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closER Regional's 39-bed Emergency Room is conveniently located just off the 680 at the corner of Jackson and McKee with dedicated parking for walk-in patients. (maps & directions)

fastER The physicians at Regional Medical Center of San Jose were the first in the country to use the Rapid Medical Evaluation™ method of treatment in emergency departments. On average, our patients are seen by a provider in just over 30 minutes. Our highly trained and efficient staff is committed to your prompt and thorough treatment. Learn more about our ER Wait Times

bettER Regional Medical Center of San Jose has credentials that are unmatched. Regional is part of the area's first network of accredited Chest Pain Centers, a Joint Commission-certified stroke center, a verified Level II Trauma Center and the only Bay Area helipad certified by the Coast Guard for Blackhawk-grade air ambulance landing.

If you or a loved one ever needs medical assistance, you can count on Regional Medical Center San Jose’s Emergency Room. In November 2005, was named Best Emergency Department of the Year by California Emergency Physicians (CEP), the largest provider of physician staffing for comprehensive management emergency departments state California. Regional’s Emergency Room team earned the top rating for providing excellence satisfaction, length of stay, door-to-doctor times overall improvements in patient care. Over 52 hospitals across California, Oregon and Georgia were evaluated. Read more...

Our Emergency Room consists of a caring, well-trained medical team of emergency physicians, nurses and support staff. With a total of 39 beds, Regional’s ER treats an average of 165 visitors in a 24-hour period seven days a week – That’s over 65,000 patients annually.

When Should You Go to the ER?

Emergency Department Physician Dr Elaine Nelson explains in this video.

 

Rapid Medical Evaluation
We are committed to providing our patients the best medical treatment as quickly as possible. That’s why in 2005 Regional implemented the Rapid Medical Evaluation (RME) program in our Emergency Room. The primary objective of RME is to dramatically reduce patient wait times. Since the program was implemented, our wait times have decreased by 15%.

For referral to a qualified physician, please call our Consult-A-Nurse® line at 1-888-762-8881

Important Notification about Urgent Care Clinic: On July 26, 2006, Regional Medical Center of San Jose transferred Urgent Care Clinic services into our Emergency Room. This effort helps Regional continue to provide rapid, high quality care to our patients. With our Emergency Room’s successful implementation of the Rapid Medical Evaluation (RME) program last year, Regional has dramatically reduced our patient wait times and length of stay, while providing a high level of patient care.

Although our hospital Emergency Room services do not replace the care of your primary care physician, we offer an alternative for illnesses or injuries that simply cannot wait for treatment. In addition, our highly-skilled emergency staff is committed to providing each patient the best care possible.

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  • Center for Cardiovascular Care<br>

    Center for Cardiovascular Care
    200 Jose Figueres Ave
    Suite 325
    San Jose, CA 95116

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  • Munawar  Alavi, MD<br>

    Munawar Alavi, MD
    125 N Jackson Ave
    Suite 202
    San Jose, CA 95116

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  • 1688 Willow Street
    Suite C
    San Jose, CA 95125

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  • Fayaz  Asghar, MD<br>

    Fayaz Asghar, MD
    135 N Jackson Ave
    Suite 203
    San Jose, CA 95116

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  • Silpa  Avula, MD<br>

    Silpa Avula, MD
    2039 Forest Avenue
    Suite 201
    San Jose, CA 95128

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  • 2333 Mowry Avenue, #300
    Fremont, CA 94538

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  • Sharon A Bogerty, MD<br>

    Sharon A Bogerty, MD
    105 N. Bascom Avenue
    Suite 101B
    San Jose, CA 95128

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  • Heart and Vascular Associates<br>

    Heart and Vascular Associates
    175 North Jackson Avenue
    Suite 111
    San Jose, CA 95116

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  • Dan V Dang, MD<br>

    Dan V Dang, MD
    1143 Story Road
    Suite 260
    San Jose, CA 95122

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  • Henry J Fee, MD<br>

    Henry J Fee, MD
    14911 National Ave # 6
    Los Gatos, CA 95032

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  • Jaco  Fishenfeld, MD<br>

    Jaco Fishenfeld, MD
    150 N Jackson Ave
    Suite 105
    San Jose, CA 95116

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  • Heart and Vascular Associates<br>

    Heart and Vascular Associates
    515 South Drive
    Suite 23
    Mountain View, CA 94040

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  • Adil N Irani, MD<br>

    Adil N Irani, MD
    2333 Mowry Avenue
    Suite 300
    Fremont, CA 94538

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  • California Cardiovascular Consultants<br>

    California Cardiovascular Consultants
    1532 150th Ave.
    San Leandro, CA 94578

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  • California Cardiovascular Consultants<br>

    California Cardiovascular Consultants
    2333 Mowry Avenue
    Suite 309
    Fremont, CA 94538

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  • 2505 Samaritan Drive
    Suite 401
    San Jose, CA 95124

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  • Rhonda S Lappen, MD<br>

    Rhonda S Lappen, MD
    1688 Willow St
    Suite C
    San Jose, CA 95125

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  • Sang H Lee, MD<br>

    Sang H Lee, MD
    455 O'Connor Drive
    Suite 280
    San Jose, CA 95128

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  • Kenneth T Lee, MD<br>

    Kenneth T Lee, MD
    455 O'Connor Drive
    Suite 280
    San Jose, CA 95128

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  • John H Lien, MD<br>

    John H Lien, MD
    200 Jose Figueres Ave
    Suite 330
    San Jose, CA 95116

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  • Anthony C Lopez, MD<br>

    Anthony C Lopez, MD
    2039 Forest Ave
    Suite 201
    San Jose, CA 95128

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  • Adrian O Ma, MD<br>

    Adrian O Ma, MD
    200 Jose Figueres Avenue
    Suite 215
    San Jose, CA 95116

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  • San Jose Heart Institute<br>

    San Jose Heart Institute
    696 E Santa Clara Street
    Suite 108
    San Jose, CA 95112

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  • Ngai X Nguyen, MD<br>

    Ngai X Nguyen, MD
    696 E Santa Clara St
    Suite 108
    San Jose, CA 95112

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  • California Cardiovascular Consultants<br>

    California Cardiovascular Consultants
    175 N. Jackson Ave
    Suite 103
    San Jose, CA 95116

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  • Mehrdad  Rezaee, MD<br>

    Mehrdad Rezaee, MD
    2030 Forest Avenue
    Suite 210
    San Jose, CA 95128

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  • San Jose Cardiac Gruop<br>

    San Jose Cardiac Gruop
    3803 S. Bascom Avenue
    Suite 102
    Campbell, CA 95008

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  • 105 N. Bascom Avenue
    Suite 204
    San Jose, CA 95128

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  • Shahid K Siddiqui, MD<br>

    Shahid K Siddiqui, MD
    200 Jose Figueres Ave
    Suite 320
    San Jose, CA 95116

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  • San Jose Cardiac Surgery Group<br>

    San Jose Cardiac Surgery Group
    3803 South Bascom Avenue
    Suite 102
    Campbell, CA 95008

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  • 455 O'Connor Drive
    Suite 280
    San Jose, CA 95128

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  • Michael P Tran, MD<br>

    Michael P Tran, MD
    1688 Willow Street
    Suite C
    San Jose, CA 95125

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  • James B Weidner, MD<br>

    James B Weidner, MD
    25 N 14th St
    Suite 635
    San Jose, CA 95112

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  • Hossein A Yazdy, MD<br>

    Hossein A Yazdy, MD
    25 N 14th St
    Suite 670
    San Jose, CA 95112

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