Emergency care close to home
In Austin, Texas, care teams at Ascension Seton Southwest Hospital are here for you with 24/7 emergency care and a level IV trauma center.
When you choose Ascension Seton Southwest Hospital for your family’s emergency care, you’ll get the right care, at the right place and at the right time. When care is needed right away, we’re close to where you are with 24/7 care for life-threatening and severe illness and injury — including heart attack, stroke, trauma and more. We listen to quickly understand your health needs. Then, we provide care that’s right for you. From the moment you enter the doors, we deliver compassionate care to help you and your loved ones through an emergency.
When your child needs pediatric emergency care, you can find Dell Children's care here in our ER. This means you get the same emergency care provided at Dell Children’s ERs, closer to home. Children's needs are different from adults, so our doctors and care teams deliver specialized care for kids and their specific needs. And if your child needs more care, we connect you with the right specialists at Dell Children's.
If you are experiencing a life-threatening emergency, go directly to the ER or dial 911. Signs or symptoms of an acute emergency may include shortness of breath, chest pain, open fracture, fainting, severe bleeding, head injury or other major trauma, one-sided weakness or numbness, loss of consciousness or fainting, severe abdominal pain, or bites or stings.
When you’re having an emergency, getting the right care at the right time is important. Visit an ER if you or a loved one is experiencing:
When you or a loved one has experienced a traumatic injury, you need immediate, advanced care. Ascension Seton Southwest Emergency Department is a level IV trauma center. When you choose Ascension trauma centers, you get highly trained care teams with the expertise to stabilize serious injuries. They work together to provide comprehensive emergency medical services. Each trauma center is verified by the American College of Surgeons and/or designated by the State to ensure they are equipped for, and capable of, caring for patients with the most serious injuries.
Our teams specialize in stabilizing and caring for patients with serious injuries. They are part of our experienced emergency teams delivering trauma care using high-tech equipment and techniques. Accidents happen, and when they do, our trauma teams are ready to deliver the expert care that’s right for you.
Your care doesn’t stop when you leave the ER. Because we’re more than emergency care, you will be connected to follow-up care to support your care plan and recovery. We connect you to specialists in heart care, brain and spine care, orthopedic care, pediatric care and more. Your care team also helps you manage your medications and sends prescriptions to your local pharmacy or through Ascension Rx. And you will always have access to other services at Ascension Seton Southwest Hospital, like imaging and lab.