Kansas City ER
Research Medical Center provides greater Kansas City with two conveniently located emergency care facilities. Our 24-hour care is available within the main campus and out of a freestanding ER of Brookside. We offer expert care to patients of all ages, and our board certified physicians and specially trained support staff are available day or night. In addition, our facilities provide a range of treatment for patients more serious conditions, including:
- A Level I Trauma Center and the only hospital in Kansas City with board-certified surgeons in-house 24/7
- Technologically advanced monitoring systems, an electronic medication system and on-staff cardiologists who have the capability to monitor EKG results from a remote location
- Certified Advanced Heart Failure and Primary Stroke centers
- A Computerized Physician Order Entry System that eliminates handwriting errors
- ER wait times publicly available via text or online
Whether you are experiencing a minor emergency or a life-threatening situation, we can provide the emergency care you need.
Top Symptoms Requiring ER Visits
- Head injury or other major trauma
- Heart attack or stroke
- Life-threatening conditions
- Loss of consciousness
- One-sided weakness or numbness
- Open fractures
- Severe bleeding
- Signs of heart attack/chest pain
- Severe abdominal pain
- Uncontrolled pain or bleeding
Symptom not listed? View the most searched diseases and conditions.ER Locations
ER for Children
Research Medical Center offers 24-hour emergency services, the latest technology and a caring staff. Our three pediatric-ready emergency rooms are prepared for your little one's mishaps. In fact, HCA Midwest Health emergency rooms in the Kansas City metro beat the national average for pediatric ER readiness and treat nearly 25,000 kids each year.Kids ER Locations
ER or Urgent Care?
How do you know when a medical condition is serious enough to go to the emergency room? This helpful guide explains the symptoms and conditions that are urgent enough to visit the ER, an Urgent Care, a Walk-in Clinic, or a Doctor's Office. The guidelines can help you decide which healthcare provider makes the most sense for your medical needs, and your budget.ER or Urgent Care Helpful Guide
Fastest Average ER Wait Times
Home, ER, and Home Again
HCA Midwest Health hospitals offer the shortest wait times in the Kansas City area. In fact, our average ER wait times are consistently faster than local and national averages. Plus, we treat more emergencies than any other healthcare system in the region.
Source: Hospital Compare, Jan. 1, 2015 – Dec. 31, 2015
Need Health Advice?
Need help navigating the healthcare system? Good health is important to everyone. And our Healthcare Center is just the tool you need to make better informed decisions about your own care and coverage.
Nurses On-Call: For health information and advice from registered nurses who are available 24/7, call (816) 276-6405.
If you are having a medical emergency, please call 911.