Emergency Services

Emergency care in Albuquerque and Roswell, NM

Every second counts during an emergency, which is why you and your loved ones deserve fast, effective care delivered by experts. Our 24-hour emergency room (ER) provides care for people of all ages, including children and seniors. We also offer urgent medical services at our Urgent Care at Lovelace Medical Group. Our ER physicians are ready and equipped to treat a wide range of medical emergencies with speed and compassion. Whether you’re experiencing a life threatening emergency or need care for a broken bone, our ER team is ready to provide immediate medical attention when it matters most.

If you are experiencing an emergency, please call 911.

Emergency conditions we treat

Our emergency room is designed and equipped to treat a wide range of medical conditions, injuries, and illnesses. We commonly treat the following:

  • Burns, cuts and lacerations
  • Fractures and broken bones
  • Heart attack
  • Major head and bodily injuries
  • Severe abdominal pain
  • Severe infections
  • Severe respiratory illnesses and complications
  • Stroke

If you are experiencing another condition, our ER physicians will quickly assess you and determine the best treatment for you.

Emergency heart treatment

The Heart Hospital of New Mexico at Lovelace Medical Center is proud to offer the only emergency department in the state that is 100% dedicated to cardiac care. Here, highly trained ER providers are ready and equipped to treat any cardiac emergency such as cardiac arrest (heart attack). Our emergency team uses advanced technology to provide our patients with a variety of treatments and services, including surgical care, cardiac catheterization labs, and vascular care services.

Pediatric emergency care

Kid Kare ER, Lovelace Westside Hospital’s kid-friendly ER, was specifically designed to make kids and their parents feel safe and comfortable. From injuries to illness, our pediatric ER physicians are here to help your child heal from a major injury, illness, or condition.

Features of our Kid Kare ER include:

  • 18 patient beds, including 4 dedicated private rooms for kids and their family
  • A team of board-certified emergency pediatric physicians
  • Easy access – we are located just off Golf Course Rd & Ellison Rd NW
  • Fast-track unit for minor care needs
  • New patient rooms with cardiac monitoring capability
  • Pediatric physicians with specialty training

Senior care ER

At Lovelace, we believe that seniors deserve to be treated with special care and attention. Our Senior Care ER is staffed with specially-trained geriatric emergency nurses committed to helping you feel safe and comfortable. You’ll also find softer mattresses, free valet parking, and quieter accommodations to make your time with us a little easier. Senior emergency care is offered at Lovelace Medical Center and Lovelace Westside.

Our senior care ER offers:

  • Call lights that are easier to use
  • Free valet parking (available at Lovelace Medical Center only)
  • Follow-up calls to check your progress and review after-care instructions
  • Signs and clocks that are easier to read
  • Softer lighting, soothing colors and minimal noise
  • Specially-trained emergency nurses who are GENE-certified (Geriatric Emergency Nursing Education)
  • Thicker mattresses for added comfort

Hospital ER Wait Times in minutes

in minutes

  • Lovelace Medical Center 9
  • Lovelace Westside Hospital 25
  • Lovelace Women's Hospital 34
  • Lovelace Regional Hospital Roswell 16

*Wait times are approximate, actual times may vary.

 

Locations

Lovelace Medical Center
Emergency Room

601 Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Ave. NE
Albuquerque, NM 87102

Lovelace Women's Hospital,
Emergency Room

4701 Montgomery Blvd NE
Albuquerque, NM 87110

Heart Hospital of New Mexico, Emergency Room

504 Elm Street NE
Albuquerque, NM 87102

Lovelace Westside Hospital,
Emergency Room

10501 Golf Course Rd NW
Albuquerque, NM 87114

Lovelace Regional Hospital,
Emergency Room

117 E 19 St
Roswell, NM 88201

Lovelace Medical Group
Urgent Care

6701 Jefferson St NE
Albuquerque, NM 87109

Emergency Care

Shorter Waits in Our ER

If you have traveled outside the U.S. within the past 14 days, or to a community with broad outbreaks, or have come into contact with someone who has, AND are experiencing a fever, cough or shortness of breath, please call the Department of Health (DOH) at 1-855-600-3453

In a medical emergency or urgency, minutes matter. Our highly trained ER providers are ready and equipped to handle a wide range of medical emergencies or urgencies with speed and compassion. Whether it's a broken bone, fracture, sprain, chest pains or something much more serious. Most of our patients are seen by one of our emergency room providers in about 30 minutes or less.

If you are experiencing a medical emergency, call 911 for immediate medical attention.

 

Hospital ER Wait Times in minutes

in minutes

  • Lovelace Medical Center 9
  • Lovelace Westside Hospital 25
  • Lovelace Women's Hospital 34
  • Lovelace Regional Hospital Roswell 16

*Wait times are approximate, actual times may vary.

 

Locations

Lovelace Medical Center
Emergency Room

601 Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Ave. NE
Albuquerque, NM 87102

Lovelace Women's Hospital,
Emergency Room

4701 Montgomery Blvd NE
Albuquerque, NM 87110

Heart Hospital of New Mexico, Emergency Room

504 Elm Street NE
Albuquerque, NM 87102

Lovelace Westside Hospital,
Emergency Room

10501 Golf Course Rd NW
Albuquerque, NM 87114

Lovelace Regional Hospital,
Emergency Room

117 E 19 St
Roswell, NM 88201

Lovelace Medical Group
Urgent Care

6701 Jefferson St NE
Albuquerque, NM 87109

 

Cardiac Services

The Heart Hospital of New Mexico at Lovelace Medical Center is proud to offer the only emergency department in the state that is 100% dedicated to cardiac care.

Our highly trained ER providers are ready and equipped to treat any cardiac emergency, including heart attacks, cardiac arrest and other heart-related emergencies. Our emergency department offers advanced surgical technology, including 24/7 cardiac catheterization labs and a broad range of vascular care.

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Kid-friendly ER

Kid Kare ER, Lovelace Westside Hospital’s kid-friendly emergency department was designed specifically to make kids and their parents feel safe and comfortable. From injuries to illness, our pediatric medical professionals are here to help get kids back to doing what they do best... just being kids.

Kid-Friendly ER Features

  • Board-certified Emergency Department physicians
  • New patient rooms, with cardiac monitor capability
  • Fast-track Unit for minor care needs
  • 18 patient beds, including 4 dedicated private rooms for kids and their families
  • Easy access! We are just off of Golf Course & Ellison
  • Providers who are specially trained to treat children are available

 

Directions to Westside

Senior Care ER

At Lovelace, we believe that seniors have earned the right to be treated with special attention. You’ll find the care you’ve earned at our Senior Care ER.

You’ll be welcomed by specially-trained geriatric emergency nurses dedicated to making you feel comfortable and safe. You’ll also find softer mattresses, better lighting, and quieter accommodations to make your time with us a lot easier. We even offer free valet parking so you won’t have to walk so far. Age does have its privileges at Lovelace. Special dedicated areas for treating senior patients are available at the Lovelace Medical Center and Lovelace Westside locations. 

Senior Care ER Features

  • Specially trained emergency nurses who are GENE-certified (Geriatric Emergency Nursing Education)
  • Rooms are located near the nurses station
  • Signs and clocks that are easier to read
  • Call lights that are easier to use
  • Softer lighting, soothing colors, and minimal noise
  • Thicker mattresses for added comfort
  • Easy in, easy out with free valet parking (available at Lovelace Medical Center only)
  • Follow up calls to check your progress and review after-care instructions

 

Directions to LMC

Directions to Westside