If you think you or a loved one are experiencing a medical emergency, call your doctor or 911 immediately or go to the closest emergency room.
Emergency Services Serving the Gainesville and Surrounding Communities
When faced with a medical emergency, every second counts, and the quality of care you receive can make all the difference. North Florida Regional’s three full-service Emergency Departments are open 24/7 and offer a full range of capabilities – from adult to pediatric care. These include the Emergency Room at our main campus, our Freestanding Emergency Room – West End, and our Freestanding Emergency Room – Millhopper. Additionally, our Express ER location offers services to patients who need more than traditional after hours primary care, but don’t feel the need for a fully-equipped ER.
Our Emergency Department includes the main emergency room, Care Path Area and Dedicated Pediatric ER. Our Care Path area is available for less severe emergencies, which allows us to see our patients as quickly as possible without compromising their care.
North Florida Regional is home to Gainesville's first accredited Chest Pain Center with PCI. As an accredited Chest Pain Center, we have the ability to diagnose and treat patients with chest pain faster than other ERs; our ER is the first place someone suffering from a heart attack would receive care. We are also a nationally-recognized Comprehensive Stroke Center from which we have developed a comprehensive system for rapid diagnosis and treatment of stroke patients admitted to any of our emergency department locations.
Our ER Wait Times are available on our website 24/7.
Dedicated Pediatric ER
Kids will be kids. And when the bed turns into a fortress, accidents can happen. So when that inevitable break, cut or bruise occurs, bring them to the ER at North Florida Regional Medical Center.
The Dedicated Pediatric ER at North Florida Regional provides excellent emergency care for children, while easing the stress often associated with a visit to a hospital. Parents will be glad to know their children are being cared for by a team of pediatric professionals. The Peds ER hosts a child-friendly atmosphere to soothe anxiety and help children feel more comfortable. Instead of being treated alongside adults with varying injuries, the Pediatric Emergency Room is for kids only.
Real ER Stories
Hear from our patients about the care they received at North Florida Regional Medical Center.