• Emergency Care

  • At the Porter Adventist Hospital Emergency Department (ER) located in central Denver, we pride ourselves on timely, around-the-clock emergency medical care and promise that you will be seen by a physician or physician's assistant within 30 minutes of arrival. So, the next time you need emergency services, get to the only hospital in the Denver area that will promise you'll be seen in 30 minutes–Porter Emergency Department. Want to know why fast action makes a difference? Read Rosie's story...

    Our Emergency Department provides care for all major illnesses including specialized teams to provide the most up to date emergency treatment for cardiac care, heart attack and stroke patients. As a Level III Trauma Center, Porter Adventist Hospital also has enhanced capabilities to stabilize and treat trauma patients. This includes patients with minor or moderate injuries and those who require emergency resuscitation, surgery or intensive care. We are staffed with a team of expert and seasoned health care professionals who ensure that patients receiving emergency services receive the finest care possible.

    Working together with EMS, the emergency department at Porter Adventist Hospital will provide care coordination during transfer of trauma patients to their facility. As a part of the Centura Health Trauma System, the hospital’s collaboration with other facilities in the network helps improve the overall system of care. Partnering with Flight For Life Colorado (the country’s first hospital-based air ambulance), eight hospital affiliates, and the region’s largest EMS support system, patients of Porter Adventist Hospital have a unified continuum of care during the most critical time of need.

    • Know Before You Go - Find Porter's ER Wait Time now! Porter Adventist Hospital was the first hospital in Denver to post our ER Wait Times and up date them every 15 minutes!
    • The Porter Emergency Department in central Denver is easily accessible. Download a map now or view our Google map below.
    • Emergency physicians at Porter Adventist Hospital, are all board certified in emergency medicine and have access to a full range of specialty on-call physicians.
    • The nursing staff is a committed team of professionals who all have specialty certifications including trauma nurse core curriculum, pediatric advanced life support or emergency nursing pediatric course, advanced cardiac life support, and neonatal resuscitation provider.
    • State-of-the-art ED has 24 beds, the latest technology and separate private areas.
    • Stroke Program with 20 minute stroke to CT completion policy and close partnership with local EMS to assure rapid response to all incoming stroke and TIA patients.

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