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Ready When Seconds Count

As a Level 2 Trauma Center, our expert care teams and trauma experts are led by board-certified emergency medicine physicians, ready and equipped to handle critical cases 24/7.

If you are dealing with a life-threatening situation and can’t get to the Emergency Department on your own, call 9-1-1.

Expert Help Nearby

The Emergency Department is on the southwest end of UM Health-West Hospital, located off the Byron Center Avenue SW exit on M-6. Look for red “Emergency” signs.

Treatments & Capabilities

The UM Health-West Hospital Emergency Department averages 61,000 visits annually and high ranks for patient satisfaction, with some of the shortest wait times in the area.

UM Health-West is verified by the American College of Surgeons Committee as a Verified Level II Trauma Center, with the capability to provide total care for every aspect of injury and 24-hour access to surgeons and specialists.

Emergency or Urgent Care?

Where you choose to get your care can make all the difference – for your health and for our community.

COVID cases continue to put heavy demand on Emergency Departments and hospitals across Michigan. That’s why we have a range of options to meet every schedule and every need. Making the right choice can help you avoid extra costs, skip the long wait and keep the ED available for our neighbors who need it most.