If you’re experiencing a life-threatening emergency, call 911 immediately or go to your nearest emergency room. Emergencies happen when you least expect them, but at UofL Health, we’re always ready to respond. Each of our emergency rooms is staffed 24/7 with board-certified emergency medicine physicians and specially certified nurses, with direct access to specialists and resources. From chest pain to trauma, broken bones to stroke, know that expert care is always nearby.

Choose an emergency room location below for care close to home:

UofL Health – Jewish Hospital, 502-587-4421

  • Nationally accredited chest pain center
  • STEMI (heart attack) receiving center
  • Primary stroke center
  • Emergency Hand care

UofL Health – Medical Center East, 502-259-6000

  • Chest Pain Observation Center

UofL Health – Medical Center South, 502-955-3000

  • Chest Pain Observation Center

UofL Health – Medical Center Southwest, 502-995-2450

UofL Health – Mary & Elizabeth Hospital, 502-361-6391

  • Serving the south Louisville community for more than a century
  • 24/7 STEMI

UofL Health – Shelbyville Hospital, 502-647-4000

  • Serving as a vital community resource to residents of Shelby, Henry and Spencer counties for more than 110 years.

UofL Health – UofL Hospital, 502-562-3015

  • Only accredited Level 1 trauma center in the region
  • First certified comprehensive stroke center in Kentucky
  • Only dedicated adult burn center in the state

Diseases and conditions

  • Heart attacks and heart conditions
  • Stroke and neurologic conditions
  • Burns and environmental injuries and exposures
  • Shock due to medical diagnosis
  • Infections — systemic and superficial
  • Traumatic injuries and wounds
  • Broken bones and hand injuries
  • Respiratory diseases, such as asthma and COPD
  • Toxicological and poisoning emergencies
  • Psychiatric emergency initial assessment
  • Initial assessment of woman’s emergencies

Treatments and services

Emergency Care Locations

Emergency Care Providers

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