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Emergency Services

Emergency Room Health Care in San Diego

Contact Tri-City’s Emergency Room — (760) 940-3505

emergency-services-imageTri-City Medical Center is more than just a hospital – it has the most technologically-advanced Emergency Department in North San Diego County.

State-of-the-art diagnostic equipment ensures you receive excellent care 24- hours a day. Our nationally-recognized electronic medical record system means your medical history is available at the touch of a button for instantaneous communication. Featuring a Paramedic Base Station and a Heart Attack/Stroke Receiving Center, our Emergency Department treats thousands of patients needing the care they need.

Programs & Services

You’ll find specialized care at Tri-City Medical Center for conditions such as:

  • 41 Emergency beds for serious injuries and critical illnesses
  • 6 Fast Track beds for less acute illnesses and injuries
  • State-of-the-art diagnostic equipment
  • Electronic medical record system for patient safety
  • Bedside registration for fast tracking
  • North San Diego County designated Heart Attack Receiving Center
  • Joint Commission designated Primary Stroke Receiving Center
  • 2 fully digital cardiac catheterization laboratories
  • Dedicated rapid response team for critical cases
  • Code sepsis protocol to treat life-threatening infections
  • Therapeutic hypothermia care to significantly affect heart attack survival

Emergency Services Staff

  • Board-certified emergency physicians
  • Interventional radiologists
  • Registered nurses
  • Emergency department technicians
  • Scribes assigned to each case, allowing doctors to focus on patient care