If you have a life-threatening emergency, call 911 immediately to be transported to the nearest emergency room. If you are not experiencing a life-threatening emergency, but need immediate and urgent medical attention, visit the emergency room at Mills-Peninsula Medical Center, open 24 hours a day, seven days a week.
Mills-Peninsula serves as the major receiving hospital for most emergencies on the Peninsula and is the official destination for emergencies at San Francisco International Airport. On an average day, our emergency team treats more than 140 patients a day, administering critical care for strokes, heart attacks, car accidents, sports injuries, poisoning or any medical or psychiatric emergency.
The Mills-Peninsula Medical Center emergency department can accommodate 50,000 visits annually. Some of the features of our emergency department include:
- Negative air pressure rooms to protect against the spread of infection.
- State-of-the-art cardiac monitors at every bed.
- 23 private rooms and four rooms reserved for psychiatric emergencies.
- A specially designed entry area to expedite medical evaluations.
- Adjoining imaging service and operating rooms.
- Tranquil waiting areas with complementary wireless Internet access.