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TriStar Hendersonville Medical Center
TriStar Portland ER

Emergency Services

For people who find themselves faced with an emergency healthcare situation, we have two emergency departments in Sumner County to serve you - one 15 bed unit on our main campus at TriStar Hendersonville, and an eight-bed emergency department at TriStar Portland ER, 25 miles to our north. Your needs are the top priority for our Emergency Department staff. Our modern, 15-bed emergency center provides a high level of acute care 24 hours a day, seven days a week. We are prepared and trained for a wide variety of medical conditions. More than 30,000 patients come to us for their emergency needs each year.

The Emergency Department at TriStar Hendersonville includes:

  • Rapid assessments of patients with heart attack symptoms as well as the latest in heart care including clot-busting agents
  • Rapid assessments of cardiac disease and trauma
  • Sumner County's first Accredited Chest Pain Center
  • Expert treatment for patients of all ages, from children to older adults
  • Convenient bedside registration to reduce wait times
  • A "Fast Track" service to treat minor injuries or illnesses
  • Highly trained and skilled medical staff, including board-certified emergency physicians, registered nurses, physician's assistants, and consulting physicians representing more than 30 medical specialties
  • Access to mental health resources
  • The most advanced technologies, including filmless xray technology that allows the radiologist and physician to view test results simultaneously
  • A helipad for air ambulances