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Emergency Room at UH Cleveland Medical Center

Emergency Room Near You in Cleveland and Surrounding Cities


11100 Euclid Ave.
Cleveland, OH 44106


24 hours a day,
365 days a year

In the event of a life-threatening emergency, patients should call 9-1-1 or visit the nearest emergency department immediately.

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For sudden injuries from an accident, sports, or other physical activity, find an ortho injury clinic near you.

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Walk-in care for minor injuries or illnesses that need to be treated the same-day.

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Why choose UH Cleveland Emergency Room?

University Hospitals Cleveland Emergency Room located in Cleveland, Ohio delivers 24-hour emergency care to adult and pediatric patients in a state-of-the-art facility. Our emergency room offers immediate access to an expert team of multidisciplinary specialists and is equipped with the most advanced technology available.

Experienced Staff

Staff led by board-certified physicians and nurses within a full-service hospital

Open 24/7, 365

Delivering emergency care 24 hours a day, 365 days a year

Level 1 Adult Trauma Center

Ensure patients with traumatic injuries receive quick trauma care

Level 1 Pediatric Trauma

Cleveland’s only level 1 pediatric trauma center

Quick Heart Attack Response

EMS personnel use remote STEMI EKG readings to notify hospital staff of heart attack and to prepare for patient’s arrival

Comprehensive Care

Access to care at Cleveland’s premier health care system and top-ranked specialists

Life-Saving Technology

Targeted temperature management therapy regulates body temperature for cardiac patients

Life Flight Availability

Safe, fast helicopter transport of critically ill or injured

Clinical Decision Unit

23-hour patient observation without a hospital admission

On-site Parking

Free on-site, self-parking that is monitored 24/7 by security for all patients and visitors

Onsite Lab and Imaging

Equipped with a lab and advanced imaging including CT scan, X-ray and capabilities for rapid diagnosis and treatment

Patient-Centered Care

Provides high-quality, safe patient care to achieve excellent clinical outcomes while always considering patient needs and preferences

Sexual Assault Program

Our SANE team is available 24 hours a day, seven days a week to provide the care and treatment of sexual assault and intimate partner violence victims

Northeast Ohio’s Only Level 1 Pediatric Trauma Center

Children are treated at the Marcy R. Horvitz Pediatric Emergency Center at UH Rainbow Babies & Children’s Hospital. As the only Level 1 pediatric trauma center in Cleveland, UH Rainbow Babies & Children’s Hospital is equipped to handle the most serious emergencies involving children. Pediatric treatment rooms are large enough to accommodate family members and are clustered around a central nurse station to maximize interaction and communication between staff and families.

Treatment for Trauma and Emergencies


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  • Concussion
  • Fainting
  • Head trauma or eye injury
  • Seizures
  • Overdoses
  • Bleeding that cannot be stopped
  • Brain injuries
  • Severe abdominal pain
  • Assault
  • Migraine/severe headache

Heart Attack Symptoms

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Heart Attack Symptoms

  • Chest pain
  • Wheezing, shortness of breath or difficulty breathing
  • Tingling or discomfort
  • Heartburn feeling
  • Cold sweat
  • Nausea or vomiting
  • Fatigue
  • Weakness
  • Very high or low vital signs such as blood pressure, heart rate or temperature

Signs of a Stroke

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Signs of a Stroke

  • Fainting or dizziness
  • Sudden numbness or weakness
  • Confusion
  • One side of the face is drooping
  • Difficulty speaking
  • Difficulty seeing or blurred vision in one or both eyes
  • Loss of balance/coordination

Behavioral Health

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Behavioral Health

  • Change in mental state
  • Thoughts of suicide
  • Depression
  • Paranoia
  • Substance abuse

Physical Injuries

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Physical Injuries

  • Broken bones and fractures
  • Joint pain, dislocation or injury
  • Blistering, large burns or extensive rash
  • Tendon and ligament injuries

Hazardous Materials

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Hazardous Materials

  • Poisoning

5 Steps of Emergency Care

  • Triage – process of determining the severity of condition
  • Registration – gather patient information and obtain consent for treatment
  • Treatment – every patient receives treatment from a doctor or mid-level practitioner
  • Reevaluation – evaluate test results to determine type of treatment
  • Discharge – receive instructions to follow after leaving the emergency room

UH Cleveland’s Emergency Department Achievements

Designated a Level I trauma center for the ability to treat complex trauma injuries immediately

Received the American Heart Association 2023 Stroke Gold Plus with Target: Stroke Honor Roll Elite Plus award for stroke care

University Hospitals is recognized as Gold Plus by the American Heart Association with its Target: Stroke Honor Roll Elite Plus & Type 2 Diabetes Honor Roll designations

Achieved accreditation as a Chest Pain Center for reducing time to treatment during the critical early stages of a heart attack

Earned Primary Stroke Center certification for stroke care

Earned the highest level designation for treatment of complex stroke by the Joint Commission

American Heart Association’s Get With The Guidelines program Achievement Awards for compliance with stroke quality measures

Training in Emergency Services

UH Cleveland Medical Center, in conjunction with the UH EMS Institute, is the region's leader in training and emergency care protocol development. Our emergency staff works closely with the region’s EMS providers. ER physicians provide medical direction for over 30 EMS squads. Due to our strong collaboration with the EMS community we have been able to enhance our ability to provide life-saving care.

Training programs include:

  • Continuing medical education
  • CPR training
  • Basic life support
  • Advanced cardiac life support
  • Pediatric advanced life support
  • CPR and AED Training in schools and for the community

Insurance & Payment

We accept all major medical insurance providers, including Medical Mutual of Ohio (MMO) SuperMed. Co-pays, deductibles and items not covered by insurance are paid at the time of your visit.

Know Where To Go For Care

When bumps and bruises, sprains and pains, fever and falls happen you may need an alternative option to primary care. Making the best health care decisions for your family starts with knowing where to go.

Emergency Care for Kids

When your child needs emergency care, UH Rainbow Emergency Rooms offer convenient, kid-friendly medical care from board-certified physicians.