Emergency Care

Our Emergency and Trauma team — including staff from prehospital, emergency, intensive care, surgery and rehab — is providing peace of mind for families throughout the region.

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Answering the call across the region.

With an expert team led by our experienced Trauma Medical Directors, we're always finding ways to improve triage time. From door-to-doctor, we're focused on delivering more efficient emergency care.

StopwatchOffering Level II adult and pediatric trauma centers, the American College of Surgeons has verified that Lutheran provides 24/7 trauma care that spans the continuum of care, from prevention to rehabilitation.

Lutheran Hospital has also received the highest level of chest pain center accreditation from the Society of Cardiovascular Patient Care.

Excellent care is provided by multiple disciplines, transcending normal departmental hierarchies. Here are a few examples of our 24/7 commitment:

  • Our Trauma Center Medical Directors have more than 50 years of Combined Trauma Experience
  • Multidisciplinary Team at Bedside upon Patient's Arrival
  • Computed Tomography (CT) Scanner and Staff
  • Operating Rooms and Staff
  • Advanced Trauma Life Support (ATLS) Trained/Board- Certified Emergency Physicians
  • Anesthesia (In-Hospital)
  • 15-minute Response Time for Trauma Surgeons for Level II Traumas
  • Backup Trauma Surgeon On-Call
  • Orthopaedic Surgeon (with Backup Surgeon On-Call)
  • Neurosurgeon (with Backup Surgeon On-Call)
  • Our Trauma Nurses receive special training, including Trauma Nursing Core Course (TNCC), Emergency Nursing Pediatric Course (ENPC) and More
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LUTHERAN HEALTH NETWORK
BLUFFTON REGIONAL MEDICAL CENTER | DUKES MEMORIAL HOSPITAL | DUPONT HOSPITAL* | KOSCIUSKO COMMUNITY HOSPITAL*
LUTHERAN HEALTH PHYSICIANS | LUTHERAN HOSPITAL* | MEDSTAT | THE ORTHOPEDIC HOSPITAL* | REDIMED | REHABILITATION HOSPITAL*
ST. JOSEPH HOSPITAL*

*A physician owned hospital.

If you are experiencing a medical emergency, call 911.
*ER wait times are door to clinical professional and can change quickly depending on the urgency of patients that arrive by ambulance. Lutheran Health Network provides care to patients with life-threatening illnesses first.
Lutheran Hospital is owned in part by physicians.
Patient results may vary. Consult your physician about the benefits and risks of any surgical procedure or treatment...