns
  • Drug or alcohol overdose
  • Fractures or broken bones
  • Gunshots
  • Heart attack or severe chest pain or pressure
  • Heavy bleeding
  • Intense allergic reaction
  • Knife and other wounds
  • Loss of consciousness, ability to speak, vision, mobility
  • Stroke
  • Suicidal or homicidal feelings
  • Traumatic injury or accident

Not sure when to visit the emergency department, an urgent care center or call your primary care physician?