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Northwestern Medicine offers comprehensive emergency services and the highest level of care to any patient with any condition at multiple locations throughout Chicago and surrounding suburbs. We have designated centers for cardiac emergencies, stroke and trauma.

The goal of emergency and trauma treatment is to stabilize patients and help them through the acute phase of their illness or injury. Northwestern Medicine uses advanced diagnostic testing and imaging services along with emergency care specialists1 for evaluation and treatment of complicated medical conditions. When timely expert care is needed, Northwestern Medicine Emergency Medicine offers a full range of specialists, technologies and systems.

Emergency and trauma services near you

Whether you are near the Level I Trauma Center at Northwestern Memorial Hospital or the Level II Trauma Centers in the northern and western suburbs, Northwestern Medicine board-certified emergency specialists1 will create individualized diagnostic plans to ensure the highest quality of care. From the warm, comforting reception areas to the high-tech patient care and diagnostic rooms, you will see that the emphasis is on the expertise and efficiency of your care as well as your comfort and privacy.

Not sure if you need to go to the Emergency Department?  Learn about symptoms or conditions that will determine the level of care you need.

Find location and contact information for our emergency and trauma centers below.