The Mercy Hospital St. Louis Emergency Department is the only Level I Trauma Center in St. Louis County. (Level I centers represent large urban hospitals that commit a significant amount of resources to research in improving care of traumatized patients.) The hospital's emergency room handles a major share of the area's trauma cases and provides medical direction for six fire/ambulance districts. Our emergency room staff diagnoses and treats major and minor traumatic and medical emergencies, providing advanced care 24 hours a day, every day.
The emergency room features: