Division of Emergency Medicine

Division of Emergency Medicine


Delta Emergency Department

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Emergency Medicine Home


The Division of Emergency Medicine is dedicated to improving outcomes of acutely ill and injured patients through high quality, cost efficient care, education, and research. All full-time SLUCare Physicians in the department are board certified/eligible in Emergency Medicine. All our nurses are TNCC trained and together we use a team approach to provide our patients with the best care available.

SSM Health Saint Louis University Hospital is a Level 1 Trauma Center providing comprehensive emergency care. We are the only Level 1 Trauma Center in St. Louis with state certifications in both Missouri and Illinois. The hospital treats more than 48,500 emergency medicine patients per year, including over 3,000 trauma cases, and has an acuity level higher than the national average.

Our Mission is to provide the best emergency services to our patients and their families. We are committed to the advancement of knowledge and professionalism of our students and residents. We have a commitment to the dignity and respect of all patients.

SLU ED Entrance

ED Statistics

Number of ED Visits: 48,500

Number of Trauma Visits: 3,000

ACS Level 1 Trauma Center

Regional Stroke Center

Emergency Medicine Residency:

  • PGY 1-3
  • Number residents per year: 7


Dr. Laurie Byrne

   Dr. Laurie Byrne
   Division Chief
   Phone: 314-577-8776
   email: byrnele@slu.edu



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