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Emergency care

Emergency care is the treatment of unexpected, severe medical injuries or infections. It is typically delivered in an emergency room or an ambulance. Our emergency medicine physicians stabilize your condition as quickly as possible to prepare you for the next step of care or discharge.

Emergency room (ER) care in Fort Worth, Texas

From the minute you arrive at the emergency room at Medical City Fort Worth, you can expect quality care.

We are focused on efficiency and a great patient experience. We provide board-certified emergency medicine for adults and children and have advanced technology to treat traumatic injuries.

Complete emergency care

Medical City Fort Worth opened its new, three-story patient tower in 2019, including a new emergency department with 30 patient rooms and several specialty rooms.

When you arrive at Medical City Fort Worth's ER, you'll be taken to a private room for consultation with our nursing staff, then treatment by a physician. Before you're discharged, your attending physician will review your care plan with you or make arrangements to have you seamlessly admitted to the hospital for continued care.

Our hospital ER offers:

  • 24/7/365 emergency care
  • Board-certified emergency medicine physicians
  • Private emergency treatment rooms
  • Specially trained emergency staff and technicians
  • The support of a comprehensive healthcare network to handle any emergency
  • Six pediatric-friendly rooms
  • Resuscitation rooms for patients experiencing a heart attack, stroke, respiratory failure or other cardiovascular emergencies
  • Two trauma rooms
  • A behavioral health treatment room

As part of our effort to bring comprehensive emergency care to the community, Medical City Fort Worth has a freestanding ER location, Medical City ER White Settlement.

Accredited emergency care

Medical City Fort Worth has multiple accreditations for stroke care and treatment for cardiac emergencies, to better serve our patients in the ER. Our certifications include:


  • Five-Star Recipient for Valve Surgery in 2021
  • The Joint Commission
  • Certified Comprehensive Stroke Center

Arriving to the ER

Medical City Fort Worth's ER is located at the corner of Ninth Avenue and West Humbolt Street. Marked signs will direct you to drive up a small ramp to reach our ER building. There is a patient drop-off zone at the door and free parking available next to the building for your convenience. There are also additional parking lots and garages throughout the hospital campus.

Our address is:

800 Ninth Avenue
Fort Worth, TX 76104

Pediatric ER services

In addition to advanced, comprehensive adult emergency care, Medical City Fort Worth offers full-service emergency care, diagnosis and treatment for infants and children of all ages. It’s like having the pediatric emergency care of Medical City Children’s Hospital in your neighborhood—so you don’t have to go to a children’s hospital to find expert pediatric ER care close to home. Our staff and specially trained physicians provide the highest quality healthcare according to guidelines for care set by the American Academy of Pediatrics, the American College of Emergency Physicians and the Emergency Nurses Association.

In accordance with the National Pediatric Readiness Project, Medical City Fort Worth has been equipped to ensure it meets essential guidelines and has resources in place to provide a safe and family-centered emergency experience, including:

  • 24/7/365 emergency care
  • Registered, emergency-trained nurses supported by pediatric child-life specialists
  • Pediatric-friendly rooms and waiting area
  • Pediatric pain management techniques
  • Pediatric computerized drug dosing for safety
  • 24/7 access to Medical City Children’s Hospital, including:
    • Pediatric specialists
    • Pediatric and neonatal children’s specialty transport team
    • Seamless admission to Medical City Children’s Hospital if inpatient care is required

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