24/7 emergency room (ER) in Davidson County

At TriStar Skyline Medical Center's ER, we are committed to serving North Nashville and beyond with advanced emergency care. Our emergency specialists are available 24/7 - including neurosurgeons, neurologists, cardiologists and trauma surgeons.

If you or a loved one is experiencing a medical emergency, please call 911 immediately.

Additionally, we are proud to be an Accredited Chest Pain Center as designated by the American College of Cardiology. We were Tennessee's first Comprehensive Stroke Center as recognized by The Joint Commission. With more than 66,000 patients treated each year at our ER, we have the experience needed to offer comprehensive emergency care.

Highlights of our ER

We are equipped to diagnosis and treat patients with injuries and illness, including heart attack, stroke, flu and viruses. Highlights of our ER include:

Recognizing stroke and heart attack symptoms

Two of the most common life-threatening emergencies are strokes and heart attacks. In both cases, time is crucial. Being able to recognize the symptoms can help save your life or the life of someone you love.

Stroke symptoms can occur suddenly and include:

  • A severe headache with no known cause
  • Difficulty seeing in one or both eyes
  • Dizziness or loss of coordination
  • Numbness or weakness of the face, arm or leg, especially on one side of the body
  • Trouble speaking or understanding

Heart attack symptoms can include:

  • Chest pain
  • Cold sweat
  • Difficulty breathing
  • Dizziness
  • Nausea
  • Palpitations
  • Paleness
  • Unexplained anxiety
  • Weakness or fatigue
If you or a loved one is experiencing symptoms of a heart attack or stroke, call 911 immediately.

Level II Trauma Center

We are proud to be recognized as a Level II Trauma Center, as designated by the American College of Surgeons. This recognition indicates our trauma team's ability to quickly stabilize and treat patients who have experienced a severe injury.

Getting to the ER

The ER is located in the back of the hospital and can be accessed from Dickerson Pike. To get to the ER, follow the signs to the walk-in emergency entrance. We offer free parking right next to this entrance.

Emergency care at TriStar Health

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.

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