UofL Health – Mary & Elizabeth Hospital’s Emergency Department is a full-service emergency department consisting of a rapid assessment treatment area with 39 beds along with multiple critical care rooms. We are staffed and equipped to care for all emergency illnesses and injuries including strokes and heart attacks. Our Primary Stroke center has earned the Gold Plus award from the American Heart Association. As one of the highest volume emergency departments in the region, our door-to-provider time is less than 30 minutes.

Emergency Care at UofL Health – Mary & Elizabeth Hospital

  • Convenient, South Louisville location on Bluegrass Avenue between Taylor Boulevard and Manslick Road with easy access to the Watterson Expressway/I-264
  • Less wait time with an average door-to-provider time of fewer than 30 minutes
  • Staffed 24 hours a day and seven days a week with a board-certified/board-eligible emergency medicine physician alongside highly-skilled emergency medicine-trained physician assistants, nurse practitioners, nurses and ED technicians
  • Extensive COVID-19 precautions including separate evaluation areas within the department to assure patient safety and alleviate virus exposure concerns
  • Full range of emergency services offered including:
    • Primary Stroke Center – AHA Gold Plus Award distinction from the American Heart Association
    • Cardiac cath lab access at the facility
    • Critical care procedures
    • Sepsis care and management
    • Wound and suture care
    • Fracture care
    • Conscious sedation
    • IV medication administration
    • Behavioral health care via telemedicine with UofL Health – Peace Hospital staff
    • Substance abuse treatment
    • SANE (Sexual Assault Nurse Examiners) services
    • Bedside ultrasound
    • Dedicated radiology department including x-ray, CT, ultrasound and MRI
    • Dedicated laboratory department
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