Emergency & Trauma Services 

Saint Francis Emergency Department: (901) 765-2180
Chest Pain Emergency Center: (901) 765-2057
Stroke Emergency Center: (901) 765-2057

The Saint Francis Hospital Emergency Department's centralized location means help for medical emergencies is close at hand.

The Chest Pain Emergency Center was the first such center in Memphis and has been recognized for quality and accredited by the Society of Chest Pain Centers. The Center provides a “heart team” that includes an on call Cardiologist 24-hours a day, 7 days a week. When you have chest pain, time is of the essence.

Saint Francis also established the city’s first Stroke Emergency Center. These medical teams are dedicated to providing quick intervention to help save lives and minimize damage from these life-threatening events.

Some Signs You Can't Afford to Ignore

Thousands die or are disabled each year because they ignore the signs of a possible Heart Attack or Stroke. Getting help early is crucial.

Possible Heart Attack Symptoms

  • Chest pain or pressure
  • Pain radiating down left arm
  • Shortness of breath
  • Nausea

Possible Stroke Symptoms
  • Blurred vision
  • Numbness
  • Confusion
  • Loss of balance
  • Severe headache