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Average ER Wait Times

The Medical Center of Aurora

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Centennial Medical Plaza

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Saddle Rock ER

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Emergency & Trauma

It's an Emergency Until You Have Expert Answers

Expert Emergency Room Care

Emergency rooms are designed to care for the most serious illnesses and injuries. If you have a condition or injury that you believe is life threatening, or that will seriously harm you within 12 to 24 hours without a doctor's care, you should go to an emergency room. At The Medical Center of Aurora, we offer convenient locations for emergency care:

Should I Go to the ER?

If you feel that your life is in danger, call 911 immediately.

If you're not sure if you need to go to the ER, click below for a list of common ER ailments and guidance on when an ER visit is recommended.

Main Campus ER - Level II Trauma Center

Trauma Care

The Medical Center of Aurora Main Campus is equipped to handle all types of procedures in its 24/7 emergency room. We have top-notch technology, including high-tech ICUs and advanced operating rooms. We also offer expert pediatric ER care through our affiliation with the Rocky Mountain Hospital for Children.

Centennial Medical Plaza ER

  • Easily accessible location at Arapahoe Road and Jordan Road
  • Board certified doctors
  • Short wait times
  • Staff that are specially trained and experienced in caring for children's illnesses and injuries and a special child-friendly Emergency Room
  • Chest Pain accreditation
  • Doctors who are specially trained to care for sports-related injuries
  • Kaiser Permanente patients welcome

Saddle Rock ER

  • Conveniently located at E-470 and Gartrell Road
  • Board Certified emergency medicine doctors
  • Specially trained ER nurses
  • Short wait times
  • Open 24/7
  • Full service ER with digital imaging, CT scanning, laboratory, blood bank and diagnostics

*Please Note: Emergency care is NOT offered at our sister medical plaza, The Medical Center of Aurora-North.

In a life-threatening situation, please call 9-1-1 or go to the nearest emergency department.