Emergency Services

Medical emergencies arise suddenly and without warning. That's why the community can take comfort in knowing Wake Forest Baptist Health Lexington Medical Center's Emergency Department is available 24-hours-a-day for the treatment of medical, cardiac and trauma situations.

Board-certified emergency medicine physicians from Wake Forest Baptist Health staff the Emergency Department.

In addition to emergent care, the Emergency Department offers a Fast Track service for the treatment of minor illnesses and injuries; therefore, you may not be seen in order of arrival.  Fast Track is open Friday, Saturday and Sunday from 8:00 am- 1:00 am and Monday thru Thursday from 10:00 am - 10:00 pm. 

The Emergency Department treats the critically ill and injured first. 

All Emergency Department patients should be assessed by a triage nurse within 20 minutes of arrival.

  • 24-hour-a-day physician coverage
  • Private treatment rooms
  • Trauma rooms equipped with advanced patient monitoring equipment
  • An Imaging Department adjacent to the ED, with easy access to X-ray, CT and MRI 
  • A full-service, 24-hour laboratory
  • 24-hour access to specialized surgeons
  • Fast Track for treatment of minor illnesses and injuries
  • A helipad for patient transport to area trauma centers
  • Participation with most insurance plans 

 Our Staff 

  • Board-certified emergency medicine physicians
  • 24-hour access to specialty physicians
  • Emergency Department nurses:
    • Certified in American Health Association Advanced Cardiac LifeSupport (ACLS)
    • Basic Cardiac Life Support Certification
    • Trauma Nursing Core Curriculum Certification
    • Emergency Nursing Pediatric Core Curriculum
    • Pediatric Advanced Life Support Certification

Lexington Medical Center's Emergency Department provides treatment to all patients regardless of their ability to pay.

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How to Get Here

Emergency Services250 Hospital Drive
Lexington, NC 27292

Emergency:
911
Contact Us:
336-248-5161

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