An exterior shot of the Regions Hospital west entrance to the Emergency Center.

Emergency center

The Regions Hospital emergency room is ready for anything

Come to the Regions Hospital emergency center in Saint Paul, Minnesota if you experience something sudden or unexpected, like an injury, chest pain, shortness of breath, severe stomach pain or bleeding you can’t stop. Our emergency center care team can handle any illness or injury in adults and children. And because we’re a Level I Trauma Center, we can take care of your entire family in one place.

Our emergency department is led by board-certified emergency doctors and specialists that are ready to help you 24/7. We provide renowned specialty care for burns, heart conditions and much more. Plus, the Regions Hospital emergency room is certified by the Joint Commission as a Comprehensive Stroke Center. You’ll have a team of experts working together to quickly get you the care you need.

Care after sexual assault

If you’ve been sexually assaulted, our specially trained nurses will make sure you get the care and support you need. You’ll have a team of people at your side, every step of the way.

Find out more information about what to do after a sexual assault.

Emergency care research and education

Critical Care Research Center

We’re always looking at how we can improve your care and recovery. That’s why our on-site center conducts research in eight specialty areas, including emergency medicine, intensive care, burns and trauma.

We’re actively studying strokes, traumatic brain injuries, resuscitation after a heart attack, blood clot prevention and pain management to improve our patient outcomes. An advisory council of medical doctors and hospital leaders oversees the research center to help guide our research efforts.

Emergency medicine educational opportunities

We’re educating the next generation of emergency medicine health care professionals. Residents, fellows and students can train with top emergency medicine doctors and physician assistants. We offer a 36-month Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education-approved emergency medicine residency program where you’ll see patients across the Twin Cities and western Wisconsin.

In addition, we have emergency medicine fellowship opportunities in many subspecialties, including:

  • Medical toxicology
  • Emergency medical services
  • Pediatric emergency medicine
  • Emergency ultrasound
  • Quality and patient safety
  • Medical education

We also offer emergency medicine student rotations and a physician assistant fellowship program that meet the requirements for Clinical Post Graduate PA Programs for ARC-PA.

Emergency medicine classes are available for EMS professionals, including law enforcement, firefighters and others.

Frequently asked questions (FAQs)