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University Medical Center Emergency Care

  • Category: University Medical Center New Orleans
  • Location Type: Care Locations

About this Location

You can never predict when an accident will occur, but you can trust the emergency experts at University Medical Center New Orleans to be prepared to care for you when they do. Our Emergency Department doctors, nurses, and staff have dedicated their lives to saving yours—24 hours a day, 7 days a week to care for those with urgent emergency medical conditions such as injuries, illnesses, and mental health emergencies.

Emergency location & directions:

Our Emergency Department is located on the second floor of the hospital at 2000 Canal Street, New Orleans, LA 70112.

Please note: Patients can be dropped off at the Emergency Department entrance. Free patient parking is available in our garage at the intersection of Tulane Avenue and South Johnson Street.

When to call 911?

Call 911 in a medical emergency such as if someone is unconscious, gasping for air or not breathing, experiencing an allergic reaction, having chest pain, bleeding uncontrollably, or any other symptoms that require immediate medical attention.

When calling, remember to stay calm and be prepared to give them the information they need, including:

  • Address or location of emergency
  • Brief description of emergency
  • Number of people sick or injured
  • A call-back number