Emergency Department

If you have a medical or life-threatening or limb-threatening emergency dial 911 immediately.

Location

2525 S Downing St.
Denver, CO, 80210
Distance:

Hours

24/7 Emergency Care

Our Services

Our Emergency Department provides care for all major illnesses including specialized teams to provide the most up to date emergency treatment for cardiac care, heart attack and stroke patients.

Porter Adventist Hospital is accredited as a:

  • Chest Pain Center
  • Primary Stroke Center
  • Level III Trauma Center

 

 

Emergency Care Examples

These are examples of diagnoses that are typically considered emergent. This list is not comprehensive or considered a replacement for a clinical examination, and may vary based on your specific symptoms and condition.

  • Abdominal pain
  • Baby less than 2 years old with a fever
  • Blood clots and DVTs
  • Broken or dislocated bones
  • Chest pain or chest pressure
  • Coughing up or vomiting blood
  • Difficulty breathing or shortness of breath
  • Dizziness or loss of consciousness
  • Eye injuries
  • Foreign body removal
  • Head injury
  • Heart palpitations/racing heart rate
  • High blood pressure crisis (severe headache, severe anxiety, shortness of breath, nosebleed)
  • High fever or fever with rash
  • Kidney stones 
  • Major burns
  • Major wounds or bleeding that won’t stop
  • Pregnancy complications
  • Poisoning
  • Seizure
  • Severe allergies
  • Severe back pain
  • Severe flu or pneumonia
  • Severe headache
  • Stroke symptoms (including sudden onset of slurred speech, impaired vision, numbness, confusion, dizziness)
  • Sudden change in vision
  • Sudden or severe pain
  • Sudden testicular pain or swelling
  • Suicidal or homicidal thoughts or hallucinations
  • Vomiting or dehydration

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