Mercy Emergency Trauma Center - Springfield

Hospital or Emergency Room
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 »
Limiting Visitors for Your Safety

The safety of our patients and co-workers is our priority. In addition to rigorous disinfecting, use of personal protective equipment and social distancing, we are limiting the number of visitors at this location.

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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 Trauma Center 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

Opening Spring 2021, our new Pediatric Emergency Department will provide 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. 

Mercy Kids ER is staffed by board-certified pediatric emergency medicine specialists, with access to child psychiatrists and psychologists, as well as child life experts who are pros at comforting young patients in times of pain or distress.