A safe place to receive care that can’t wait
We are committed to the safety of every patient, visitor and caregiver. Our emergency rooms continue to be safe and available for all patients seeking medical attention for urgent health concerns, whether COVID-19 related or not.
Advanced protocols to protect you
We have been and will continue to be proactively engaged in the safe management of COVID-19. As part of our larger network, HCA Healthcare, we have put in place infection prevention protocols and safety measures that help protect our patients and colleagues at all of our facilities. One of the many ways we are doing this is by providing masks to anyone entering our hospital or emergency room. For more information visit our COVID-19 Resource Hub.
ER in Overland Park, Kansas
Emergency care—immediate medical attention—is the first step for patients whose health may suffer if not received. Our highly trained emergency specialists in our ER at Overland Park Regional Medical Center quickly diagnose conditions, develop treatments to relieve symptoms and provide 24/7 care for minor to life-threatening injuries and illnesses.
If you are experiencing an emergency, call 911.
Common symptoms that need emergency care
Our facilities offer a range of emergency medical needs. Our emergency care options include a Level II Trauma Center, hospital-based and freestanding emergency rooms, a pediatric ER, pediatric intensive care and urgent care facilities.
Our medical specialists offer diagnoses and treatments tailored to your families' critical needs, including:
- Head injury or other major trauma
- Heart attack or stroke
- Life-threatening conditions
- Loss of consciousness
- One-sided weakness or numbness
- Severe abdominal pain
- Severe bleeding
- Signs of heart attack/chest pain
- Uncontrolled pain or bleeding
Emergency services we offer
At Overland Park Regional Medical Center, patients have access to a variety of high-level, comprehensive services. Patients receiving care at our facility benefit from:
Accredited chest pain and stroke care
Chest pain may indicate a heart attack. Overland Park is also one of five HCA Midwest Chest Pain Centers, meaning our team is especially focused on the rapid treatment of patients with chest pain and other heart attack symptoms.
Signs of a stroke may suggest a brain injury, and emergency medical care is necessary to prevent disability or loss of life. Our facility is a Certified Primary Stroke Center recognized by the Joint Commission in collaboration with the American Heart Association/American Stroke Association and is able to treat stroke effectively and quickly.
Overland Park Regional Medical Center is a Certified Primary Stroke Center as recognized by the Joint Commission Stroke Certification.
As an Accredited Chest Pain Center, our ER staff can efficiently and effectively care for acute coronary syndrome patients.
Trauma center for high-risk emergencies
The ER at Overland Park Regional Medical Center has the only Level II Trauma Center in Johnson County. Verified by the American College of Surgeons (ACS), our team can handle severe and sudden illnesses as well as life-threatening injuries.
At our center, our highly skilled specialists deliver trauma care to patients using a variety of resources, including laboratory testing, intensive care monitoring and surgery. We provide patients with high-quality care for a variety of illnesses or injuries, such as:
- Gunshot wounds
- Stab wounds
- Severely broken, protruding bones
- Heart attacks
- Cerebrovascular accidents (strokes)
Level II Trauma Center
Overland Park Regional Medical Center is a Verified Trauma Center as recognized by the American College of Surgeons.
Designated chest wall injury center
We are designated as one of the few collaborative centers in the nation by the Chest Wall Injury Society. Our Chest Wall Injury Center provides operative and non-operative care to patients with chest wall injuries and aims to provide the best possible outcomes for these patients.
Pediatric emergency care in Overland Park
All of our ERs are kid-friendly. This means our staff is specially trained to deliver pediatric emergency care to children. With advanced equipment modified for child examination and designated physicians, nurses and child life specialists, our state-of-the-art pediatric ER at Overland Park Regional Medical Center is dedicated exclusively to treating kids.
Our facility also has the only pediatric intensive care unit (PICU) in Johnson County. Our PICU has a playroom, video games and a family room. Additionally, children's rooms are designed so a relative/guardian can stay overnight.
Convenient freestanding ER locations
Sometimes, families cannot make it to our primary location. To meet that need, we have freestanding ERs, increasing families' options for emergency treatment. Our medical team at the ER of Olathe serves communities in southern Johnson County and the ER of Shawnee delivers care to families in northeast Johnson County.
Our freestanding ERs are full-service emergency rooms. That means they offer:
- 24/7, high-level care, onsite imaging access and laboratories
- Registered nurses available around the clock for advice through our Nurses On-Call service
- Protocols to ensure proper care delivery and timely transfers to hospital-based ERs, if needed
For more information about our Nurses On-Call service, call (913) 541-5562.
Check our ER wait times
When you are having an emergency, receiving care quickly makes a difference. That's why we offer our average ER wait times to help you make the best decision about where to go for treatment.
At Overland Park Regional, we want you to stay healthy, especially after your ER visit. So, we offer Care Connect, created by our hospital network.
The service uses your ER test results to screen for medical problems—problems that mean a return ER visit—then help you find the right care. We find that patients who use Care Connect see their quality of life improve.
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