24-hour ER Care

ER Services

The Lakewood Ranch Medical Center emergency room (ER) medical team is highly experienced and skilled in managing health emergencies in adults, children and older adults. If you or your family needs ER care, we're here 24 hours a day, seven days a week.

Our ER includes private rooms, major resuscitation rooms, private triage rooms, a clinical decision unit and more.

Patient Story: Robert Bettencourt

Robert Bettencourt did not know where to turn in an emergency situation. Now he knows he will always turn to Lakewood Ranch Medical Center. Watch the video to hear his story:

Heart Attack Warning Signs

If you or someone around you experiences any of these symptoms, call 9-1-1 immediately. Early intervention increases your chances for a positive outcome.

  • Chest pain or discomfort
  • Shortness of breath
  • Shoulder or arm pain or weakness
  • Nausea, vomiting, stomach pain
  • Back or jaw pain
  • Feeling lightheaded

Learn more about the cardiovascular services at Lakewood Ranch Medical Center.

Stroke Warning Signs: Act F.A.S.T.

Learn the many warning signs of a possible stroke. Act FAST and call 9-1-1 immediately at any sign of a stroke.

F = FACE: Ask the person to smile. Does one side of the face droop?
A = ARMS: Ask the person to hold up both arms. Does one drift downward?
S = SPEECH: Ask the person to repeat a simple sentence, like “Do you know what time it is?” Are the words slurred? Does the person repeat the phrase correctly?
T = TIME: If the person shows any of these symptoms, call 9-1-1 immediately.

Learn more about the stroke care at Lakewood Ranch Medical Center.

Contact Information

For more information about our ER, call 941-782-2200.

If you're experiencing an emergency, call 9-1-1 immediately.