Emergency Department

Emergency Department

For emergency care, count on the professionals at Hillcrest Hospital. The Emergency Department offers:

  • Treatment for conditions ranging from minor injuries to critical and resuscitative care
  • Timely and high-quality care
  • Patient and family-centered care
  • Nurses trained in Advanced Cardiac Life Support and Trauma Care
  • Physicians certified in Emergency Medicine
  • Primary Stroke Center
  • Certified Chest Pain Center

For more information about the Emergency Department, call 440.312.4600.

Sexual Assault Nurse Examiners (SANE)

Hillcrest has an established Forensic Nursing Services Department that provides 24/7 specialty care response for pediatric and adult sexual assault/abuse, domestic violence and other forms of maltreatment. The forensic nurses complement the Emergency Department's level II trauma service with front line response and injury prevention programs. The forensic nurses, or Sexual Assault Nurse Examiners (SANE), are experts in obtaining and documenting history, medical legal examinations, crisis intervention and precise evidence collection.

For more information, call 440.312.7890.

Level II Trauma Center

Hillcrest Hospital houses the only Level II Adult Trauma Center on Cleveland's east side verified by the American College of Surgeons. Surgeons are on call 24/7 to rapidly respond, assess and provide prompt care for traumatic or life threatening injuries.

Pediatric Emergency Department

Pediatric Emergency Department

Kids surprise us everyday. That's why we offer pediatric emergency services 24/7 in the Cleveland Clinic Children's Pediatric Emergency Department at Hillcrest Hospital. As one of the only 24-hour pediatric emergency departments in a community hospital setting on the East Side, we are committed to providing superior care to your child.

Pediatric Emergency Medicine Network

Our services are part of the Children's Hospital Pediatric Emergency Medicine Network, bringing together the strengths of Cleveland Clinic Children's, their outpatient practices, Cleveland Clinic community hospitals and independent physicians to provide our community with the highest level of coordinated care.

Convenient Location

The Pediatric Emergency Department has its own dedicated convenient location next to the Adult Emergency Department (ED) near the Emergency entrance. The space -- made possible by a donation from the Risman family -- offers a large, separate waiting area away from the Adult ED, with more privacy and comfort for our young patients and their families.

Who will care for my child?

Our pediatric providers treat patients from birth to their 21st birthday. Specially trained clinicians include:

  • Cleveland Clinic emergency physicians specially trained in pediatric emergency care
  • Nursing staff specialized in pediatric emergency care, including Pediatric Advanced Life Support
  • Pediatric respiratory therapists
  • Pediatric hospitalists available for consultation
  • Access to child life therapists

Convenient Care, 24/7

  • Patients are seen in our specialized Pediatric Emergency Department 24/7, every day of the year.

For more information about Cleveland Clinic Children's Pediatric Emergency Department at Hillcrest Hospital, call 440.312.PEDS (7337).