Mercy Emergency Department - Springfield

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

Phone: (417) 820-2115
Fax: (417) 820-5344
Open daily 24 hours
Services are provided by Mercy Hospital Springfield Learn more »

Whether it’s a broken thumb, a stroke or a critical auto injury, an emergency can set off all our emotional sirens. It’s good to know that Mercy Emergency Department in Springfield, MO is close by and fully equipped. Mercy 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.

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.


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

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, pediatric reception, triage and waiting areas means faster access to care and a safe space to guard children from situations in the adult ED 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.

Meet Our Team