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Average ER Wait Times

North Suburban Medical Center

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Northeast ER

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Northwest ER

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Emergency Care for Adults and Children

Emergency Rooms for Denver, Thornton, Westminster, Broomfield, Brighton and Beyond

In an Emergency, Minutes and Training Matter

North Suburban Medical Center offers three locations for expert emergency care:

  • On the main campus at 9191 Grant Street in Thornton
  • At the Northeast ER located at Holly Street and 128th Avenue in North Thornton
  • At the Northwest ER located at 112th Avenue and Sheridan Boulevard in Westminster

See the map at the bottom of this page for locations and directions. Our ERs are open 24 hours a day, 365 days a year to care for you and your loved ones.

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.

ER wait times are approximate and provided for informational purposes only. If you are having a medical emergency, call 9-1-1.

The ER wait time represents the time it takes to see a qualified medical professional, defined as a Doctor of Medicine (MD), Doctor of Osteopathy (DO), Physician Assistant (PA) or Advanced Registered Nurse Practitioner (ARNP).

ER Wait times represent a four-hour rolling average updated every 30 minutes, and is defined as the time of patient arrival until the time the patient is greeted by a qualified medical professional. Patients are triaged at arrival and are then seen by a qualified medical professional in priority order based on their presenting complaint ad reason for visit.