Always Ready When It Matters Most
When you need expert care quickly, you choose the Emergency Department at Houston Northwest Medical Center. Our Emergency Department offers Level II trauma capabilities and is actively in pursuit of a Level II trauma designation, which reflects our team’s training in advanced acute care.
Rapid, Comprehensive Care
The Emergency Department at Houston Northwest is a 49-bed department equipped with two trauma rooms and 47 private treatment rooms. Our doctors are able to provide quality care for all patients, including those suffering from conditions where time can be the difference between life and death such as heart attack and stroke. Houston Northwest Medical Center is a Level IV Accredited Chest Pain Center that has proven able to quickly recognize and treat patients suffering from heart attack by the Society for Cardiovascular Patient Care.
Fast Track Unit
Another way we increase speed and efficiency in the emergency department is through our Fast Track Unit. The Fast Track Unit is devoted to patients whose complaints are less urgent or life-threatening, such as cuts that require stitches, sprains, sore throats and other minor illnesses.
Fast Track is open seven days a week, from 7 a.m. to 1 a.m.
To learn more about the Emergency Department at Houston Northwest, call (281) 318-4260.