Emergency care is the treatment of unexpected, severe medical injuries or infections. It is typically delivered in an emergency room or an ambulance. Our emergency medicine physicians stabilize your condition as quickly as possible to prepare you for the next step of care or discharge.
Emergency care in West Houston, Texas
If you or a loved one require immediate medical attention, our 24/7 emergency department is always here for you.
Serving the surrounding West Houston communities, including Westchase, Alief and Royal Oaks, our emergency room (ER) has a 28-bed intensive care unit (ICU) and provides Level IV trauma care.
Emergency medical conditions we treat
Our hospital is staffed by experienced emergency care physicians and support staff who are trained to treat a wide range of conditions, including:
- Bone fractures
- Heart attack
- Serious illness
West Houston emergency room services
When emergencies arise, you need the expertise and urgency of dedicated medical professionals close to home.
At HCA Houston Healthcare West, our emergency room is an accredited Chest Pain Center, as well as a designated Primary Stroke Center. Our ER provides many types of care, including:
- Heart attack – With a dedicated team offering a range of cardiovascular services, we utilize evidence-based practices to deliver life-saving heart care. HCA Houston Healthcare West also offers comprehensive imaging and diagnostic services, minimally invasive procedures and a cardiac catheterization lab.
- Stroke – If you or a loved one is experiencing a stroke, our board-certified emergency physicians, emergency nurses and technicians are committed to improving outcomes by providing quick and effective treatments.
- Trauma center – As a designated Level IV Trauma Center, our team is equipped to rapidly identify and treat you following a life-threatening incident. With emergency medicine physicians and specially-trained nurses on staff 24/7, the trauma center also maintains coverage by general surgeons and anesthesiologists.
West HCA Houston ER 24/7 locations
In addition to our hospital emergency department, we also serve the west Houston community with our HCA Houston ER 24/7 freestanding emergency care centers located in Westchase, Mission Bend and Stafford.
HCA Houston ER 24/7, a department of HCA Houston Healthcare West, offers full-service adult and pediatric emergency room care 24 hours a day, seven days a week, including holidays. Each location is staffed with board-certified physicians and on-call specialists who have extensive emergency treatment experience for all types of acute injuries and illnesses. They also provide on-site laboratory and imaging services, including X-ray, CT-scan and ultrasound.
HCA Houston ER 24/7 accepts all major insurance plans. If a higher level of care is needed, we provide direct admission to HCA Houston Healthcare affiliated facilities or facilitate your admission to the hospital of your choice.
While emergency rooms are designed to treat critical conditions and life-threatening injuries, if you are experiencing a minor injury or illness, you may want to seek urgent care. HCA Houston is proud to be affiliated with CareNow®, our network of urgent care centers with 19 locations across the Houston area.
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