Our emergency medical team has been trusted by the San Antonio community for over 50 years. At Methodist Hospital, our specially trained ER staff treat patients with life-altering injuries or illnesses.

If you or someone you know is experiencing a medical emergency, always call 911 first. For non-emergent questions, please call (210) 575-4444.

We are open 24 hours a day, seven days a week. Patients can receive emergency care for a variety of conditions, such as:

  • Stroke
  • Heart attack
  • Stomach pain
  • Broken bones
  • Burns
  • Concussion
  • Fever

Recognized stroke care

Our stroke care was recognized by the American Stroke Association. The Stroke Honor Roll Elite Plus is awarded to facilities for demonstrating a commitment and adherence to national standards to provide exceptional outcomes for patients experiencing a stroke.

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