Methodist Hospital has been trusted by our community for over 55 years to provide care during some of life’s toughest moments. When an emergency happens, our specially trained ER staff and physicians are prepared to treat a variety of minor illnesses to life threatening illnesses, 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.

If you or someone you know is experiencing a medical emergency, always call 911 first. If you’re not sure you need to head to the emergency room, talk to a nurse first. Call 210-575-0355.

Your Safety is our Priority

At Methodist Hospital, we are focused on providing our community the care they need in a safe environment. That’s why our team has continuously enhanced safety measures and protocols for patients, visitors, physicians and staff.

Learn more about our safety measures

We provide Adult Emergency Care for many conditions:

  • Abdominal aortic aneurysm
  • Accidents
  • Broken bones
  • Burns
  • Chest pain
  • Cold or flu
  • Concussion
  • Fever

Specialized emergency programs and services we provide:

Pediatric Emergency Services

Methodist Hospital is affiliated with Methodist Children’s Hospital, located on the same campus. Our pediatric emergency department is solely devoted to helping young patients who require emergency medical attention. Our additional pediatric-friendly locations throughout San Antonio are designed to treat the emergency medical needs of children in a comfortable and safe environment, close to home.

Visiting our ER

When arriving at Methodist Hospital's main entrance, we have signage to direct you to the ER. Our adult emergency entrance is located in the Central Tower facing Floyd Curl Drive. Free parking is available outside the building entrance or in Garage 1.

Visiting our pediatric ER

At Methodist Children's Hospital, we have a pediatric ER for our smallest patients in need of emergency care. The pediatric ER entrance is located at Entrance 2. Free parking is also available in Garage 2.

Emergency care at Methodist Healthcare

Emergency care is the treatment of emergent medical conditions. It is generally performed in an emergency room, but can also refer to treatment in an ambulance. Emergency medicine physicians may treat patients with injuries or infections, in addition to life-threatening conditions.

Learn about Emergency care