Mercy Emergency Department - Springfield

Part of Mercy Hospital Springfield
1235 E. Cherokee Street
Springfield, MO 65804


Phone: (417) 820-2115
Fax: (417) 820-5344
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Mercy Emergency Room in Springfield

Whether you're experiencing a broken thumb, heart attack, stroke or critical auto injury, it's good to know that Mercy Emergency Department in Springfield, Mo. is close by and available 24/7. Our board-certified emergency medicine physicians, nurse practitioners, nurses and other clinicians are trained to provide life-saving care.

If you think you have a medical emergency, call 911 or go to the nearest ER. 

Featured ER Services in Springfield

Mercy Hospital Springfield is a Missouri and Arkansas designated Level 1 Trauma and Burn Center. Level 1 is the highest designation for emergency/trauma care. At any time, day or night, we have surgeons and anesthesiologists ready to tend to you or your loved one, plus quick access to specialists in orthopedics, neurosurgery, emergency medicine, radiology, internal medicine and critical care.

  • 24-hour staffing of surgeons and anesthesiologists
  • Ready access to specialists
  • 35,000-mile transport coverage via EMS ground units and Lifeline air ambulance
  • The region's only burn unit
  • Excellent educational, preventative and outreach programs

Rapid Ambulance Transport

Our Life Line air ambulance service and Mercy EMS provide life-saving rapid response. Our Level 1 Trauma Center is a leader in safety and injury prevention in Missouri, with the state's only full-time, hospital-based injury prevention coordinator.

Fast-Tracked Emergency Heart Care

Mercy’s emergency and hospital physicians work quickly to identify and treat active heart emergencies. Emergency care is seamlessly integrated with on-site cardiologists and other cardiovascular specialists. 

Mercy Kids ER

Our new pediatric emergency department provides complete pediatric emergency care 24 hours a day, every day. A new dedicated drop-off route and entrance, as well as new pediatric reception, triage and waiting areas, provide faster access to care and a safe space to protect children from situations in the adult ER that might seem frightening. 

Child Life Specialists

Our Child Life Specialists make ER visits less stressful for kids and their parents. They explain what’s happening in words kids understand, and they use techniques like therapeutic play to put the whole family at ease. As part of Mercy Children’s Hospital, Child Life Specialists are focused on making health care better for kids of all ages.

Mercy Kids Pediatric ER

Take a virtual tour of our newly opened ER area dedicated to the specific needs of our little ones.