Emergency Room & Level III Trauma Care Near You at UH Geauga
University Hospitals Geauga Medical Center located in Geauga County delivers 24-hour emergency care to adults 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. The Emergency Providers are able to work with over four-hundred UH Geauga Physicians to diagnose and treat a patient with an emergency condition.
Be Seen Within 30 Minutes at UH Geauga's Emergency Room
In emergency situations, you need expert medical care fast. When you choose a University Hospitals emergency room, you will be seen within 30 minutes of your arrival. UH is committed to providing quality care quickly. Your treatment begins quickly so you spend less time waiting.
For life-threatening emergencies, always call 9-1-1.
UH Geauga Emergency Room Features and Services
UH Geauga Medical Center specialists are highly trained to deliver fast, expert care that is close to home. At our facility, patients and their loved ones have access to the following:
- Level III Trauma Center
- Pediatric emergency services with 24-hour observation unit
- Staff led by board-certified physicians
- Emergency staff trained in in cardiac resuscitation and the treatment of heart events, including the use of thrombolytic (TPA) therapy
- Online check-in service
- Access to advanced care at University Hospitals Cleveland Medical Center
Geauga County’s Only Level I Pediatric Trauma Center
UH Geauga Medical Center was the first hospital in Northeast Ohio to achieve recognition by the Ohio EMS of Children Committee as having met the criteria set forth in Emergency Departments: Pediatric Prepared program. This assures the care provided in the emergency department to children meets national quality benchmarks. Our emergency experts have a direct connection to the nationally ranked University Hospitals Rainbow Babies & Children’s Hospital, the region’s only Level I pediatric trauma center, for any child that needs more advanced medical attention. Our care team will also make sure to keep in close communication with each child’s primary care provider.
If necessary, a pediatric patient can now stay overnight in one of our inpatient pediatric suites. A team of providers with pediatric training will oversee the patient's care during their entire visit.
Chest Pain and Stroke Accredited
UH Geauga is accredited in both Chest Pain and Stroke from the American Heart Association. This means we have demonstrated expertise and commitment in treating patients with chest pain and strokes. In order to achieve this accreditation, hospitals undergo a rigorous onsite evaluation of the staff’s ability to evaluate, diagnose and treat patients who may be experiencing a heart attack or stroke.
Training in Emergency Services
UH Geauga 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