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Emergency Care Services in Louisville, Kentucky

If you’re experiencing a medical emergency, call 9-1-1 immediately or get to your nearest emergency room.

Our Emergency Room:
1850 Bluegrass Avenue
Louisville, KY 40215

For more than a century, Sts. Mary & Elizabeth Hospital has been committed to the health and wellness of our south Louisville communities. With the 2016 renovation and expansion of our emergency department, we’re proud to continue that tradition for years to come.

Our enhanced ER is one of the busiest in the region, with more beds, newer technology and better access to expert care for you and your loved ones. We are ready day and night with skilled emergency medicine physicians, nurses and support staff, with direct access to specialists, as needed. And we offer advanced imaging right on site, to quickly diagnose stroke, heart attack and other life-threatening conditions and put you on the fast track to treatment.

It’s everything you’d expect from our community hospital: quality, compassionate, faith-based care, right here at home.

Around-the-Clock Emergency Services

  • 24/7 coverage by board-certified emergency medicine physicians, with support from specially trained physician assistants
  • Registered nurses with specialized training and certifications, including CEN (Certified Emergency Nurse), ACLS (Advanced Cardiovascular Life Support), PALS (Pediatric Advanced Life Support) and CPR
  • On-call specialists in cardiology, gastroenterology, neurology, orthopedic surgery, radiology and more to meet your needs
  • 36-bed facility with all-private treatment rooms to maximize your comfort
  • Onsite lab and imaging services, including MRI, 64-slice CT and ultrasound, with immediate results for serious conditions
  • 24/7 behavioral health counseling from Peace Hospital, either onsite or via video conferencing
  • Cardiac catheterization lab for life-saving heart attack care
  • Bedside electrocardiogram (EKG) for state-of-the-art heart monitoring
  • Stabilization of critical conditions, with transfer to nearby Jewish Hospital and designated trauma centers

Primary Stroke Center

Sts. Mary & Elizabeth Hospital has earned national recognition from The Joint Commission for providing rapid-response stroke care that significantly improves outcomes. As soon as symptoms begin, our team is ready to spring into action with advanced diagnostics and proven treatments—including clot-busting medications that can save brain cells and help prevent long-term disability.