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Emergency Services

Emergency Services

Garfield Medical Center's Emergency Room provides 24-hour emergency care

The ER Department at Garfield Medical Center:

  • provides high-quality care to all emergency patients
  • fully addresses all patients' and patients' families' needs
  • initiates immediate treatment for all emergencies

A designated triage nurse is always on staff and every person presented to the ER is assessed by a medical professional within 15-20 minutes of his or her arrival, and is then treated in either the fast track or standard ER area.

ST Elevation Myocardial Infarction (STEMI) Receiving Center

Garfield Medical Center is a (STEMI) Receiving Center. This makes Garfield one of the few hand-picked hospitals in Los Angeles County recognized for the excellence and timeliness of its care for true heart-attack patients.


The ER is staffed with physicians whose specialties include:

  • General Medicine
  • Family Practice
  • Interventional Cardiology
  • Orthopedics
  • OB/GYN
  • General Surgery
  • Neurosurgery
  • Plastic Surgery


Garfield ER offers the following:

  • Cardiopulmonary services
  • Cath lab services
  • Access to operating suites
  • Obstetrical services
  • Anesthesia services
  • Translation services
  • X-ray technicians and radiology services
  • Clinical laboratory services

Social services are available during normal business hours.