The Emergency Department at Jamaica Hospital Medical Center is a fully-equipped, comprehensive treatment area, offering state-of-the-art patient care. It is open 24 hours a day, seven days a week to over 117,000 patients treated annually. We are staffed with an expert team of Board-certified Emergency Medicine physicians, physician assistants, nurses, nurse assistants along with robust support staff including respiratory therapists, social workers, case managers whom are all dedicated towards one goal: providing high-quality, compassionate patient care in a safe environment. We have an electronic medical record (EMR) system that enables us to view outside health records, as well as those within the Medisys system (Flushing Hospital and Jamaica Hospital). Additionally, there is a Women’s Health treatment area within our department exclusively for our female patients having women’s health needs. Our recent Patient Safety Excellence Award from Healthgrades (given to the top 10% of hospitals) reflects our commitment towards upholding high patient safety standards.


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Our ER includes the following services:

Pediatric Emergency Department:
ER Doctor in Triage:
Fast Track Center (“Urgent Care”):
Chest Pain Center:
Geriatric Emergency Department:
Comprehensive Diagnostic Abilities:
Clinical Ultrasound Program in the ER:

Our ER features these life-saving capabilities:

The Emergency Department Level 1 Trauma Center:
Acute Heart Attack Care:
Thrombectomy-Capable Stroke Center:

Our ER patients benefit from the following services:

Psychiatric Emergency Department:
Jamaica Rx (in-hospital retail pharmacy):
Adult Emergency Department                                  (718) 206-6066 Pediatric Emergency Department                            (718) 206-6072