UCHealth Emergency Care - Memorial Hospital North (Hospital-based)

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David R Steinbruner, MD
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Emergency Medicine

For emergency medical care, call 911.

Emergency medical care is provided at both our Memorial Hospital North and Memorial Hospital Central locations. According to the American College of Emergency Physicians, the following warning signs indicate a medical emergency:

  • difficulty breathing or shortness of breath
  • chest or upper abdominal pain or pressure
  • fainting, sudden dizziness or weakness
  • changes in vision
  • difficulty speaking, confusion, changes in mental status
  • any sudden or severe pain
  • uncontrolled bleeding
  • severe or persistent vomiting or diarrhea
  • coughing or vomiting
  • suicidal feelings

Minor sports injuries and illnesses including fevers, ear infections flu and sprains can be diagnosed and treated by a primary care or urgent care physician.

Our emergency department at Memorial Hospital is consistently one of the busiest in Colorado. Last year alone, nearly 100,000 patients were seen in the emergency department at Memorial Hospital Central. Our cardiac alert program has gained national attention for the average time it takes (60 minutes) for a cardiac patient to arrive at the hospital and have a wire inserted to remove blockage. The national average is 90 minutes.

Memorial Star Transport provides emergency air and ground transport services for both hospitals, Memorial Hospital Central and Memorial Hospital North.

For emergency medical care, call 911.