If you are having a life-threatening medical emergency, call 911.
No one can prepare for a medical emergency. When the unexpected happens, our ER experts are here 24/7 to get you or a loved one help as soon as possible. With 12 convenient emergency rooms in the region, you can take comfort in knowing there is a high-quality ER near you.
From pediatric ER services to advanced trauma care, TriStar Health emergency rooms in Tennessee and Kentucky are best in class for accessibility and quality. Our family of Accredited Chest Pain Centers and Advanced Primary Stroke Centers are certified to take care of potentially life-threatening emergencies when you need it most. You don’t have to go far to access the highest level of emergency care – we serve the communities where you live and work.
As part of our commitment to our communities, we publically broadcast our average ER wait times so you can make an informed decision when an emergency strikes. Finding the fastest access to a board-certified healthcare provider can make all the difference in a medical emergency.
We hope these projected wait times at our hospitals and freestanding emergency departments throughout Middle Tennessee and Southern Kentucky give you the information you need to find the correct location for you.
Emergency room wait time denotes the time it takes to see a qualified medical professional. ER wait times are approximate and provided for informational purposes only.
If you are unsure if you need an emergency room or an urgent care center, use this guide to assist you in making an informed decision about your healthcare.
The Children’s Hospital at TriStar Centennial offers children in the Middle Tennessee area the highest level of pediatric ER care. When your child needs an emergency room, you can trust our team of board-certified pediatric emergency doctors and nurses to provide them not only physical care but emotional comfort as well. All our emergency rooms are designed to be comforting for children. If your child needs a higher level of care, you are already connected to The Children’s Hospital where you’ll find experienced pediatric specialists and compassionate nurses.
Skyline Medical Center in Nashville is a Level II Trauma Center, signifying that its staff and facility are equipped to deal with the most severe medical emergencies. Unlike a normal emergency room, a trauma center has specialized equipment and resources to treat the most severely injured patients.