If you need emergency medical attention, call the Bucks County Emergency
Medical Service number “911”.
TO REACH THE LOWER BUCKS HOSPITAL EMERGENCY ROOM, FOLLOW THE BLUE “H”
HOSPITAL DIRECTIONAL SIGNS.
When you need medical attention immediately, the Emergency Room provides
life saving care. Thousands of lives have benefited from the quick skills
of the LBH emergency team. From sports injuries to cardiac events, the
LBH Emergency Room is ready to help our community immediately.
More than 30,000 people annually visit the LBH Emergency Room, by far the
busiest in Bucks County. Board Certified emergency medicine physicians
and highly trained critical care registered nurses are key players on
a team that is available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. . . just in case.
Lower Bucks Hospital Emergency Department has among the shortest wait times
of any hospital in the area. Your time to see our highly qualified medical
staff will be measured in minutes not hours. If admission to the hospital
is required, you will be admitted via a special admissions unit so you
won't wait for a bed.
Lower Bucks Hospital Emergency Department is staffed by board-certified
physicians with extensive training in emergency medicine as well as certified
physician assistants. Our nursing staff consists of highly trained and
certified emergency nurses and emergency department technicians.
A dedicated room for state-of-the-art imaging, including CT scanning and
X-ray equipment, is located within the Emergency Department, so we can
diagnose your injuries immediately.
Lower Bucks Hospital Emergency Department is also experienced in treating
ST-Elevation Myocardial Infarction (STEMI), a very serious type of heart
attack in which one of the heart’s major arteries (one of the arteries
that supplies oxygen and nutrient-rich blood to the heart muscle) is blocked.
In these cases, time is of the essence. Our full-service cardiac surgery
center with a cardiac catheterization lab ensures that you will be treated
quickly, increasing the odds of survival.
When you are discharged from the Emergency Department, we will connect
with your doctor and if you don't have one, we can assign one to you
to ensure continued health. Lower Bucks Hospital is affiliated with some
of the top medical specialists in the region.
We understand that nobody likes going to the emergency room. But rest
assured that when you visit the Emergency Department at Lower Bucks Hospital,
our compassionate medical staff will work to get you better, faster.