Emergency Room in Fort Worth
Emergencies can happen anywhere, at any time. If you think you may be experiencing a medical emergency, immediately call your doctor or 911 for emergency medical care.
Medical City Fort Worth ER in Fort Worth provides high quality care when you need it the most. Our emergency room team specializes in all types of emergency medicine — from broken bones to life-threatening injury or illness such as stroke or heart attack. Plaza is the only certified comprehensive stroke center in Tarrant County and is also a cycle IV accredited chest pain center. In the event of a medical emergency, Plaza’s ER staff is prepared to provide expert emergency care in a compassionate setting.
Emergency Room Team
The ER team at Medical City Fort Worth works to ensure you are accurately and professionally diagnosed from the first moment you walk in the door.
Medical City Fort Worth’s emergency room offers:
- Emergency care 24/7
- Assessment and treatment for people of all ages
- Board-certified or board-eligible emergency physicians
- Specially trained nurses
- Primary Stroke Center and Comprehensive Stroke Center
- Chest Pain Center
Comprehensive Stroke Center
Medical City Fort Worth is designated as a Level I comprehensive stroke center by the Texas Department of State Health Services and a certified comprehensive stroke center through the DNV accreditation process.
Our emergency room is also accredited as a primary stroke center by the Joint Commission and has achieved gold standard plus recognition from the American Heart Association (AHA)/American Stroke Association (ASA) for its stroke care.
The Joint Commission is an independent, not-for-profit organization which accredits and certifies more than 15,000 healthcare organizations and programs in the United States.
Chest Pain Center
Medical City Fort Worth is a cycle IV chest pain center (CPC) accredited by the Society of Chest Pain Centers (SCPC). Hospitals accredited by the SCPC are required to undergo rigorous testing and process improvement to become an elite facility with an ER staff that thoroughly understands how to treat patients with chest pain and other heart attack symptoms.
Clinical Decisions Unit
Medical City Fort Worth’s clinical decision unit (CDU) is where patients who visit the ER receive careful observation for up to 23 hours. Patients admitted to the CDU can receive further monitoring, diagnostic procedures and nursing care.
ER at Burleson
As part of our effort to bring the best emergency room care to the Fort Worth community, Medical City Fort Worth has a stand-alone ER location at Burleson. Now, quality emergency care is conveniently located in your neighborhood.