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Emergency care

Emergency care is the treatment of unexpected, severe medical injuries or infections. It is typically delivered in an emergency room or an ambulance. Our emergency medicine physicians stabilize your condition as quickly as possible to prepare you for the next step of care or discharge.

Emergency room in Nashville, Tennessee

Our fast, friendly emergency room (ER) teams use advanced skills and technology to deliver high quality care.

Our 24-hour emergency room is committed to giving you the skilled, efficient care you deserve. From small injuries to life-threatening conditions, we treat all of our patients with compassion and urgency while taking the time to assess your health needs accurately. Emergencies can happen when you least expect them, so we're always prepared to offer you exceptional care when you need it most.

Need a physician referral?

TriStar MedLine can help. We are available by phone Monday through Friday from 7:00am to 7:00pm CST.

TriStar MedLine can help. We are available by phone Monday through Friday from 7:00am to 7:00pm CST.

Emergency services we offer

Our emergency care team is equipped to treat a range of emergency conditions, illnesses and injuries.

Emergency care

As an Accredited Chest Pain Center and Primary Stroke Center, we offer you access to expert emergency medicine specialists and an on-call network of highly specialized physicians for heart attack and stroke care.

We are also proud to provide full-service emergency rooms specifically for women and children.

Heart attack treatment

A heart attack occurs when the blood vessels leading to the heart are blocked, resulting in less blood and oxygen reaching the heart muscle. When the heart muscle is deprived of oxygen, this usually results in chest pain — one of the most common symptoms of a heart attack.

Other symptoms may include:

  • Chest palpitations
  • Cold sweat
  • Dizziness
  • Nausea
  • Paleness
  • Shortness of breath and difficulty breathing
  • Unexplained anxiety
  • Weakness or fatigue

Stroke care

A stroke affects the arteries leading to and within the brain. A stroke occurs when a blood vessel that carries oxygen and nutrients to the brain is blocked by a clot or burst. When that happens, part of the brain cannot get the oxygen it needs, so it begins to die.

It is important to recognize the symptoms of a stroke. The less time it takes for you to receive treatment, the more muscle can be preserved and enable a better recovery.

Act quickly if you or someone you know experiences any of these warning signs:

  • Confusion or trouble speaking or understanding
  • Difficulty seeing in one or both eyes
  • Loss of balance or coordination
  • Sudden numbness or weakness of the face, arm or leg, especially on one side of the body
  • Sudden severe headache with no known cause

Pediatric emergency care

The pediatric emergency room at TriStar Centennial Medical Center is designed to provide high-quality care in a comfortable environment. You have direct access to pediatricians and other pediatric specialists, short average wait times, child-friendly rooms and equipment designed for smaller patients.

Women's emergency care

We offer a specialty emergency room for obstetrical and gynecologic emergencies affecting women. Our OB/GYN emergency room, located at TriStar Centennial Women's Hospital just across 23rd Avenue from our facility, is staffed by specialists in obstetrics and gynecology care. They work around the clock to provide immediate assessment and intervention to women experiencing emergencies related to pregnancy or the female reproductive system.

TriStar Spring Hill ER

For your convenience, we also offer emergency care at our satellite emergency room facility, TriStar Spring Hill ER. This location features a trauma/code room, board-certified emergency room physicians and telemedicine technology. It is located at the following address:

3001 Reserve Blvd.
Spring Hill, TN 37174

COVID safety at TriStar Centennial Medical Center

Learn about the precautions we take in our emergency room to make sure you aren't exposed to COVID-19 during your stay with us.

Our Emergency care Locations

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TriStar Centennial Medical Center
2300 Patterson St
Nashville, TN 37203
 (615) 342 - 1000

Currently Viewing:

TriStar Centennial Medical Center
2300 Patterson St
Nashville, TN 37203
 (615) 342 - 1000
TriStar Centennial Women's Hospital
2221 Murphy Ave
Nashville, TN 37203
 (615) 342 - 1000

0.1 miles

TriStar Centennial Children's Hospital
2220 Patterson St
Nashville, TN 37203
 (615) 342 - 1000

0.2 miles

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