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Emergency Medicine in Indianapolis

Nationally recognized emergency medicine

No one can predict a medical emergency – they can happen anywhere, any time. When the unthinkable happens and you are in need of an emergency room that is close by, you can count on around-the-clock emergency medicine at Franciscan St. Francis Health Indianapolis.

Located near Greenwood, just north of I-65 at the County Line Road exit, our 63-room emergency department features state-of-the-art equipment, board-certified emergency medicine physicians and nurses trained in acute care and trauma situations.
With a new level of care providing emergency medicine in our NowER, you have access to not only highly qualified emergency doctors and staff, but also to a streamlined process that significantly reduces wait times in our Emergency Room. No matter the scope of the medical emergency you are facing, we can see you quickly.

Nationally recognized

Our Indianapolis emergency department is one of 17 hospitals nationwide to receive the Lantern Award in 2014. The award recognizes a select group of emergency departments demonstrating exceptional practice and innovative performance in the core areas of leadership, practice, education, advocacy and research.

Our Indianapolis Emergency Department implements the 'Urgent Matters' program where staff works collaboratively to improve ER operations. The emergency department process makes it quicker and easier for patients to receive high quality emergency medicine and critical care, with:
  • A new triage (evaluation of conditions) and care process to reduce wait time and to treat patients faster.
  • 63 treatment rooms
  • An accredited Chest Pain Center
  • Advanced radiology to reduce wait times for diagnostic imaging. This includes x-ray, low-dose CT scanning and ultrasound.

With Emergency Room visits on the increase nationwide, and the number of emergency centers declining, it's comforting to know that there are quality emergency medicine services, like those provided by Franciscan St. Francis, near you.

Franciscan St. Francis Health – Indianapolis provides emergency medicine in its ER, but does not provide urgent care services at our hospitals. Please visit our Franciscan Immediate Care centers in Greenwood, Indianapolis and Beech Grove for any non-emergency services during posted hours.

Center of Hope

The Center of Hope at the Franciscan St. Francis Health-Indianapolis Emergency Department offers sexual assault and rape victims prompt and undivided attention for treatment of injuries.



Emergency Department at Franciscan St. Francis Health

Franciscan St. Francis Health-Indianapolis
Entrance 1
8111 S. Emerson Ave.
Indianapolis, IN 46237
PH:(317) 528-5261
PH:(317) 528-5262