Critical Care for Emergencies

Emergency Services

The Emergency Department (ED) staff at Doctors Hospital of Laredo works 24/7 to provide the care you need when you need it most. The highly skilled professionals in the Doctors Hospital ED are here to provide round-the-clock emergency care to our neighbors.

Whether you need minor or critical emergency care, you can have confidence in the advanced medical skills of the emergency staff at Doctors Hospital. Physicians are ready to perform lifesaving coronary interventions. ED nurses are highly trained in advanced life support and trauma nursing. Other medical emergencies treated include:

  • Stroke or heart attack
  • Chest, abdominal or back pains
  • Cuts, contusions, sprains or broken bones
  • Infections such as upper respiratory infections

Don’t wait! If you’re having a medical emergency go to the nearest emergency department or call 9-1-1.

What to expect when you arrive at the ED >


Choose the ED Location Closest to Home 

Focused on providing the entire community with accessible healthcare, Doctors Hospital has Emergency Departments in both North and South Laredo to treat sudden illness and injuries. 

Doctors Hospital Emergency Department 

Doctors Hospital exceeds standards for providing comprehensive care to trauma patients in several areas. Specifically, it been designated a Level III Trauma Center by The Texas Department of Health Services and a Primary Stroke Center by The Joint Commission. It is also an accredited Chest Pain Center by The Society of Cardiovascular Patient Care. 

Doctors Hospital's main ED, located at the Hospital, offers the following:

  • FastTrack for minor injuries such as sprains, cuts and fevers
  • 13 emergency treatment rooms
  • Two trauma rooms; four trauma beds
  • Dedicated ambulatory entrance
  • Isolation rooms
  • Helipad services for patient transfers

Doctors Hospital Emergency Room South 

A freestanding ED with 24-hour emergency medical service, Doctors Hospital Emergency Room South gives residents of South Laredo easier and more convenient access to emergency services. The facility offers the same quality emergency services you expect from Doctors Hospital.

Learn more about Emergency Room South >


ER Reserve

ER Reserve lets you request a time (up to 12 hours in advance) in the ER for non-life-threatening injuries or illnesses such as:

  • Flu
  • Sore throat
  • Earache
  • Cough or cold
  • Muscle strains and sprains

Request a time with ER Reserve >