Clinical Services

  • ​​​​Pediatric service: The ED has a dedicated pediatric emergency care service with round the clock attending level care and oversight by faculty specialized in Pediatric Emergency Care. In 2017, the Pediatric ED annual load was 10,500 visits. 

  • Toxicology service: The ED offers round the clock acute toxicology care through on-site Emergency Medicine specialized faculty and additional Tele-medical expert support from Emory University Clinical Toxicologists.

  • Trauma service: The ED, in collaboration with the Surgery Department, offers a comprehensive trauma service to complex trauma patients through an activation system that brings together a multi-disciplinary team of specialists trained in Acute Trauma Life Support and best-practice trauma care.  

  • Acute Heart Service: The ED, in collaboration with Cardiology Division, offers state of the art approach to patients presenting with acute heart attacks following evidence-based protocols, achieving door-to-balloon times comparable to the top heart centers globally.

  • Stroke: The ED, in collaboration with Neurology, Radiology, and Laboratory Departments, offers the best in multi-disciplinary, timely care to acute stroke patients through standardized, evidence-based protocols that deliver clot-busting agents to eligible patients. 

  • Other services: The ED embraces best practices, and follows protocols and pathways to standardize the care of patients presenting with the most common diseases from acute medical emergencies, to surgical, pediatrics and obstetric acute care. ​