In Nashville, Tennessee, our ER care teams at Ascension Saint Thomas Hospital West are here for you when you need us most, with a 24-hour ER.
Emergency Care close to home
In Nashville, Tennessee , Ascension Saint Thomas Hospital West Emergency Department delivers 24/7 emergency care for serious and life-threatening injuries and illnesses. We listen to quickly understand your health needs. Then, we provide care that’s right for you. Board-certified emergency care doctors and care teams at Ascension Saint Thomas are trained in advanced life-saving services. From the moment you walk through the door, we deliver compassionate care to help you and your loved ones through an emergency.
We’re here for you when you need us most
We’re here for you every day. If you or a loved one is experiencing a cardiovascular emergency or a stroke, our ER doctors and care teams work closely with the Ascension Saint Thomas Hospital West heart and stroke care network. Together, our first responders, ER care team and our hospital’s medical-surgical intensive care teams provide advanced care.Ascension Saint Thomas Hospital West is a Joint Commission Certified Comprehensive Stroke Center and Chest Pain Center.
If you are experiencing a life-threatening emergency, go directly to the ER or call 9-1-1.
Reasons to seek emergency care at Ascension
Ascension ER care teams offer treatment for signs or symptoms of a major health emergencies, including:
- Shortness of breath
- Chest pain
- Open fractures
- Severe bleeding
- Head injury or other major trauma
- One-sided weakness or numbness, or seizure
- Severe stomach pain
- Bites or stings
- Suspected drug overdose -shallow breathing, unresponsiveness, slow heart rate
If you need follow-up care, we’ll connect you to the Ascension Saint Thomas specialist who’s right for you. We deliver the care you need, close to home.