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As a state-designated Level III trauma center, Meritus Medical Center offers
around-the-clock access to trauma surgeons, neurosurgeons, thoracic surgeons
and orthopedic surgeons, as well as a specialized trauma team and consulting
physicians. Each year more than 78,000 patients arrive at Meritus Medical
Center's emergency department with life-threatening conditions like
heart attacks, strokes, severe burns, penetrating injuries and acute allergic
reactions. Staffed with board certified emergency medicine physicians,
nurses, physician assistants, laboratory technicians, x-ray technicians
and respiratory therapists, our emergency department team offers expert
care, with an emphasis on maintaining patient comfort, dignity and confidentiality.
Designated areas for patients with serious medical conditions, heart attack
symptoms, behavioral health concerns and minor injuries improve the efficiency
of care. The emergency department also maintains an in-department CT scanner,
x-ray and phlebotomists for expedited care.