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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.

Offering two 24/7 ERs in Dickson, Tennessee

If you need immediate care, you can come to either of our emergency department locations for advanced treatment with a short wait.

TriStar Horizon Medical Center provides expert emergency treatment at our main campus or at TriStar Natchez ER for patients in Dickson and surrounding communities. Our emergency staff is composed of highly trained, experienced specialists who can diagnose and treat your condition with compassion.

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.

Conditions we treat in the emergency room

Sometimes it may be a hard to know whether you should go to the hospital, but in general, signs that you need emergency care include:

  • Bleeding that can't be stopped
  • Blood in the urine or bloody diarrhea
  • Chest pain
  • Coughing or vomiting blood
  • Fainting or dizziness
  • Fractures
  • Intense abdominal pain
  • Severe sprains or dislocations
  • Shortness of breath or difficulty breathing

Our emergency room services

Our emergency room offers advanced medical imaging technologies for fast and accurate test results. We also have a helipad for air ambulances and provide rapid assessments of cardiac disease and trauma.

Trauma center

Our Level III trauma center has been accredited by the Tennessee Board for Licensing Health Care Facilities. This means our hospital is equipped to provide prompt emergency trauma services including stabilization, resuscitation, advanced surgery and intensive care for traumatic injuries.

A traumatic injury is an injury with the potential to cause long-term disability or death. If you have experienced this type of injury or any other medical emergency, call 911. A paramedic will provide an initial assessment and decide if you need trauma care.

About our emergency department

Our emergency room features skilled medical staff who work 24 hours a day to give you high quality care.

Our emergency room team

Your emergency team includes:

  • Board-certified emergency physicians
  • Consulting physicians
  • Nurse practitioners
  • Paramedics and emergency medical technicians (EMTs)
  • Physician’s assistants
  • Registered nurses (RNs)

Getting to the emergency room

The TriStar Horizon emergency department is near the intersection of Mathis Drive and Henslee Drive. We are on the northwest side of the hospital's main campus. Turn into the hospital's parking lot from College Street/Highway 70, and follow signs to the emergency room entrance and nearby parking. You can also reach us from Mathis Drive.

The TriStar Natchez ER is located east of Highway 46, approximately one mile south of Interstate 40. Follow signs toward the ER entrance, which is on the north side of the medical plaza.

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Our Emergency care Locations

Currently Viewing:

TriStar Horizon Medical Center
111 Highway 70 E
Dickson, TN 37055
 (615) 446 - 0446

Currently Viewing:

TriStar Horizon Medical Center
111 Highway 70 E
Dickson, TN 37055
 (615) 446 - 0446
TriStar Natchez ER
107 Natchez Park Dr
Dickson, TN 37055
 (615) 446 - 0446

5.1 miles

TriStar Ashland City Medical Center
313 N Main St
Ashland City, TN 37015
 (615) 792 - 3030

22.3 miles