Emergency Room at UH St. John Medical Center
Providing Fast, Efficient Care When Every Second Counts
University Hospitals St. John Medical Center located in Westlake, Ohio delivers 24-hour emergency care for adults and children 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.
For life-threatening emergencies, always call 9-1-1.
Features and Services
UH St. John Medical Center emergency 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:
- 24/7 pediatric emergency services
- 28 patient rooms, including six fast track treatment rooms to quickly serve adults and children with minor illnesses or injuries
- Bedside registration with wireless computer technology
- Radiology capabilities and bedside ultrasound system
- Immediate blood work test results at the bedside
- Level III trauma center
- Accredited Chest Pain Clinic
- Primary Stroke Center
- Hazardous treatment room with outside access for people exposed to industrial or hazardous chemicals and materials
Pediatric emergency services are provided by board-certified emergency medicine physicians experienced in pediatric emergencies. In addition, a pediatrician is available 24 hours a day for face-to-face consultations. UH St. John Medical Center offers a separate pediatric emergency waiting area with kid-friendly décor and activities, as well as expanded child life services, respiratory therapy and family-centered care.
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.
For Minor Illness or Injury
In the event of a minor illness or injury, patients should visit the nearest urgent care.