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Emergency Department at UPMC Hamot

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UPMC Hamot's Emergency Department offers comprehensive care for minor and major injuries or illnesses and serious traumas — 24 hours a day, seven days a week.

The Emergency Department is the largest in the Erie region and has:

Where to Go for High Quality Emergency Care

Our goal at UPMC Hamot is to provide you with high quality, timely emergency care. If you're having a minor emergency and not arriving by ambulance, come in the main Emergency Department entrance on French Street.

Note: Please make sure you leave all valuable items at home when seeking treatment at the Emergency Department.

» Find out what to expect at UPMC Hamot's Emergency Department.


Tammy Kinne-Gustafson Patient Story
Tammy Gustafson suffered a heart attack and needed to be flown by helicopter to UPMC Hamot


Mary Ann Schmeisser Patient Story
Mary Ann Schmeisser suffered a head injury and received emergency care at UPMC Hamot.


More than a Trauma Center
UPMC Hamot’s trauma program brings together multiple specialties