ER at Medical Center Arlington
The Medical Center Arlington’s Emergency Department provides the highest and most comprehensive level of care in Arlington when you need it the most. As a Level III Trauma Center, our team is the only designated trauma center in Arlington. We were Arlington’s first Chest Pain Center accredited by The Society for Chest Pain Centers. In 2015 we received our Cycle IV Designation. Medical Center Arlington is also certified by the Joint Commission as Primary Stroke Center with an on-site dedicated Stroke Team and a dedicated CT Scan in the ED to help facilitate protocol-driven care when minutes matter most. We're emergency care you can trust.
Medical Center Arlington’s Emergency Services treat more than 80,000 patients each year in the Emergency Care Center, providing advanced critical care to the Arlington, Mansfield, Grand Prairie, Kennedale and surrounding community. These patients benefit from the high-tech facilities and highly trained medical specialists who staff it 24/7/365 days a year.
The emergency team at Medical Center Arlington works to ensure you are accurately and professionally diagnosed from the first moment you walk in the door. We have 32 beds along with a 5 bed Fast Track and board-certified emergency medicine physicians on site 24/7. We have an outstanding working relationship with local and regional ambulance services allowing for heart attack and stroke protocols to begin well before our patients arrive in the emergency department.
- Certified by the Joint Commission as Primary Stroke Center
- Level III Trauma Center
- Fast Track ER offers convenient care for minor emergencies
- Point of Care Testing which allows for laboratory results in minutes
- Board-certified emergency medicine physicians
The only Trauma Center in Arlington
Medical Center Arlington is the only Level III trauma Hospital in Arlington. In order to receive trauma center verification, a hospital must meet rigorous criteria as defined by the state as well as the American College of Surgeons in the areas of emergency department facilities, operating room services and prompt availability of medical care in numerous specialties, such as trauma surgery, neurosurgery, orthopedics and critical care. Trauma centers are designated as levels 1 through 4 by the American College of Surgeons, with level 1 centers providing the most comprehensive level of care.
Designation as a Level III Trauma Center certifies that Medical Center Arlington has the resources to deal with severely injured patients. To earn this coveted distinction, Medical Center Arlington had to demonstrate a critical mass of resources, support systems and complex process. The key elements that differentiate Medical Center Arlington Trauma Center from other facilities throughout the North Texas area include:
- Trauma Surgeons
- Orthopedic Surgeons
- Other Surgical Specialties
- Patient Transfer Line: 1-877-HCA-XFER (1-877-422-9337)
ER at Grand Prairie
ER at Grand Prairie is a full-service emergency room, staffed with board certified emergency physicians specially trained to help you through any emergency.