Emergency and Trauma Care -- We're ready, 24/7
As one of Minnesota’s Level III Trauma Centers, our Emergency Department cares for everything from minor injuries to life-threatening events. Highly trained and board-certified in emergency medicine, our physicians provide you with exceptional care – 24-hours-a-day, seven-days-a-week.
In a life-threatening situation, the best course of action is to call 9-1-1. Do not wait. Every minute counts.
We’ll quickly determine the right course of treatment for you. Our experienced team of board-certified emergency physicians and emergency-trained caregivers is available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week to diagnose and treat injuries and concerns as quickly as possible using the most advanced technology available. More than 45,000 patients trust us to care for them every year.
We provide the specialized care our patient's need
If services are required beyond emergency care, our patients can benefit from the full range of specialty services that include cardiology, vascular, oncology, neurological and orthopedic care. Emergency department physicians and staff have ready access to specialty providers and caregivers who provide comprehensive care.
Conditions we treat
• Broken bones and cuts from accidents and falls
• Difficulty breathing
• Heart attack/chest pain
• High fever or diarrhea and dehydration
• Loss of vision or hearing
• Serious burns
• Stroke/loss of function, numbness in arms or legs
• Suicidal or homicidal thoughts
• Uncontrolled bleeding
If you are alone when experiencing these symptoms, do not attempt to drive to the emergency room. Call 9-1-1 immediately. If you are at home and able to do so, unlock the doors to your home, turn on a light and wait for the ambulance.
Fairview hospitals accept most major insurance plans. Bring a photo ID (driver’s license, passport, state or military ID are acceptable) and your insurance card with you to the Emergency Department if possible.
To pay your copay or coinsurance, for your convenience, we accept:
• Cash (hours during which cash is accepted may vary).
• Personal checks
• Credit cards – Visa, MasterCard and Discover
If you have questions about your bill or if you would like to make a payment, please call our business office at 612-672-6724 .