Emergency Care
at Northwest Hospital

Expect high-quality and skilled care for your most serious situations

When time is precious in emergency situations, depend on us to take care of you

In emergency situations, treatment comes first. The emergency department at Northwest Hospital understands this and provides patients with the highest level of care. Our 24-hour emergency department is designed to set new and improved standards for emergency care and patient experience.

Our team of clinical experts work quickly to assess your condition and get you the best possible care. We offer:

  • The Trauma Center is one of only four Level II-designated trauma centers in Baltimore

  • 38 private treatment areas

  • Advanced medical equipment and technologies

  • Accreditations and designations for our cardiac and stroke care

  • Adult and pediatric specialists available 24 hours a day

  • Onsite, comprehensive imaging technology (including CT scanning)

  • Express triage of patients to appropriate care centers within moments of arrival

  • Patient advocates who can address the non-medical needs of patients and families

  • Safe, convenient parking near each center

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 sever 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?

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