Emergency services

If you or a loved one are experiencing a medical emergency, call 911 immediately.

Nobody can predict when they may require emergency care. HCA Houston Healthcare Medical Center is here to provide emergent, life-saving care when time is of the essence. We are located near the heart of downtown Houston and offer emergency care to the greater Houston area.

Our emergency room is an 18-bed facility, which was designed for patient comfort and quick around-the-clock care.

Common ER conditions

At the HCA Houston Healthcare Medical Center emergency room, we provide care for a range of emergent medical conditions and symptoms, including:

  • Heart attack
  • Stroke
  • Chest pain
  • Abdominal pain
  • Broken bones
  • Traumatic head injury
  • Concussion
  • Headaches
  • Infections
  • Shortness of breath
  • High fever

Emergency care at HCA Houston Healthcare

Emergency care is the treatment of emergent medical conditions. It is generally performed in an emergency room, but can also refer to treatment in an ambulance. Emergency medicine physicians may treat patients with injuries or infections, in addition to life-threatening conditions.

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