Emergency Room in Amherst, OH

This location is temporarily closed.

If your medical condition isn’t life-threatening, visit UH Amherst Urgent Care.

Specialized Emergency Care, 24 Hours A Day, 365 Days a Year

To keep you and your family safe and healthy, UH continues to provide 24/7 emergency care at our emergency room locations. Learn more


We appreciate your trust in us for care and want to assure you that University Hospitals remains committed to keeping you and your family healthy, and will continue to provide you with the health care services you need.

Our emergency room remains open 24/7/365 for walk-in emergency care. The health and safety of our patients and staff is our top priority, so we are following best practices for cleanliness, infection control and employee health at all of our facilities. As an added precaution, we ask that patients experiencing flu-like symptoms call before coming into the ER. By answering our COVID-19 screening questions honestly, we will be able to provide you with the appropriate level of care while ensuring the safety of all ER patients.

Learn more about our response to COVID-19

Certified American College of Cardiology Freestanding ED Cardiac Care440-988-6114
254 Cleveland Avenue
Amherst, OH 44001
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For life-threatening emergencies, always call 9-1-1.

At UH Amherst Health Center, our ER experts provide high-quality 24/7 care for adult and pediatric patients. Our experts are trained to handle the most challenging cases, time-sensitive surgeries and traumatic injuries for every emergency from chest pain to trauma – and everything in between.

Features and Services

UH Amherst Emergency Room specialists deliver fast emergency care that is close to home. At our facility, patients and their loved ones have access to the following:

  • Bedside registration to lessen patient anxiety and maintain privacy
  • Access to care at Cleveland’s premier health care system and top-ranked specialists
  • Expanded capabilities that allow for faster treatment of chest pain and stroke
  • High-quality 24/7, 365 emergency care for adult and pediatric patients
  • Manage health record online through MyUHCare
  • MEDEVAC helicopter transport availability
  • Negative air examination rooms equipped with reverse ventilation to reduce the spread of airborne contaminants
  • Readily available diagnostic imaging and lab services
  • Staff trained in in cardiac resuscitation and the treatment of heart events

Common Symptoms Treated

  • A sudden severe headache
  • Broken bones
  • Chest pain
  • Difficulty breathing
  • Head trauma
  • Loss of vision or blurriness
  • Poisoning
  • Seizures or loss of consciousness
  • Severe burns
  • Shortness of breath
  • Sudden numbness
  • Uncontrolled bleeding

Child-Friendly Care

UH Rainbow emergency services at UH Amherst Emergency Room provides access to board-certified emergency physicians experienced in treating children of all ages, in a comfortable and safe facility. By choosing pediatric emergency services at UH Amherst Emergency Room, patients and families have immediate access to the expertise and resources of University Hospitals Rainbow Babies & Children's Hospital in Cleveland, the region’s only Level I Pediatric Trauma Center, if their child requires more advanced medical attention.

We Accept All Major Insurance Plans

We work with most major medical insurance providers to deliver affordable, comprehensive medical care every day. Co-pays, deductibles and items not covered by insurance are paid at the time of your visit. Cash, check, debit and credit cards are accepted.

For Minor Illness or Injury

In the event of a life-threatening emergency, patients should call 9-1-1 or visit the nearest emergency department immediately. If your medical condition isn’t life-threatening, a visit to a UH Urgent Care or UH Convenient Care may be more appropriate. Or, maybe your primary care doctor can fit you in that day. Perhaps, you can take advantage of our newest option – UH Virtual Visit.

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